2008 Scotland rugby union tour of Argentina

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2008 Scotland rugby union tour of Argentina
Summary
P W D L
Total
02 01 00 01
Test match
02 01 00 01
Opponent
P W D L
 Argentina
2 1 0 1
Tour chronology
Previous tour 2006 South Africa
Next tour 2012 Oceania

The 2008 Scotland rugby union tour of Argentina was a series of matches played in June 2008 in Argentina by the Scotland national team. It consisted of two tests v. the Argentine side, with one win for both teams.[1]

Players[edit]

In May 2008, the Scottish Rugby Union announced the list of players to tour to Argentina:[2]

Summary[edit]

Complete list of matches played by Scotland in Argentina:[3]

     Test matches

# Date Rival City Venue Score
1 7 June  Argentina Rosario Gigante de Arroyito 15–21
2 14 June  Argentina Buenos Aires Vélez Sársfield 26–14
Balance
Pl W D L Ps Pc
2 1 0 1 41 35

Match details[edit]

First test[edit]

7 June 2008
Argentina  21–15  Scotland
Try: Tejeda
Tiesi
Con: Todeschini
Pen: Todeschini (4)
report Pen: Paterson (5)
Gigante de Arroyito, Rosario
Attendance: 33,000
Referee: Alan Lewis (Ireland)
Argentina
Scotland
Argentina Scotland
Bernardo Stortoni FB 15 FB Chris Paterson
Jose Nunez Piossek W 14 W Simon Danielli
Gonzalo Tiesi C 13 C Ben Cairns
(capt.) Felipe Contepomi C 12 C Graeme Morrison
Tomas de Vedia W 11 W Thom Evans
Federico Todeschini FH 10 FH Dan Parks
Nicolas Vergallo SH 9 SH Mike Blair (capt.)
Juan Manuel Leguizamon N8 8 N8 Johnnie Beattie
Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe F 7 F Ally Hogg
Martin Durand F 6 F Alasdair Strokosch
Esteban Lozada L 5 L Scott Macleod
Ignacio Fernadez Lobbe L 4 L Matt Mustchin
Santiago Gonzalez Bonorino P 3 P Euan Murray
Alvaro Tejeda H 2 H Ross Ford
Marcos Ayerza P 1 P Allan Jacobsen
Replacements
Substituted in Pablo Gambarini H 16 Dougie Hall
Substituted in Juan Gomez P 17 P Alasdair Dickinson Substituted in
James Stuart 18 L Alastair Kellock Substituted in
Substituted in Alejandro Campos F 19 F Kelly Brown Substituted in
Alfredo Lalanne 20 SH Rory Lawson Substituted in
Santiago Fernandez 21 Phil Godman
Hernan Senillosa 22 W Simon Webster Substituted in
Coaches
Argentina Santiago Phelan Frank Hadden Scotland

Second test[edit]

14 June 2008
Argentina  14–26  Scotland
Try: Agulla, C.Fernandez Lobbe
Con: Todeschini (2)
report Try: Ford, Morrison
Con: Paterson (2)
Pen: Paterson (4)
Estadio J.Amalfitani, Buenos Aires
Referee: A. Rolland (Ireland)
Argentina
Scotland
Argentina Scotland
Bernardo Stortoni FB 15 FB Hugo Southwell
Lucas Borges W 14 W Simon Webster
Gonzalo Tiesi C 13 C Ben Cairns
Temporarily suspended (capt.) Felipe Contepomi C 12 C Graeme Morrison
Horacio Agulla W 11 W Chris Paterson
Federico Todeschini FH 10 FH Phil Godman
Nicolas Vergallo SH 9 SH Mike Blair (capt.)
Juan Manuel Leguizamon N8 8 N8 Ally Hogg
Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe F 7 F John Barclay
Martin Durand F 6 F Alasdair Strokosch
Esteban Lozada L 5 L Scott Macleod
Ignacio Fernadez Lobbe L 4 L Matt Mustchin
Santiago Gonzalez Bonorino P 3 P Euan Murray
Alvaro Tejeda H 2 H Ross Ford
Marcos Ayerza P 1 P Allan Jacobsen
Replacements
Pablo Gambarini 16 H Dougie Hall Substituted in
Substituted in Juan Gomez P 17 P Alasdair Dickinson Substituted in
Substituted in James Stuart L 18 L Alastair Kellock Substituted in
Substituted in Álvaro Galindo F 19 N8 Kelly Brown Substituted in
Alfredo Lalanne 20 SH Rory Lawson Substituted in
Substituted in Federico Aramburu C 21 FH Dan Parks Substituted in
Substituted in Federico Serra Miras FB 22 C Nick de Luca Substituted in
Coaches
Argentina Santiago Phelan Frank Hadden Scotland

References[edit]

  1. ^ Scotland confirms Argentina tour, BBC Sport, 23 Dec 2009
  2. ^ Scotland Squad to Tour Argentina Announced on Scottish Rugby, 7 May 2008
  3. ^ Memoria y Balance 2008 on UAR website