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Factbox - Australia vs. Argentina: Rugby Championship test
September 14, 2017 / 9:40 AM / 2 months ago

Factbox - Australia vs. Argentina: Rugby Championship test

(Reuters) - Factbox on Rugby Championship test between Australia and Argentina:

When: Sept. 16, 8 p.m. local (1000 GMT)

Where: Canberra Stadium, Canberra (Capacity: 25,000)

Referee: Johnny Lacey (Ireland)

Assistant referees: Glen Jackson (New Zealand), Paul Williams (New Zealand)

TMO: Ben Skeen (New Zealand)

AUSTRALIA

World ranking: 5

Coach: Michael Cheika

Captain: Michael Hooper

Team: 15-Israel Folau, 14-Henry Speight, 13-Tevita Kuridrani, 12-Kurtley Beale, 11-Reece Hodge, 10-Bernard Foley,9-Will Genia, 8-Sean McMahon, 7-Michael Hooper (captain), 6-NedHanigan, 5-Adam Coleman, 4-Rob Simmons, 3-Sekope Kepu, 2-Tatafu Polota-Nau, 1-Scott Sio.

Replacements: 16-Jordan Uelese, 17-Tom Robertson, 18-Allan Alaalatoa, 19-Izack Rodda, 20-Jack Dempsey, 21-Nick Phipps, 22-Samu Kerevi, 23-Marika Koroibete.

ARGENTINA

World ranking: 10

Coach: Daniel Hourcade

Captain: Agustin Creevy

Team: 15-Emiliano Boffelli, 14-Matias Moroni, 13-Matias Orlando, 12-Jeronimo de la Fuente, 11-Ramiro Moyano, 10-Nicolas Sanchez, 9-Martin Landajo, 8-Tomas Lezana, 7-Javier Ortega Desio, 6-Pablo Matera, 5-Matias Alemanno, 4-Guido Petti, 3-Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, 2-Agustin Creevy (captain), 1-Lucas Noguera.

Replacements: 16-Julian Montoya, 17-Santiago Garcia Botta, 18-Enrique Pieretto, 19-Marcos Kremer, 20-Juan Manuel Leguizamon, 21-Tomas Cubelli, 22-Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias, 23-Manuel Montero

OVERALL RECORD

Played:         27

Australia wins: 21

Argentina wins:   5   

Draws:           1

   

LAST FIVE MEETINGS

2016 Australia 33-21 Argentina Twickenham

2016 Australia 36-20 Argentina Perth

2015* Australia 29-15 Argentina Twickenham

2015   Australia 34-9 Argentina Mendoza

2014   Argentina 21-17 Australia Mendoza

* Denotes Rugby World Cup match

Compiled by Nick Mulvenney; Editing by Sudipto Ganguly

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