Australia beat Argentina in Rosario

Argentina’s Pumas have not beaten Australia’s Wallabies for fifteen years but many have predicted that they will end their wait for another victory this weekend.

Match detail

We are waiting for the kick off.


We are underway.


1.00: Kurtley Beale gets proceedings under way as he kicks off for the Wallabies.


2.00: Los Pumas are penalised at the breakdown inside their own 22. Mike Harris will line up a kick at goal.


3.00: Harris slots the kick, handing the Wallabies an early lead.


4.00: Los Pumas feed the first scrum of the game on half way but are penalised shortly after for holding on in a tackle. The Wallabies clear from inside their own half.


6.00: Los Pumas are penalised inside their own territory once more. Harris will line up a 35m kick at goal.


8.00: Harris’ kick sails over.


11.00: The Wallabies are penalised of holding on. Hernandez will have a shot at posts.


13.00: Hernandez’s kick is on target, reducing the deficit.


14.00: Los Pumas are penalised at the breakdown. Harris will line up another kick at posts.


15.00: Harris slots the penalty.


16.00: Hernandez lines up another penalty from 30m out.


17.00: Hernandez’s kick lifts the flags.


19.00: The Wallabies are penalised for early engagement inside opposition territory. The home team take it quickly.


23.00: The Wallabies get over the try line but Craig Joubert rules Nick Phipps lost control of the ball before it was grounded. No try.


25.00: Referee Craig Joubert follows through with his warning and sends Patricio Albacete to the sin bin for 10 mins.


26.00: Penalty to Australia. Harris takes the shot and nails it.


28.00: Argentina are awarded a penalty so Hernandez takes the kick and slots it cutting the lead to 6 points.


32.00: Landajo makes a break and makes some ground but the Wallabies defence stops him and they boot the ball back. There is some aerial ping pong which ends with a penalty to the Wallabies.


33.00: Argentina are playing dangerously as they enter the ruck from the wrong side which could lead to another card. Beale takes the penalty kick from over 50m but misses.


36.00: Penalty to Argentina, Hernandez takes the kick but pulls it wide.


38.00: Argentina putting Australia under some pressure in their 25 but the Wallabies turn it over and Beale kicks deep to clear.


39.00: Penalty to Argentina for tackler not releasing. Hernandez lines up from just inside the halfway line but pulls it to the right.

The siren sounds for half time. It is half time.

The half time score was Argentina 9 Australia 15


The second half is underway.


42.00: The Pumas win a scrum but then the Wallabies turn the ball over at the breakdown and attack.


45.00: The game is starting to open up a bit more. Wallabies enjoying more territory but they have made 7 handing errors compared to Argentina’s 4.


48.00: Handling errors becoming more common as the ball is getting wetter and more slippery.


50.00: Hooper makes a magnificent break and covers 70m, the Wallabies arrive in support when he is tackled by Amorosino but Ben Tapuai but

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