History of rugby union matches between Argentina and Australia

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The Australian Wallabies first played against Argentina (Los Pumas) on 27 October 1979, resulting in a win to Argentina. The teams have met twenty-one times, with Australia winning sixteen, Argentina four and one match drawn. Two of the encounters have been Rugby World Cup pool matches, in 1991 and 2003.

The teams' next Tests will be in the 2014 Rugby Championship where Australia will be trying to defend the Puma Trophy.

Puma Trophy[edit]

Main article: Puma Trophy
2014 Puma Trophy
Date Venue Home Team Score Away Team Competitions Winner
4 October 2014 Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza Argentina   Australia 2014 Rugby Championship
13 September 2014 Cbus Super Stadium, Gold Coast Australia  32 – 25  Argentina  Australia

Overall summary[edit]

Details Played Won by  Australia Won by  Argentina Drawn Australia points Argentina points
In Australia 12 11 1 0 358 166
In Argentina 9 5 3 1 203 157
Neutral venue 1 1 0 0 32 19
Overall 22 17 4 1 593 342

Results[edit]

Date Venue Score Victor Comments
4 October 2014 Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza 2014 Rugby Championship
13 September 2014 Cbus Super Stadium, Gold Coast 32 – 25  Australia
5 October 2013 Gigante de Arroyito, Rosario 17 – 54  Australia 2013 Rugby Championship
14 September 2013 Subiaco Oval, Perth 14 – 13  Australia
6 October 2012 Gigante de Arroyito, Rosario 19 – 25  Australia 2012 Rugby Championship
15 September 2012 Skilled Park, Gold Coast 23 – 19  Australia
10 October 2003 Stadium Australia, Sydney 24 – 8  Australia 2003 Rugby World Cup
2 November 2002 River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires 6 – 17  Australia
24 June 2000 Bruce Stadium, Canberra 32 – 25  Australia
17 June 2000 Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane 53 – 6  Australia
8 November 1997 Estadio Ricardo Etcheverry, Buenos Aires 18 – 16  Argentina
1 November 1997 Estadio Ricardo Etcheverry, Buenos Aires 15 – 23  Australia
6 May 1995 Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney 30 – 13  Australia
30 April 1995 Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane 53 – 7  Australia
4 October 1991 Stradey Park, Llanelli 32 – 19  Australia 1991 Rugby World Cup
7 November 1987 Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires 27 – 19  Argentina
31 October 1987 Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires 19 – 19   draw
12 July 1986 Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney 26 – 0  Australia
6 July 1986 Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane 39 – 19  Australia
7 August 1983 Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney 29 – 13  Australia
31 July 1983 Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane 3 – 18  Argentina
3 November 1979 Estadio Ricardo Etcheverry, Buenos Aires 12 – 17  Australia
27 October 1979 Estadio Ricardo Etcheverry, Buenos Aires 24 – 13  Argentina

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