1951 Campeonato Argentino de Rugby

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7° Campeonato Argentino
Countries  Argentina
Champions Provincia (6th title)
Runners-up Capital

The 1951 Campeonato Argentino de Rugby was won by the selection of Buenos Aires Province ("Provincia") that beat in the final the selection of Capital

Rugby Union in Argentina in 1951[edit]



  • In November the Unión de Rugby del Río de la Plata (as was called before) change their name in "Unión Argentina de Rugby", as requested by the Argentina Olympic Committee .
  • In September, was played the "Torneo Internacional ABCU", originally think as part of 1951 Pan American Games, played in February. But was no possible to arrange a tournament of rugby for those games, so it was arranged in September.[1] The name "ABCU" was formed by the initial of nations participating.[2] After the 1958 edition, this tournament was recognized as the first edition of the competition.[3]


Quarters OF FINALS Semifinals Finale
19 August 26 August 2 September
Provincia 9
  UR Centro 6  
Litoral 3
UR Centro 22  
Provincia                     14
  Capital 5
Río Paranà 3
La Plata                     22  
La Plata                     3
  Capital 8  

Knock out stages[edit]

19 August Litoral - UR del centro del Pais 3 - 22 Rosario
19 August Río Paranà - La Plata 3 - 22 Paranà

26 August Capital - La Plata 8 - 3 Gim.y Esg., Buenos Aires
26 August Provincia - UR del centro del Pais 9 - 6 Gim.y Esg., Buenos Aires


Provincia : H. Solveyra, E. Caffarone, A. Palma, J. L. Guidi, C. Arana, R. Giles, G. Ehrman, L. Allen, M. Sarandón, R. Ochoa, J. S. Morganti (Cap.), E. Domínguez, R. Follet, C. Swain, C. Travaglini.
Capital: M. A. Miguel Villar, D. Evans, E. Fernández del Casal, R. Bazán, K. Green, I. Comas, P. Felisari, C. Bertolotto, H. Fiorioli, J. O'Farrell, J. Piccardo, C. Morea, M. Lanusse, F. Erazun, R. Pont Lezica.


  1. ^ Memorias 1951
  2. ^ [1] URU - Teros / Historia
  3. ^ [2] Clarín - Argentina, campeón sudamericano