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  21 – 17  Australia 2014 Rugby Championship  Argentina
13 September 2014 Cbus Super Stadium, Gold Coast Australia  32 – 25  Argentina  Australia

Summary[edit]

Overall[edit]

Details Played Won by
 Argentina
Won by
 Australia
Drawn Argentina points Australia points
In Argentina 10 4 5 1 178 220
In Australia 12 1 11 0 166 358
Neutral venue 1 0 1 0 19 32
Overall 23 5 17 1 363 610

Records[edit]

Note: Date shown in brackets indicates when the record was or last set.

Record Argentina Australia
Longest winning streak 1 (4 Oct 2014–Present) 9 (17 Jun 2000–4 Oct 2014)
Largest points for
Home 27 (7 November 1987) 53 (17 June 2000)
Away 25 (13 September 2014) 54 (5 October 2013)
Largest winning margin
Home 8 (7 November 1987) 47 (17 June 2000)
Away 15 (31 July 1983) 37 (5 October 2013)

Results[edit]

No. Date Venue Score Winner Comments
23 4 October 2014 Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza 21 – 17  Argentina 2014 Rugby Championship
22 13 September 2014 Cbus Super Stadium, Gold Coast 32 – 25  Australia
21 5 October 2013 Gigante de Arroyito, Rosario 17 – 54  Australia 2013 Rugby Championship
20 14 September 2013 Subiaco Oval, Perth 14 – 13  Australia
19 6 October 2012 Gigante de Arroyito, Rosario 19 – 25  Australia 2012 Rugby Championship
18 15 September 2012 Skilled Park, Gold Coast 23 – 19  Australia
17 10 October 2003 Stadium Australia, Sydney 24 – 8  Australia 2003 Rugby World Cup
16 2 November 2002 River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires 6 – 17  Australia
15 24 June 2000 Bruce Stadium, Canberra 32 – 25  Australia
14 17 June 2000 Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane 53 – 6  Australia
13 8 November 1997 Estadio Ricardo Etcheverry, Buenos Aires 18 – 16  Argentina
12 1 November 1997 Estadio Ricardo Etcheverry, Buenos Aires 15 – 23  Australia
11 6 May 1995 Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney 30 – 13  Australia
10 30 April 1995 Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane 53 – 7  Australia
9 4 October 1991 Stradey Park, Llanelli 32 – 19  Australia 1991 Rugby World Cup
8 7 November 1987 Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires 27 – 19  Argentina
7 31 October 1987 Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires 19 – 19   draw
6 12 July 1986 Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney 26 – 0  Australia
5 6 July 1986 Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane 39 – 19  Australia
4 7 August 1983 Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney 29 – 13  Australia
3 31 July 1983 Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane 3 – 18  Argentina
2 3 November 1979 Estadio Ricardo Etcheverry, Buenos Aires 12 – 17  Australia
1 27 October 1979 Estadio Ricardo Etcheverry, Buenos Aires 24 – 13  Argentina

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