He was one of the figures of the team in the Three Nations and those great performances raised him to the top of the podium. With 43 points, Nicolás Sánchez achieved the first position in the scorers table, in which he took 3 points ahead of New Zealand opener Richie Mo’unga. It is not the first time that the 10 emerged in Tucumán Lawn Tennis has established himself as a scorer in a tournament, since in 2015 he obtained the same award during the World Cup in England with 97 points.
Sanchez scored 76.79% of 56 points that the Argentine team harvested throughout the tournament: a try, 12 penalties and a conversion. He maintained the prominence of being the only player to score points until 29 minutes into the first half of the rematch against Australia. He had to leave for a temporary blow and entered the Tucumán Domingo Miotti, who scored the first three points that did not bear his name. Then Delguy with the try and his countryman with the conversion and a penalty took care of the rest of the units.
The opening was key in the victory against New Zealand, author of the 25 points The result of a try, a conversion and six penalties and incidentally took the record of being the Argentine player who scored the most points in a match against the All Blacks. A week later he had another great performance and the 5 penalties he scored against the Wallabies They allowed Los Pumas to scratch a draw in a game that Australia managed to take a 9-point lead. In addition, in that game he became the third historical scorer of the tournament by beating New Zealander Andrew Marthens.
The opening of Los Pumas became the Argentine player who scored the most points for New Zealand in the same game.
In the 38-point loss to the All Blacks, the Stade Francais player had no chance to score and the team left a clean sheet. To end, in the last presentation in the tournament with a penalty from the middle of the court he added three points important and in the dessert they allowed him to be at the top of the Three Nations scorers table. A well-deserved award in an unforgettable tournament for the opening that left its stamp of quality in every game.