In the return to rugby after more than a year, this Friday The Pumas beat Rugby Australia Selection 19-15 in a friendly, and in this way they began with the right foot their stay in oceanic lands, where on November 14 they will make their debut for the Three Nations against the All Blacks. With tries of Joaquín Oviedo, Santiago Carreras and Francisco Gorrissen, plus two conversions of Domingo Miotti, those led by Mario Ledesma they took a victory for Manly, waiting for the assembly with the European players, which will take place next Tuesday.
In the triumph, which took place in the TG Millner Sportsground in Sydney, the Argentine team found itself with a stronger rival team than expected, in terms of names.
He explained it himself Mario Ledesma post win before Rugby Australia Selection, in dialogue with Scrum: “Since we arrived there are a lot of things that surprise us, that are programmed in one way and then change. Supposedly, the friendly was against a reinforced Waratahs and we met an Australia A. However, I think that motivated even more to the boys. “
Among the team that featured the Australian cast, who played under the watchful eye of Dave rennie, head coach of the Wallabies, those of the powerful hooker of Brumbies Folau Fainga’a, the third line of Reds Liam Wright and the wing, also from the Canberra team that came out champion of the Super Rugby Australia, Tom wright.
Rugby Australia Selection: Angus Bell, Folau Fainga’a and Jermaine Ainsley; Cadeyrn Neville and Trevor Hosea; Lachie Swinton, Liam Wright and Isi Naisarani; Jake Gordon and Will Harrison; James Ramm, Tepai Moeroa, Len Ikitau, and Tom Wright; Jack Maddocks.