Argentina

  • Eales behind Argentina

    Double World Cup winner John Eales has backed Argentina to beat South Africa in Sunday's World Cup semi-final and keep the "Latino dream" alive.

  • Cusworth in awe of Pumas

    Argentina's director of rugby Les Cusworth has lauded the Springboks but believes his side will be able to prod at a few areas of weakness...

  • Longo longing for more

    Argentina star Gonzalo Longo believes his side's current penchant for making World Cup history will be extended into next week - and beyond.

  • Pichot admits fatigue

    Argentina captain Agustin Pichot said that his side were tired both during and after their tough 19-13 World Cup quarter-final win in Paris on Sunday.

  • Comtepomi has the ‘flu

    Argentina star Felipe Contepomi has gone down with a bout of 'flu, just four days before his side's World Cup quarter-final against Scotland in Paris.

  • Loffreda talks up Scots

    The Pumas find themselves odds-on favourites to beat Scotland to a World Cup semi-final spot in Paris on Sunday, but Argentina coach Marcelo Loffreda is...

  • Loffreda cries foul – again

    Not for the first time in recent history, Argentina coach Marcelo Loffreda has chosen to voice his concerns over refereeing standards on the eve of...

  • Contepomi targets mates

    Argentina and Leinster star Felipe Contepomi has warned his fellow Pumas of the dangers of complacency as they limber up for Sunday's monumental clash with...

  • Felipe’s four-day foible

    Argentina centre Felipe Contempomi used his post-match interview at the match against Georgia to cock a snook at the World Cup schedulers who made his...

  • Argentina deserve TriNations spot : O’Neill

    The newly re-appointed Australian Rugby Union boss John O'Neill believed Argentina's World Cup upset of France deserved the reward of admission into an expanded Tri-Nations.

  • Are the Pumas through?

    The Pumas beat France at Stade de France on Friday in the opening match of the 2007. Does this assure them a place in the...

  • Loffreda out to spoil the party

    Argentina coach Marcelo Loffreda has played down his side's opening clash with France claiming that a loss is 'not the end of the world'. In...

  • Gaitan out of hospital and World Cup

    Argentina centre Martin Gaitan has been discharged from University of Wales hospital where he was receiving treatment for a heart problem that has forced him...

  • Contepomi salutes Welsh performance

    Argentina star Felipe Contepomi has praised Wales' character after their 27-20 victory on Saturday.

  • Argentina deserve their ranking – Hook

    Welsh fly-half James Hook, who debuted against Argentina last year, believes the Pumas are more than deserving of their IRB ranking of fifth in the...

  • Pichot takes a shot at the top

    Agustin Pichot will make his final appearance as a Puma at sometime during the Rugby World Cup, and the veteran scrum-half, one of the legends...

  • Argentina left out in the cold untl 2010

    It looks like Argentina could be forced to wait until 2010 to participate in an annual international tournament, according to an International Rugby Board (IRB)...

  • Tiesi handed World Cup lifeline

    Argentina centre Gonzalo Tiesi will be fit to play in the World Cup, according to national-team doctor Mario Larrain.

  • Tiesi happy but tired after Argentina Florida camp

    Argentina cente Gonzalo Tiesi returned from Argentina's pre-Rugby World Cup training camp in Penascola, Florida tired out from the hard work, but in a positive...

  • Pumas settling into Florida resort

    Argentina's Rugby World Cup training camp is well on track, as the 41 players settle in to the Andrew Institute in Florida for a period...

  • Loffreda works up a sweat in Florida

    Argentina coach Marcelo Loffreda is eager to get his men working hard after they arrive on Sunday in Florida to begin training for the forthcoming...

  • Loffreda keeps 41 in the reckoning

    Argentina coach Marcelo Loffreda has named his 41-man preliminary Rugby World Cup squad, a squad featuring few surprises.

  • Serra praises Pumas defence

    Argentina full-back Federico Serra paid tribute to the Puma's defensive effort as they beat Italy 24-6 in Mendoza on Saturday.

  • Argentina continue charge up rankings

    Argentina, who are sixth-placed on the IRB (International Rugby Board) World Rankings are set to continue their charge up the rankings.

  • Loffreda forced to make changes for round two

    Argentina coach Marcello Loffreda has been forced into making three changes to his squad for Saturday's second Test against Ireland.

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