Argentina XV national rugby union team
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|Union||Unión Argentina de Rugby|
|Nickname(s)||Los Jaguares (The Jaguars)|
|Emblem(s)||Yaguareté (South American jaguar)|
Ricardo Le Fort
| Argentina XV 23-11 Chile
(26 September 1965)
| Paraguay 0 - 152 Argentina A
(1 May 2002)
| Argentina A 8-30 Romania
(12 June 2013)
The Argentina A national rugby union team, also known as Argentina Jaguars and as Argentina XV national rugby union team, in the past, are the second national rugby union team in Argentina after the main national side.
They already represented Argentina at the South American Rugby Championship, in 2001, 2002, 2005, 2009 and 2011. Argentina second side won all the South American competitions they have entered and never were defeated yet by another country in these tournaments.
They competed in the Nations Cup in 2006 and 2007, winning the tournament in 2006, and in the Churchill Cup in 2008 and 2009. They've played alongside the full national teams of Namibia, Romania, Georgia, the United States, and Canada as well as other second national teams like Italy A, the Emerging Springboks, and the England Saxons. They have also competed in a number of South American tournaments and will compete against North American teams in the Americas Rugby Championship. In 2014 they participated in the IRB Tbilisi Cup.
- 2005: 2nd
- 2008: 4th
- 2009: 3rd
- 2006: 1st
- 2007: 2nd
- 2010: 4th
- 2011: 3rd
- 2012: 2nd
- 2013: 3rd
- 2014: 1st
- 2015: 2nd
- 1st in 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016.
- 2015: 1st.
1 With only one scrum half named in the squad, Juan Manuel Lescano was later added to the team.
2 Jaguares player Ignacio Larrague and Lautaro Bazán were called up to the squad ahead of the second round.
3 On 15 February Germán Schulz was drafted into the squad from the Pumas 7's side.
4 On 22 February, Emiliano Boffelli and Facundo Gigena were released by their Super Rugby side to gain game time after injury.
5 Gabriel Ascárate was released by his Super Rugby side to gain game time after injury.
Head Coach: Felipe Contepomi