Figure of Nicolas Sanchez enlarges as the Three nations and it is not for less, since the opening that was formed in Tucuman Lawn Tennis scored all team points at the tournament. It was figure in victory historical before New Zealand 25-15 and now proved again his quality against Australia with 5 penalties that allowed Los Pumas to reach a draw against Australia, remain undefeated and with the illusion of continuing in the race for the title. As if that were not enough, with the last shipment to the clubs he got among the three historical scorers of the tournament. More, if there is more: he is the only Los Pumas player who played all the editions of the traditional tournament since the Argentine inclusion in 2012.
A championship to frame and hang in that special place in the house. This is the performance of the tucumano in the Tres Nations that is one of the Argentine keys and gets all the praise, his own and his opponents, off the field of play. Is that Sanchez Not only scored the 40 points of the Argentine team throughout the tournament, but is now on the tournament’s historic scorers podium at surpass a legend like Andrew Marthens for a point. The Stade Français player with the latest delivery to the sticks reached 329 points in 38 submissions resulting from 6 tries, 69 penalties, 43 conversions and 2 drops.
Now the one who sees the Tucuman in the rearview mirror is nothing less than Morne Steyn who adds 390 points with the Springboks in the tournament. And above all, comfortable, it stays Dan Carter with 554 units for the All Blacks. The Argentine opening already has the first place with Los Pumas As the top scorer in history. He holds the record since September 8, 2018 in Argentina’s loss to the All Blacks on the road in Nelson 46-24. Sánchez accumulates 788 points with Argentina 10 in his 82 matches and the breakdown indicates that he scored 13 tries, 108 conversions, 157 penalties and 12 drops.