History of rugby union matches between Argentina and Italy

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Argentina first played against Italy in 1978 in Rovigo, with Italy running out 19-6 winners. They next met in the Rugby World Cup in 1987, Argentina coming out on top 25-16. Since then, Argentina have had the better record.[1]

Summary[edit]

Overall[edit]

Details Played Won by
 Argentina
Won by
 Italy
Drawn Argentina points Italy points
In Argentina 9 7 2 0 252 155
In Italy 10 8 2 0 237 163
Neutral venue 3 1 1 1 68 65
Overall 22 16 5 1 557 383

Records[edit]

Note: Date shown in brackets indicates when the record was or last set.

Record Argentina Italy
Longest winning streak 7 (15 Nov 2008–Present) 1 (28 June 2008)
Largest points for
Home 38 (14 July 2001) 23 (7 November 1998)
Away 39 (19 November 2005) 31 (4 June 1995)
Largest winning margin
Home 21 (14 July 2001) 13 (24 October 1978)
Away 32 (16 November 2002) 6 (4 June 1995)

Results[edit]

No. Date Venue Score Winner Competition
1 24 October 1978 Stadio Comunale Mario Battaglini, Rovigo 19 – 6  Italy 1978 Argentina tour of Europe
2 28 May 1987 Lancaster Park, Christchurch, New Zealand 25 – 16  Argentina 1987 Rugby World Cup
3 24 June 1989 Vélez Sársfield, Buenos Aires 21 – 16  Argentina 1989 Italy tour of Argentina
4 4 June 1995 Buffalo City Stadium, East London, South Africa 25 – 31  Italy 1995 Rugby World Cup
5 17 October 1995 Monumental José Fierro, Tucumán 26 – 6  Argentina
6 22 October 1997 Stade Antoine-Béguère, Lourdes 18 – 18   draw
7 7 November 1998 Stadio Comunale Beltrametti, Piacenza 23 – 19  Italy 1998 Argentina tour of Europe
8 14 July 2001 Ferrocaril Oeste, Buenos Aires 38 – 17  Argentina 2001 Italy tour
9 16 November 2002 Stadio Flaminio, Rome 6 – 38  Argentina 2002 Argentina tour of Europe
10 11 June 2005 Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta 35 – 21  Argentina 2005 Italy tour
11 17 June 2005 Estadio Olímpico, Córdoba 29 – 30  Italy 2005 Italy tour
12 19 November 2005 Stadio Marassi, Genoa 22 – 39  Argentina 2005 end of year tests
13 18 November 2006 Stadio Flaminio, Rome 16 – 23  Argentina 2006 end of year tests
14 9 June 2007 Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza 24 – 6  Argentina 2007 mid year test
15 28 June 2008 Estadio Olímpico, Córdoba 12 – 13  Italy 2008 mid year test
16 15 November 2008 Stadio Olimpico, Turin 14 – 22  Argentina 2008 end of year tests
17 13 November 2010 Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi, Verona 16 – 22  Argentina 2010 end of year tests
18 9 June 2012 Estadio Bicentenario, San Juan 37 – 22  Argentina Italian Tour of Americas
19 23 November 2013 Stadio Olimpico, Rome 14 – 19  Argentina 2013 end of year test
20 15 November 2014 Stadio Luigi Ferraris, Genoa 18 – 20  Argentina 2014 end of year test
21 11 June 2016 Estadio B.G Estanislao López, Santa Fe 30 – 24  Argentina 2016 Mid year test
22 18 November 2017 Stadio Artemio Franchi, Florence 15 – 31  Argentina 2017 end of year test

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