1979 Argentina rugby union tour of New Zealand

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1979 Argentina rugby union tour of New Zealand
Tour captain(s) Hugo Porta
Summary
P W D L
Total
9 6 0 3
Test match
2 0 0 2
Opponent
P W D L
 New Zealand
2[1] 0 0 2

The 1979 Argentina rugby union tour of New Zealand was a series of nine matches played by the Argentina national rugby union team in August and September 1979.

Matches[edit]

22 August 1979
Poverty Bay RFU 3 - 26 Argentina XV
Pen: Whittle
Try: Madero, A.Iachetti
Sansot, Travaglini
Con: Porta 2
Pen: Porta 2
Rugby Park, Gisborne
Referee: W.L..Adlam (Wanganui)

Poverty Bay: G.Muir G.Bárbara, L.Bárbara, W.Isaac, K.Me.Pherson; J.Whittle, P.Duncan; S.Spence, P.Tocker, Newlands; T.Arthur, W.Muir; W.Mc Farlane, G.Allen, R.Newlands
Argentina: M.Sansot; P.Campo, M.Loffreda, R.Madero, A.Cappelletti; H.Porta (capt.), A.Soares Gache; H.Silva, T.Petersen, G.Travaglini; A.Iachetti, M.Iachetti; H.Nicola,J.Pérez Coba, E.Rodríguez


25 August 1979
Auckland RFU 13 - 18 Argentina XV
Try: G.Cunningham
Pen: M.Richards, R.Dunn
Drop: de M.Richard
Try: Petersen, Madero
Con: Sansot 2
Pen: Sansot 2
Eden Park, Auckland
Referee: G.Duffy (Taranaki)

Auckland: C.Farrell; B.Williams, G.Cunningham, T.Twigden, M.Milla; P.Richards, R.Dunn, S.Vaout'ua, K.Ramsay, M.Trapp; A.Haden, J.Al len; E.Johstone (capt.), K.Boyle, L.Toki.
Argentina M.Sansot; M.Campo, M .Loffreda, R.Madero, A.Cappelletti; Porta (capt.), A.Soares Gache; H, Silva, T.Petersen, G.Travaglini; A.Iachetti, M.Iachetti; H.Nicola, J.Pérez Coba, E.Rodríguez.


29 August 1979
Manawatu 10 - 21 Argentina XV
Try: A.Tatana, K.Granger
Con: G.Old
Try: Loffreda, Petersen
Con: Porta 2
Pen: Porta 2
Drop: Porta
Showground Oval, Palmerston North
Referee: T.Docey (Canterbury)

Manawatu:A.Innes; M.O´Callaghan, A.Tatans, L.Cameron, K.Granber; J.Carroll, M.Donaldson; S.Fleming, T.Sole, G.Old; M.Rosenbrook, M.Shaw; D.Clara, G.Knight, R.Gaskin.
Argentina R.Muñiz (41' Gauweloose); M.Campo, M.Loffreda R.Madero, A.Cappelletti; H.Porta (capt.), R.Landajo; E.Ure, T.Petersen, R.Lucke; A.Iachetti, G.Travaglini; H.Nicola, J.Pérez Coba, E.Rodríguez.


1 September 1979
Bay of Plenty 12 - 32 Argentina XV
Pen: G.Rowlands 4
Try: Sansot, Cappelletti, Mastai
Con: Porta
Pen: Porta 3
Drop: Porta 3
Rotorua
Referee: G.Harrison (Wellington)

Bay of Plenty: Rowlands; D.C.Wanoa, K.A, Ngamanu, E.J.Stokes, J.T.Kamizona; L.J.Brake, P.E. Cook; A, M.Mc Naughton, F.K.Shelford, G.W.Elvin; P.M.Chadwick, C.J.Ross; R.J.Moore, H.Reid, M.Shew.
Argentina M.Sansot (G.D.Cappelletti.); M.Campo, M.Loffreda, R.Madero, J.H.Gauweloose, H.Porta (capt.), R.Landajo; R.Mastei, A.Silva, G.Travaglini; A.Iachetti, M.Iachetti; A.Voltán, A.Cubelli, E.Rodríguez.


4 September 1979
Taranaki 9 - 19 Argentina XV
Pen: S.Davidson 2
Drop: P. Martin
Try: Loffreda, Soares Gache
Con: Porta
Pen: Porta
Drop: Porta, Madero
Rugby Park, New Plymouth
Referee: Farnsworth (Auckland)

Taranaki: Davidson, B.Gould; M.Thomson, M, Watts, P.Wharehoka; P.Martin, D.Loveridge; E.Fleming, G.Mourie (capt.), C.Cooper, I.Eliason, J.Thwaites; B.Mc Eldowney, F.O` Carroll, J.Mc.Eldouney.
Argentina E, Sanguinetti; M.Campo, R.Madero, M.Loffreda, A.Cappelletti ; H.Porta (capt.), A.Soares Gache; T, Petersen t:.Ure, R.Lucke; A.Iachetti, G.Travaglini; H.Nicola, J,Pérez Cobo, F, Morel.


8 September 1979
New Zealand XV  18 - 9  Argentina
Pen: Wilson 5
Drop: Dunn
Pen: Porta
Drop: Porta 2
Carisbrook, Dunedin
Attendance: 20.000
Referee: G.Harrison (Wellington)
New Zealand XV Argentina
Richard Wilson FB 15 FB Martin Sansot
Bernie Fraser W 14 W Adolfo Cappelletti
Gary Cunningham C 13 C Marcelo Loffreda
Lachie Cameron C 12 C Rafael Madero
Brian Ford W 11 W Marcelo Campo
Eddie Dunn FH 10 FH Hugo Porta (capt.)
(capt.) Dave Loveridge SH 9 SH Alfredo Soares Gache
Murray Mexted N8 8 N8 Gabriel Travaglini
Wayne Graham F 7 F Tomas Petersen
Ken Stewart F 6 F Hector Silva
John Fleming L 5 L Marcos Iachetti
Vance Stewart L 4 L Alejandro Iachetti
John Ashworth P 3 P Topo Rodriguez
Peter Sloane H 2 H Javier Perez Cobo
Barry Thompson P 1 P Hugo Nicola

11 September 1979
South Canterbury 13 - 23 Argentina XV
Try: R.Teahen
Pen: T.Kelly 3
Try: Sansot, Ure, Picardo
Con: Porta
Pen: Porta
Drop: Porta 2
Fraser Park, Timaru
Referee: N.Thomas (Manawatu)

South Canterbury: T.Kelly; N.Richards, R.Heron, G.O'Brien, R.Teahen; L.Jaffray, K.Tarrant; N. Glass, H.King, D.Callan; U.Bell, M.Kerse; J.Cleverley, T.Murphy, M.Lindsay
Argentina M.Sansot; M.Campo, R.Madero, J.P.Picardo, J.Gauweloose H.Porta (capt.), R.Landajo; E.Ure, T.Petersen, R.Lucke; A.Iachetti, G.Travaglini; W.Voltán, A.Cubelli, F.Morel


15 September 1979
New Zealand XV  15 - 6  Argentina
Try: Cunningham, Loveridge
Con: Wilson 2
Pen: Wilson
Pen: Porta 2
Athletic Park, Wellington
Attendance: .000
Referee: T.F. Doocey (Canterbury)
New Zealand XV Argentina
Richard Wilson FB 15 FB Martin Sansot
Bernie Fraser W 14 W Adolfo Cappelletti
Gary Cunningham C 13 C Marcelo Loffreda
Kieran Keane C 12 C Rafael Madero
Brian Ford W 11 W Marcelo Campo
Eddie Dunn FH 10 FH Hugo Porta (capt.)
(capt.) Dave Loveridge SH 9 SH Alfredo Soares Gache
Murray Mexted N8 8 N8 Hector Silva
Michael Burgoyne F 7 F Tomas Petersen
Ken Stewart F 6 F Ernesto Ure
John Fleming L 5 L Alejandro Iachetti
Vance Stewart L 4 L Gabriel Travaglini
John Ashworth P 3 P Hugo Nicola
Peter Sloane H 2 H Javier Perez Cobo
Barry Thompson P 1 P Topo Rodriguez

18 September 1979
Counties Manukau 18 - 11 Argentina XV
Try: G.Taylor, W.Mc Lean
Con: M.Codlin 2
Pen: M.Codlin 2
Try: Landajo, Porta
Drop: Porta
Pukekohe
Referee: J.Pring

Counties: B.Lendrum; R.Kururangi, P.Reilly, B.Robertson, G.Taylor W.Me lean, M.Codlin; P. Clatworthy, H.Habraken, A.Dawson, J.Rawiri, G.Spiers; R.Ketels, A.Daltan (capt.), J.Hughes.
Argentina M.Sansot; M.Campo, M.Loffreda, R.Madero, A.Cappelletti H.Porta (capt.), R.Landajo; E.Use, T.Petersen, G.Travaglini; A.Iachetti, M.Iachetti; A.Voltán, A.Cuballi, E.Rodríguez.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Not "cap match" for NZRU

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