It was a great year for Argentina Rugby Union : at the 1999 Rugby World Cup, the "Pumas" obtained an historical qualification to quarter of final, beating in the play-off, the Ireland. In the quarter the Pumas were beaten by France.
Previously in August, Argentina visited Scotland and Ireland for a four match tour, in order to prepare the World Cup. A victory against Scotland and a loss with Ireland, are the most important results.
In JuneFrance visit Argentina, and won both test with "Pumas" (35-18 and 37-12)
In August, is Romania to visit Argentina, for a five match tour, The test is won by Pumas 68-22
Argentina national team, in September visit Japan for a short tour (two matches). With an experimental team. lost the test match against Japan national team (29-44). In November, The Pumas visit Europe. Played six match, with three losses with Italy, France and Wales in the test match.
In April there were the events for the "Centenary of Argentine Rugby". In April 17, the were a match between the Pumas and an international selection called "Resto del Mundo" (Rest of the World). The "Pumas" won 49-21.