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August 24, 2017 / 10:24 PM / a month ago

FACTBOX-Rugby-Argentina v South Africa factbox

Aug 24 (Reuters) - Factbox on the Rugby Championship test between Argentina and South Africa on Saturday:

When: Aug. 26, 16.40 pm local (1940 GMT)

Where: Estadio Padre Martearena, Salta (Capacity: 20,500)

Referee: Pascal Gauzere (France)

Assistants: Romain Poite (France), Nic Berry (Australia)

TMO: Glenn Newman (New Zealand)

ARGENTINA

World ranking: 10

Coach: Daniel Hourcade

Captain: Agustin Creevy

Team: 15-Joaquin Tuculet, 14-Ramiro Moyano, 13-Matias Orlando, 12-Jeronimo de la Fuente, 11-Emiliano Boffelli, 10-Juan Martin Hernandez, 9-Tomas Cubelli, 8-Juan Manuel Leguizamon, 7-Tomas Lezana, 6-Pablo Matera, 5-Tomas Lavanini, 4-Matias Alemanno, 3-Ramiro Herrera, 2-Agustin Creevy, 1-Lucas Noguera Paz

Replacements: 16-Julian Montoya, 17-Santiago Garcia Botta, 18-Enrique Pieretto, 19-Marcos Kremer, 20-Javier Ortega Desio, 21-Martin Landajo, 22-Nicolas Sanchez, 23-Matias Moroni

SOUTH AFRICA

World ranking: 4

Coach: Allister Coetzee

Captain: Eben Etzebeth

Team: 15-Andries Coetzee, 14-Raymond Rhule, 13-Jesse Kriel, 12-Jan Serfontein, 11-Courtnall Skosan, 10-Elton Jantjies, 9-Francois Hougaard, 8-Uzair Cassiem, 7-Jaco Kriel, 6-Siya Kolisi, 5-Franco Mostert, 4-Eben Etzebeth, 3-Coenie Oosthuizen, 2-Malcolm Marx, 1-Tendai Mtawarira.

Replacements: 16-Bongi Mbonambi, 17-Steven Kitshoff, 18-Trevor Nyakane, 19-Pieter-Steph du Toit, 20-Jean-Luc du Preez, 21-Rudy Paige, 22-Curwin Bosch, 23-Damian de Allende.

OVERALL RECORD

Played: 25

South Africa wins: 22

Argentina wins: 2

Draws: 1

LAST FIVE MEETINGS

2017 South Africa 37-15 Argentina, Port Elizabeth

2016 Argentina 26-24 South Africa, Salta

2016 South Africa 30-23 Argentina, Nelspruit

2015 Argentina 13-24 South Africa * London

2015 Argentina 12-26 South Africa, Buenos Aires

*Indicates Rugby World Cup match (Compiled by Rex Gowar; Editing by Clare Fallon)

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