1987 Australia rugby union
tour of Argentina
Summary
P W D L
Total
09 06 02 01
Test match
02 00 01 01
Opponent
P W D L
 Argentina
2 0 1 1

The 1987 Australia rugby union tour of Argentina was a series of matches played between October and November 1987 in Argentina and Paraguay by Australia. The Wallabies won seven matches of nine and lost the series of test matches against Los Pumas, led by Hugo Porta.[1]

It was the second tour of an Australian side to Argentina, after their first visit in 1979.[2]

Results

Summary

Complete list of matches played by the Wallabies at Argentina:[3]

  Test matches

The second test v. Argentina at Velez Sarsfield stadium
The second test v. Argentina at Velez Sarsfield stadium
# Date Rival City Venue Score
1 10 Oct San Isidro Club Buenos Aires José Amalfitani Stadium 22–22
2 14 Oct Provincias Argentinas [note 1] Cipolletti Marabunta RC 47–0
3 17 Oct Cuyo RU Mendoza Malvinas Argentinas 40–3
4 20 Oct Santa Fe RU Santa Fe Colón 37–18
5 24 Oct Invitación XV [note 2] Buenos Aires José Amalfitani Stadium 36–15
6 27 Oct Selección XV [note 3] Asunción [note 4] ? 45–9
7 31 Oct  Argentina Buenos Aires José Amalfitani Stadium 19–19
8 3 Nov Rosario RU Rosario ? 35—15
9 7 Nov  Argentina Buenos Aires José Amalfitani Stadium 19-27
Balance
Pl W D L Ps Pc
9 6 2 1 308 120
Notes
  1. ^ Combined team with players from the provinces of Argentina.
  2. ^ Combined team with most of its players from the Buenos Aires RU.
  3. ^ Team with Paraguayan and Argentine players
  4. ^ Played in Paraguay.

Match details

Legend: (Club/Union, in brackets):
BA = Buenos Aires RU, BN = Banco Nación, CASI = C.A. San Isidro, CP = Club Pucará, HC = Hindú Club, JCR = Jockey Club de Rosario, LT = Los Tilos, MM = Mariano Moreno, NEW = Newman, ORC = Olivos, PUY = Pueyrredón, SIC = San Isidro Club, SM = Pacific, UCR = Córdoba RU, UNT = Universitario (Tucumán), PRY = Paraguay RU, URT = Tucumán RU


10 October 1987
San Isidro Club 22–22 Australia
Try: scrum
Pen: Loffreda (6)
Try: James
Williams
Carozza
Con: Lynagh (2)
Pen: Lynagh (2)

San Isidro Club: Carlos Pirán; Fernando Sainz Trápaga, Alejandro Ramallo, Marcelo Loffreda (capt.), Diego Cuesta Silva; Rafael Madero, Alfredo Soares Gache; Ricardo de Vedia, Ignacio Cirio, Fernando Conti; Carlos Durlach, Gonzalo Gasso; Luis Lonardi, Juan J. Angelillo, Diego Cash.
Australia: A. Leeds; Ian Williams, M. Burke, M. Lynagh, P. Carozza; S. James, N. Farr-Jones (24' B. Smith); S. Lidbury, S. Tuynman, S. Poidevin (capt.); T. Coker,.S. Cutler; C. Lillicrap, M. McBain, A. McIntyre.


14 October 1987
Provincias Argentinas 0–47 Australia
Try: Papworth
Burke
Cutler
Hawker
Martin (2)
Hartill
Con: Lynagh 4, Smith
Pen: Lynagh 3
Marabunta RC, Cipolletti
Referee: José María Cabanas (Argentina)

Provincias Argentinas: G. del Castillo (Rosario); R. Annichini (Entre Ríos), J. Caminotti (UCR), S. Mesón (URT), G. Terán (URT); J. Martínez Riera (URT), F. Silvestre (Mendoza); P. Garreton (URT), M. Ricci (URT), Lloveras (San Juan); S. Bunader (URT), P. Buabse (URT); J. Coria (URT), J. Baeck (Mendoza), R. Horta (URT).
Australia: A. Leeds; M. Burke, M. Cook, B. Papworth, M. Hawker; M. Lynagh (51' G. Martín), B. Smith; S. Poidevin (capt.), S. Lidbury, J. Miller; T. Coker, S. Cutler; M. Hastill, T. Lawton, E. Rodriguez.


17 October 1987
Cuyo RU 3–40 Australia
Pen: G. Filizzola
Try: Williams 2, Smith 3
Papworth, Martín
Con: Smith 3
Pen: Smith 2
Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza
Referee: Jorge Cohen (Argentina)

Cuyo RU: D. Carbonell, G. Zakalik, V. Mazzalomo, C. Cipitelli (capt.), O. Morales; G. Filizzola, F. Silvestre; A. Filizzola, J. J. Chapetta, N. Bertranou; S. Gómez, P. Pérez Caffe; A. Gutiérrez, J. Baeck, P. Montilla.
Australia: G. Martín; I. Williams, B. Papworth, N. Hawker, M. Burke; S. James, B. Smith; J. Miller, S. Tuynman, J. Gardner; D. Frawley, T. Coker; M. Hartill, M. McBain, E. Rodriguez (capt.).


20 October 1987
Santa Fe RU 18–37 Australia
Try: Gustavo Álvarez
Con: Berra
Pen: Gustavo Álvarez 4
Try: Leeds 2
Williams 2
Hawker
Stuart
Con: Lynagh 5
Pen: Lynagh
Colón , Santa Fé
Referee: Enrique Cazenave (Argentina)

Santa Fe: G. Álvarez; Questa, Berra, Hrycuk, Guillermo Álvarez; Salvá, Raffa (37' Gorla); Mordini, Barceló, D. de la Torre (67' J. de la Torre); Epelbaum, Barnukel; Torres, Clement (capt.), Hernández.
Australia: A. Leeds; I. Williams, M. Hawker, M. Cook, P. Carozza; M. Lynagh, R. Stuart; S. Poidevin (capt.); S. Lidbury, J. Gardner; D. Frawley, S. Cutler; A. McIntyre, T. Lawton, C. Lillicrap.


24 October 1987
Invitación XV 15–36 Australia
Pen: Baetti 5
Try: Williams 4
Burke
Lynagh
Leeds
Con: Lynagh 4

Invitación XV: G. Angaut (BA); M. Gerosa (BA), J. Caminotti (UCR), M. Loffreda (BA) (capt.), C. Mendy (BA); R. Madero (BA), D. Baetti (BA) ; J. Uriarte (BA), M. Carreras (BA), P. Franchi (BA); A. Iachetti (BA), R. Cobelo (BA); P. Urbano (BA), J. J. Angelillo (BA), J. Coria (URT).
Australia: A. Leeds; I. Williams, B. Papworth, M. Lynagh, M. Burke; S. James, B. Smith; J. Miller, S. Lidbury, S. Poidevin (capt.); S. Cutler T. Coker (23' D. Frawley); M. Hartill, T. Lawton, E. Rodriguez.


27 October 1987
Selección XV 9–45 Australia
Try: Foulkes
Con: Yanguela;
Pen: Yanguela
Try: Carozza, Burke 3
Cook, Martín 3
Frawley 2
Con: Hawker (2)
Asunción
Referee: José L. Rolandi (Argentina)

Selección XV: A. Camacho (PRY); S. Cabrera (PRY), F. Armadans (PRY), M. Bachero (PRY) (Mera -PRY), J. García (PRY); M. Lanfranco (NEW), I. Yanguela (PUY); R. Brazzon (PRY), R. Etchegoyen (MM), M. Foulkes (LT); R. Baez (PRY), E. Gallo (BN); G. Inganni (BN), M. Bosch (ORC), H. Lacarra (CP)
Australia: G. Martín; M. Burke, M. Hawker, M. Cook, P. Carozza; R. Stuart, N. Farr-Jones; J. Gardner, S. Tuynman, J. Miller; S. Lidbury, D. Frawley; C. Lillicrap, M. McBain, A. McIntyre.


31 October 1987
Argentina  19–19  Australia
Try: Cuesta Silva
Pen: Porta (4)
Drop: Porta
Report Try: Williams
Cutler
Lynagh
Con: Lynagh (2)
Pen: Lynagh
Argentina
Australia

Argentina: R. Madero (SIC); D. Cuesta Silva (SIC), F. Turnes (BN), M. Loffreda (SIC), C. Mendy (LT); H. Porta (BN; captain), A. Soares Gache (SIC); P. Garretón (Universitario de Tucumán), G. Milano (JCR), J. Allen (CASI); E. Branca (CASI), A. Iachetti (HC); D. Cash (SIC), A. Courreges (CASI), S. Dengra (SM). Coach: Rodolfo O'Reilly.
Australia: A. Leeds; I. Williams, B. Papworth, M. Lynagh, M. Burke; S. James, B. Smith; J. Miller, S. Lidbury, S. Poidevin (capt.) (66' S. Tuynman); S. Cutler, D. Frawley; M. Hartill, T. Lawton, E. Rodriguez. Coach: Alan Jones


3 November 1987
Rosario RU 15–35 Australia
Try: Crexell (3)
Try: Lawton
Burke
Tuynman
Miller
Hawker
Con: Smith (3)
Pen: Smith (3)
Rosario
Referee: Eduardo Freyre (Argentina)

Rosario RU: G. Del Castillo; R. Luchini, R. Márquez, A. Trumper, J. Narvaja; S. Ansaldi, R. Crexell, G. Milano (capt.), C. Schnaider, P. Baraldi; O. Discaciatti, A. García; C. Hechen, M. Baraldi, D. Arrue (Muñiz).
Australia: B. Smith; P. Carozza, M. Hawker (capt.), M. Cook, M. Burke; R. Stuart, N. Farr-Jones; J. Gardner, J. Miller, M. McBain; S. Tuynman, D. Frawley; A. McIntyre, T. Lawton, C. Lillicrap.


7 November 1987
Argentina  27–19  Australia
Try: Mendy
Con: Porta
Pen: Porta (5)
Drop: Porta (2)
report Try: Williams (2)
Con: Lynagh
Pen: Lynagh (3)
José Amalfitani Stadium, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 45,000[4]
Referee: Keith Lawrence (New Zealand)
Argentina
Australia

Argentina: R. Madero (SIC) (40' C. Mendy (LT)); D. Cuesta Silva (SIC); M. Loffreda (SIC), F. Turnes (BN), A. Scolni (Alumni); H. Porta (BN) (captain); A. Soares Gache (SIC); J. Allen (CASI), G. Milano (JCR), P. Garretón (UNT); A. Iachetti (HC), E. Branca (CASI); D. Cash (SIC), A. Courreges (CASI),(36' J. J. Angelillo (SIC) S. Dengra (SM). Coach: Rodolfo O'Reilly.
Australia: A. Leeds; M. Burke, M. Lynagh (capt.), B. Papworth, I. Williams; S. James, N. Farr-Jones; J. Gardner, S. Tuynman, J. Miller; D. Frawley, S. Cutler; A. McIntyre; T. Lawton, E. Rodriguez. Coach: Alan Jones

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