1971 Argentina rugby union tour of South Africa

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1971 Argentina tour in South Africa
Type P W D L
Total: 14 9 1 4
Test match: 2[1] 1 0 1
Opp. P W D L
Union of South Africa Gazelles 2[2] 1 0 1
Statistics against Test match opponents

The 1971 Argentina rugby union tour of South Africa was a series of 14 matches played by the Argentina national rugby union team in June and July 1971.

It was the second tour of Argentinian team in South Africa, six year after the 1965 tour .

The "Pumas" didn't play against Springboks (playing meanwhile in Australia, but againnts the Gazelles, the selection of emerging young players.

Originally was scheduled also a match in Rhodesia, but it was cancelled after a prohibition of Argentine government.[3]

Matches[edit]

26 June 1971
South Est Transvaal 3 - 21 Argentina Argentina XV
Try: M.Pascual, D.Morgan, G.Blacksley, B.Otaño
Con: H.Méndez 3
Pen: H.Méndez
Witbank
Referee: Roberts (South Africa)

South East Transvall: M.de Pager; B.Strydom, J.Killitan, S.Breytenbach, K.Ferreira; K.Nel, J.Van Zyl; O.Du Preez, L.Luus, J.de Lange; L.Van der Merwe, K.Venter; S.Du Tand, H.Steenkamp (capt.), J.Taljaard.
Argentina:D.Morgan; M.Pascual, R.Matarazzo, A.Travaglini, M.Walther; H.Méndez, G.Blacksley; R.Foster, R.Handley, L.García Yáñez; B.Otaño, A.Anthony; M.Morgan, H.Silva (capt.), N.Carbone.


30 June 1971
East.Orange Free State 0 - 26 Argentina Argentina XV
Try: M.Pascual 2, T.Harris-Smith, N.Carbone,
Con: D.Margan
Pen: D.Morgan, H.Méndez
Drop: T.Harris Smith 2
Bethlehem
Referee: Cas de Bruyn (South Africa)

Eastern Orange Free State: G.Kotze: M.Van Rensburg, K.Wessel, P.Pultney, J.Visagie; D.Fourie, Pultney; R.Simes, J.Mintz, T.Human; G.Jordany K.Scheespers; C.Betern, J.Bell, T.Lyell.
Argentina:D.Morgan; M.Pascual, J.Walther, A.Travaglini, M.Walther, H.Méndez, A.Etchegaray; R.Foster, R.Handley, H.Incola: N.Carbone, B.Otaño; A.Anthony, H.Silva (capt.), J.Wittman.


3 July 1971
Northern Universities 20 - 14 Argentina Argentina XV
Try: Ch.Parker, A.Millar, D.Gradwell
Con: D.Gradwell
Pen: D.Gradwell 3
Try: E.Morgan,
Con: D.Morgan
Pen: D.Morgan 2, T.Harris-Smith
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Referee: Moolman (South Africa)

Northern Universities: O.de Meyer; A.Millar, D.van Wyk, B.Grace, Ch.Parker; D.Gradwell, J.Osthuizen; R.Portgieter, K.Resnick (capt.), N.Bezuidenbout; P.Bezuidenbout, T.Bernard; P.Du Pleussis, J.Stofberg, B.Bernardo.
Argentina:D.Morgan; E.Morgan, A.Rodríguez Jurado, A.Travaglini, M.Walther; T.Harris-Smith, A.Etchegaray; R.Foster, R.Handley, L.García Yáñez; A.Anthony B.Otaño; N.Carbone, H.Silva (capt.), M.Morgan.


7 July 1971
SA Colleges 13 - 18 Argentina Argentina XV
Try: J.De Vos 2 C.Classen
Con: J.Sauerman 2
Try: A.Rodríguez Jurado 2, J.Walther
Pen: R.Espagnol
Drop: R.Espagnol, T.Harris-Smith
Olen Park, Potchefstroom
Referee: Bert Wooley (South Africa)

South African Colleges: J.Sauerman; G.Germisius, J.Croftd-Jones, J.de Vos, Jan Pretorius; C.Classen, B.Wolmarans; R.van der Merwe, J.Wagenaer, R.Marchant; C.Knoetze, P.Clarke; J.Joubert, J.Kleingeld, M.Kocket.
Argentina:R.Espagnol; M.Pascual, A.Rodríguez Jurado, J.Walther, A.Travaglini; T.Harris-Smith, G.Blaksley; H.Incola, J.Constante, R.Foster, A.Anthony, B.Otaño; H.Miguens, H.Silva (capt.), J.Wittman.


10 July 1971
Natal 6 - 11 Argentina Argentina XV
Try: Greyling
Drop: M.Swanby
Try: A.Travaglini
Con: R.Espagnol;
Pen: A.Travaglini 2
Durban
Referee: W.Lane (South Africa)

Natal: M.Swanby; R.Pitcher, R.Greyling, P.de Lange, M.Warner; T.Mehrtens, C.Hola; T. Dannahauser, J.Krotzingery R.Steyn (capt.); M.Van Rensburg, M.Mckenzie; F.Jackson, S.Labuschagno, D.Van der Berg.
Argentina:D.Morgan; M.Pascual, R.Matarazzo, A.Travaglini, J.Walther; R.Espagnol, G.Blaksley; J.Wittman, H.Silva (capt.), N.Carbone; A.Anthony, B.Otaño; R.Foster, R.Handley, H.Incola.


14 July 1971
Northern Orange Free State 16 - 23 Argentina Argentina XV
Try: Armes, F.Aucamp, W.Potgieter;
Con: F.Froneman 2
Pen: F.Froneman
Try: R.Matarazzo,
Con: R.Espagnol;
Pen: R.Espagnol 4
Drop: R.Espagnok, A.Etchegaray
Welkom
Referee: Max Baise (South Africa)

Northern Orange Free State: J.Louw; F.Aucamp; B.Harris, D.Boytma, W.Armes; F.Froneman; J.van Eevter; H.Boerseun Roux, W.Potgieter; E.Kapp, J.Vandenberg; H.Fourie.B.Colette, J.Tredoux.
Argentina:D.Morgan; M.Pascual, J.Walther, R.Matarazzo, E.Morgan; R.Espagnol y a.Etchegaray; M.Morgan, H.Silva (capt.), J.Wittman; A.Anthony, J.Fernández; A.Orzábal, R. Handley, L.García Yáñez


17 July 1971
SA Gazelles South Africa 12 - 6  Argentina
Try: B.Swartz, C.Holm
Pen: J.Van Deventer
Drop: J.Van Deventer
Pen: R.Espagnol 2
Port Elizabeth
Referee: Cas de Bruyn (South Africa)

Gazelles: J.van Deventer; T.Du Toit, A.Swartz, A.van Staden, L.Vogel; J.Barnard, C.Hola; B.Neetling, J.Wagenaar, R.Potgieter; J.Jamneck, J.van Aswegen; M.van Resnburg, P.vanDeventer, C.Grobler.
Argentina:D.Morgan; M.Pascual, R.Matarazzo, A.Rodríguez Jurado, A.Travaglini; R.Espagnol, G.Blaksley; H.Silva (capt.), J.Wittman, N.Carbone; B.Otaño, A.Anthony; R.Foster, R.Handley, L.García Yáñez.


21 July 1971
South West Districts 11 - 17 Argentina Argentina XV
Try: L.Du Toit
Con: G.de Kok
Pen: G.de Kok 2
Try: M.Walther, A.Rodríguez Jurado 2, H.Silva
Con: H.Silva
Pen: T.Harris-Smith
Mossel Bay
Referee: A.Malan (South Africa)

South Western Districts: G.Kok; J.Bester, F.Stander, F.van Zyl, H.Faricius; S.de Oplesis, S.Bradley; P.Carstens, H.Vester, L.Du Toit; T.van der Westhuizen, J.Swec, C.Pretorius, S.Jonker.
Argentina:D.Morgan; M.Walther, A.Travaglini, A.Rodríguez Jurado, M.Pascual; T.Harris-Smith, A.Etchegaray; R.Foster, J.Constante, H.Incola; M.Morgan, B.Otaño; L.García Yáñez, H.Silva (capt.), J.Wittman.


24 July 1971
South Africa Country District 0 - 16 Argentina Argentina XV
Try: H.Silva, M.Morgan, R.Matarazzo;
Con: T.Harris-Smith 2
Drop: T.Harris-Smith
Wellinton
Referee: Roberts (South Africa)

South Africa CD: A.Joubet; O.Fourie, B.Swartz, K.Walkdeck, P.Ackerman; L.Gerber, F.Duplessis; D.van der Merwe, D.Slabbert, D.Coleshan; B.Stander, K.Engelbrecht; J.Kritzinger, B.Jamneck, D.Vorster. <k->Argentina:D.Morgan; M.Pascual, A.Travaglini, A.Rodríguez Jurado, M.Walther; T.Harris-Smith, A.Etchegaray; H.Silva (capt.), M.Morgan, J.Wittman; A.Anthony, B.Otaño; R.Foster, R.Handley, L.García Yáñez.


28 July 1971
Southern Universities 12 - 9 Argentina Argentina XV
Try: F. Burger
Pen: J. Snyman 3
Try: M. Pascual
Pen: T. Harris-Smith 2
Cape Town
Referee: B.Calita (South Africa)

Southern Universities: R.Carlson; P.Berning, J.Snyman, J.van der Merwe, J.Engelbrecht (capt.); J.Nel, F.de Villiers; R.Bryant, B.Butler, R.Stader; J.Le Roux, G.Watt; F.Burger, B.Cohetes, P.Le Roux.
Argentina:D.Morgan; M.Pascual, A.Travaglini, J.Walther, M.Walther; T.Harris-Smith, A.Etchegaray, H.Silva (capt.), M.Morgan, J.Wittman; A.Anthony, B.Otaño; R.Foster, R.Handley, L.García Yáñez


31 July 1971
North West Cape 3 - 17 Argentina Argentina XV
Pen: B.Young
Try: J.Walther, R.Foster
Con: R.Espagnol
Pen: R.Espagnol
Drop: R.Espagnol 2,
Upington
Referee: Wege (South Africa)

North west Cape: Ch.Husamen; P.Maas, K.de Jong, J.Kotze, A.van Tonder; L.Harvey, T.van Zyl; N.De Pager; D.Herman, T.Kamfer; J.Niewoudt, H.Engelbrech (capt.); M.Vincent, V.Hanekom, B.Young.
Argentina:H.Silva (capt.); E.Morgan, G.Blacksley, J.Wittman, N.Carbone; A. Anthony, J.Fernández; H.Incola, U.Constante, R.Foster.


3 August 1971
Far North 6 - 6 Argentina Argentina XV
Pen: B.Viljoen
Drop: F.Roux
Try: A.Rodríguez Jurado, M.Walther
Pietersburg
Referee: Max Baise (South Africa)

Argentina:D.Morgan; M.Walther, A.Rodríguez Jurado, G.Blacksley, N.Pérez; R.Espagnol, A.Etchegaray; N.Carbone, H.Miguens, M.Morgan; J.Fernández, A.Orzábal; H.Incola, J.Constante, L.García Yáñez


7 August 1971
SA Gazelles South Africa 0 - 12  Argentina
Pen: T.Harris-Smith 2
Drop: T.Harris-Smith 2
Pretoria
Referee: Cas de Bruyn (South Africa)

Gazelles: J.van Deventer; D.Svodoba, R.Swartz, T.Symons, A.Leter; D.Svodoba, R.Holm; T.Neetling (capt.), J.Wagenaar, D.Coleshaw; P.van Devente, J.van Aswegen; M.van Rensburg, K.van Dyck, K.Grobler.
Argentina:D.Morgan; M.Walther, A.Rodríguez Jurado, A.Travaglini, M.Pascual; T.Harris, A.Etchegaray; H.Silva (capt.), J.Wittman, M.Morgan; A.Anthony, J.Fernández; R.Foster, R.Handley, H.Incola.


11 August 1971
Giqualand West 22 - 11 Argentina Argentina XV
Try: de K.Waldeck, B.Swartz
T.Smith, B.Fourie
Con: P.Smith, P.Visagie
Pen: P.Smith, P.Visagie,
Try: M.Walther
Con: T.Harris-Smith;
Pen: de T.Harris-Smit
Drop: A.Etchegaray
Kimberley
Referee: Corin (South Africa)

Griqualand West: T.Smith; O.Fourie, B.Swartz, K.Waldeck, J.Lategan; P.Visagie, J.Viljoen; B.Fourie, D.Slabbert, S.Nel; P.Smith, J.Theron; V.Schnetler, P.van Deventer, D.Vorster.
Argentina:D.Morgan; M.Pascual, A.Travaglini, R.Matarazzo, M.Walther; T.Harris-Smith, A.Etchegaray; H.Silva (capt.), H.Miguens, J.Wittman; B.Otaño, L.García Yáñez; R.Foster, R.Handley, H.Incola

Sources[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The matches with South Africa Gazelles were considered as match only by Union Argentina de Rugby
  2. ^ Not "cap match" for South African Rugby Board
  3. ^ (Spanish) Union Argentina dr Rugby Memorias 1971 pag.9