2006 Wales rugby union tour of Argentina

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2006 Wales rugby union tour of Argentina
Manager Gareth Jenkins
Tour captain(s) Duncan Jones
Summary
P W D L
Total
02 00 00 02
Test match
02 00 00 02
Opponent
P W D L
 Argentina
2 0 0 2

The 2006 Wales rugby union tour of Argentina was a series of matches played in June 2006 in Argentina by the Wales national rugby union team.

Wales was managed by new coach Gareth Jenkins, nominated a month before to replace Mike Ruddock.

Results[edit]

First test[edit]

The first test was played in Puerto Madryn, where there is a community of Welsh descent which was originally part of the Welsh settlement in Argentina in the second half of the 19th century. Argentina after an equilibrate match.[1] There were the detud for Wales: I. Evans, Hibbard, James Hook, and Alun-Wyn Jones

11 June 2006
Argentina  27–25  Wales
Try: JM Fernandez Lobbe,
Leonelli, Nunez Piossek
Con: Todeschini 3
Pen: Todeschini 2
Try: Evans, Hook
M.Jones
Con: N. Robinson 2
Pen: N. Robinson 2
Estadio Raúl Conti, Puerto Madryn
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: A. Rolland Republic of Ireland

Argentina: 15.Juan Martin Hernandez, 14.Jose Nunez Piossek, 13.Gonzalo Tiesi, 12.Rafael Carballo, 11.Lucas Borges, 10.Federico Todeschini, 9.Agustin Pichot (capt.), 8.Gonzalo Longo, 7.Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe, 6.Juan Manuel Leguizamon, 5.Rimas Alvarez Kairelis, 4.Ignacio Fernadez Lobbe, 3.Martin Scelzo, 2.Mario Ledesma, 1.Rodrigo RonceroTemporarily suspended, – replacements: 17.Marcos Ayerza, 21.Francisco LeonelliNo entry : 16.Pablo Gambarini, 18.Santiago Sanz, 19.Martin Schusterman, 20.Nicolas Fernandez Miranda, 22.Federico Serra Miras
Wales: 15.Lee Byrne, 14.Mark Jones, 13.Jamie Robinson, 12.Matthew Watkins, 11.Shane Williams, 10.Nicky Robinson, 9.Mike Phillips, 8.Alix PophamTemporarily suspended, 7.Gavin ThomasTemporarily suspended, 6.Alun-Wyn Jones, 5.Ian Evans, 4.Ian Gough, 3.Adam R. Jones, 2.Matthew Rees, 1.Duncan Jones (capt.), – replacements: 16.Richard Hibbard, 18.John Yapp, 19.Gareth Delve, 21.James Hook, 22.Chris CzekajNo entry: 17.Rhys M. Thomas, 20.Andy Williams

Second test[edit]

The second test was played in Buenos Aires and Argentina won more easily[2]

17 June 2006
Argentina  45–27  Wales
Try: JM Fernandez Lobbe, Tiesi 2
Con: Todeschini 3
Pen: Todeschini 8
Try: Byrne, Delve, S. Williams
Con: Hook 2, N.Robinson
Pen: Hook 2, N.Robinson
Estadio J.Amalfitani, Buenos Aires
Attendance: .000
Referee: Dave Pearson England

Argentina: 15.Juan Martin Hernandez, 14.Lucas Borges, 13.Gonzalo Tiesi, 12.Felipe Contepomi, 11.Francisco Leonelli, 10.Federico Todeschini, 9.Agustin Pichot (capt.), 8.Gonzalo Longo, 7.Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe, 6.Martin Durand, 5.Rimas Alvarez Kairelis, 4.Ignacio Fernadez Lobbe, 3.Martin ScelzoTemporarily suspended, 2.Mario Ledesma, 1.Rodrigo Roncero, – replacements: 16.Pablo Gambarini, 17.Marcos Ayerza, 18.Manuel Carizza, 19.Martin Schusterman, 20.Nicolas Fernandez Miranda, 21.Jose Nunez Piossek, 22.Federico Serra Miras
Wales: 15.Lee Byrne, 14.Mark Jones, 13.Jamie Robinson, 12.James HookTemporarily suspended, 11.Shane Williams, 10.Nicky Robinson, 9.Mike Phillips, 8.Alix Popham, 7.Gavin Thomas, 6.Alun-Wyn Jones, 5.Ian EvansTemporarily suspended, 4.Ian Gough, 3.Adam R. Jones, 2.Huw Bennett, 1.Duncan Jones (capt.), – replacements: 16.Richard Hibbard, 17.Rhys M. Thomas, 19.Gareth Delve, 20.Andy Williams, 22.Matthew WatkinsNo entry: 18.John Yapp, 21.Nathan Brew

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Jenkins era begins in defeat as Pumas down Wales". The Guardian. 12 June 2006. Retrieved 17 August 2013. .
  2. ^ "Argentina 45–27 Wales". bbc News. 17 June 2006. Retrieved 17 August 2013.