Rugby

50th cap for Creevy against SA

2016-08-18 14:11
Agustín Creevy (TEAMtalk Media)

Cape Town - Argentina captain Agustín Creevy will win his 50th cap for his country when he captains the side against South Africa this weekend.

Veteran flank Juan Manuel Leguizamon is joined in the back-row by Pablo Matera and Facundo Isa, while Martín Landajo and Nicolás Sánchez make up the half-backs.

Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro and Ramiro Herrera will pack down in the frontrow alongside Creevy, supported by a second-row of Matías Alemanno and Tomas Lavanini.

In the back-line Juan Martín Hernández is named at inside centre, with Matías Orlando outside him, while Manuel Montero, Santiago Cordero and Joaquín Tuculet all make up the back three.

Argentina triumphed 37-25 in Durban last year, their first-ever victory over South Africa.

Teams:

Springboks

15 Johan Goosen, 14 Ruan Combrinck, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Damian de Allende, 11 Bryan Habana, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Faf de Klerk, 8 Warren Whiteley, 7 Oupa Mohoje, 6 Francois Louw, 5 Lood de Jager, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Julian Redelinghuys, 2 Adriaan Strauss, 1 Tendai Mtawarira

Substitutes: 16 Bongi Mbonambi, 17 Steven Kitshoff, 18 Vincent Koch, 19 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 20 Jaco Kriel, 21 Rudy Paige, 22 Juan de Jongh, 23, Jesse Kriel

Argentina

15 Joaquín Tuculet, 14 Santiago Cordero, 13 Matías Orlando, 12 Juan Martín Hernández, 11 Manuel Montero, 10 Nicolás Sánchez, 9 Martín Landajo, 8 Facundo Isa, 7 Juan Manuel Leguizamon, 6 Pablo Matera, 5 Tomas Lavanini, 4 Matías Alemanno, 3 Ramiro Herrera, 2 Agustín Creevy (c), 1 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro

Substitutes: 16 Julián Montoya, 17 Felipe Arregui, 18 Enrique Pieretto, 19 Guido Petti, 20 Javier Ortega Desio, 21 Tomás Cubelli, 22 Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias, 23 Ramiro Moyano

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