Springboks' Test record against Argentina

2015-10-29 13:45
Heyneke Meyer (Gallo)

London - The Springboks had never lost a Test to Argentina until this year's Rugby Championship that is...

Friday’s Rugby World Cup bronze medal match will be the 22nd clash between the two countries.

South Africa’s record against Argentina heading into the match at The Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, reads: P: 21; W: 19; L: 1; D: 1 for a win percentage of 90%.

Overall, the South Africans have scored 779 points compared to Argentina's 410, giving an average score of 37-20 in favour of the Springboks.

South Africa and Argentina have met once before in the World Cup.

In 2007 they played in the semi-finals at the Stade de France. South Africa won that match 37-13.

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Full list of previous Springbok Tests against Argentina:

Previous World Cup encounter in bold / italics

November 6, 1993 - won 29-26 - Buenos Aires
November 13, 1993 - won 52-23 - Buenos Aires
October 8, 1994 - won 42-22 - Port Elizabeth
October 15, 1994 - won 46-26 - Johannesburg
November 9, 1996 - won 46-15 - Buenos Aires
November 16, 1996 - won 44-21 - Buenos Aires
November 12, 2000 - won 37-33 - Buenos Aires
June 29, 2002 - won 49-29 - Springs
June 28, 2003 - won 26-25 - Port Elizabeth
December 4, 2004 - won 39-7 - Buenos Aires
November 5, 2005 - won 34-23 - Buenos Aires
October 14, 2007 - won 37-13 - Stade de France
August 9, 2008 - won 63-9 - Johannesburg
August 18, 2012 - won 27-6 - Cape Town
August 25, 2012 - draw 16-16 - Mendoza
August 17, 2013 - won 73-13 - Johannesburg
August 24, 2013 - won 22-17 - Mendoza
August 16, 2014 - won 13-6 - Pretoria
August 23, 2014 - won 33-31 - Salta
August 8, 2015 - lost 25-37 - Durban
August 15, 2015 - won 26-12 - Buenos Aires

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