History of rugby union matches between Argentina and Italy

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Argentina first played against Italy in 1978 in Rovigo, with Italy running out 19-6 winners. They next met in the Rugby World Cup in 1987, Argentina coming out on top 25-16. Since then, Argentina have had the better record.[1]

Summary[edit]

Overall[edit]

Details Played Won by
 Argentina
Won by
 Italy
Drawn Argentina points Italy points
In Argentina 8 5 2 0 222 131
In Italy 9 7 2 0 206 148
Neutral venue 3 1 1 1 68 65
Overall 20 14 5 1 496 344

Records[edit]

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

Record Argentina Italy
Longest winning streak 5 (15 Nov 2008–Present) 1 (28 June 2008)
Largest points for
Home 38 (14 July 2001) 29 (17 June 2005)
Away 39 (19 November 2005) 31 (4 June 1995)
Largest winning margin
Home 21 (14 July 2001) 13 (24 October 1978)
Away 32 (16 November 2002) 6 (4 June 1995)

Results[edit]

No. Date Venue Score Winner Comments
20 15 November 2014 Stadio Luigi Ferraris, Genoa 18 – 20  Argentina 2014 end of year test
19 23 November 2013 Stadio Olimpico, Rome 14 – 19  Argentina 2013 end of year test
18 9 June 2012 Estadio Bicentenario, San Juan 37 – 22  Argentina Italian Tour of Americas
17 13 November 2010 Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi, Verona 16 – 22  Argentina 2010 end of year rugby union tests
16 15 November 2008 Stadio Olimpico, Turin 14 – 22  Argentina 2008 end of year rugby union tests
15 28 June 2008 Estadio Olímpico, Córdoba 12 – 13  Italy 2008 mid year test
14 9 June 2007 Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza 24 – 6  Argentina 2007 mid year test
13 18 November 2006 Stadio Flaminio, Rome 16 – 23  Argentina 2006 end of year rugby union tests
12 19 November 2005 Stadio Marassi, Genoa 22 – 39  Argentina 2005 end of year rugby union tests
11 17 June 2005 Estadio Olímpico, Córdoba 29 – 30  Italy
10 11 June 2005 Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta 35 – 21  Argentina
9 16 November 2002 Stadio Flaminio, Rome 6 – 38  Argentina
8 14 July 2001 Ferrocaril Oeste, Buenos Aires 38 – 17  Argentina
7 7 November 1998 Stadio Comunale Beltrametti, Piacenza 23 – 19  Italy
6 22 October 1997 Stade Antoine-Béguère, Lourdes 18 – 18   draw
5 17 October 1995 Monumental José Fierro, Tucumán 26 – 6  Argentina
4 4 June 1995 Buffalo City Stadium, East London 25 – 31  Italy 1995 Rugby World Cup
3 24 June 1989 Vélez Sársfield, Buenos Aires 21 – 16  Argentina
2 28 May 1987 Lancaster Park, Christchurch 25 – 16  Argentina 1987 Rugby World Cup
1 24 October 1978 Stadio Comunale Mario Battaglini, Rovigo 19 – 6  Italy

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