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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Pumas

Last week
17th September 2023 - 23rd September 2023
Argentina seeking to avoid reversal of 1999 sliding-doors match with Samoa
The Pumas now play 11 or 12 tests per year, most of them against fellow Tier 1 sides. Samoa played only 12 matches between the 2019 World Cup and this one, half of them against their fellow Pacific Islanders.
This year
South Africa survive Argentina onslaught in Rugby Championship win
The Springboks held on to win 22-21 in Johannesburg.
Last-gasp try sees Argentina upset Australia in Rugby Championship
A stirring 34-31 win for the Pumas will only ramp up the pressure on Australia coach Eddie Jones.
Rest of world watching as All Blacks, Boks, Pumas, and Wallabies kick-off
The World Cup countdown moves up a gear as the Rugby Championship gets underway.
Connacht pull off huge coup with signing of Pumas flyer Cordero
The 29-year-old will join from Bordeaux on a two-season deal this summer.
Barca coach Xavi apologises for comment after Alves accusations
The 39-year-old defender was sacked by Mexican club Pumas after his arrest.
Last year
Emerging Ireland name team to face Cheetahs
The tourists are unbeaten so far having picked up wins against Griquas and the Pumas.
19-year-old James Culhane impresses in Emerging Ireland back row
The Leinster academy man scored two tries in a narrow Irish victory over the Pumas.
Emerging Ireland survive late scare to seal second win in South Africa
Simon Easterby’s side racked up a big early lead but were drawn into a battle in Bloemfontein.
What can Emerging Ireland expect from the Pumas tomorrow?
The Nelspruit-based side are the reigning Currie Cup champions but have a new-look team.
How to win a Rugby World Cup - be on your best behaviour
Ireland and France have risen to the top of the world rankings on the back of being more disciplined than their rivals.
New Zealand win Rugby Championship, South Africa second after beating Argentina
The Springboks beat Argentina 38-21 at Kings Park.
Easterby says Ireland made compromises to avoid 'ripping the heart out' of provinces
The 35-man touring squad is a blend of internationals, fringe players, and young prospects.
Argentina coach Cheika laughs off favourites tag against All Blacks
The Pumas sit atop the Rugby Championship standings at the midway point.
Argentina make history with upset win over All Blacks to pile further pressure on Foster
New Zealand have now lost six of their last eight Tests.
Seven-try Argentina thrash Australia to top Rugby Championship
It was their first win in the competition since 2020.
Robert Lewandowski scores first goal in Barcelona rout
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Frenkie de Jong were also on target against Pumas.
IRFU considering new A team competition with South African sides
The provincial A teams have been without international competition in recent years.
Globetrotter Cheika looking to revitalize Argentina
The former Leinster and Australia coach takes charge of the Pumas for the first time on Saturday.
Contepomi to leave Leinster at end of season and join Cheika's Argentina
The former Pumas out-half has had two successful spells with the Irish province.
Contepomi: 'No contact' with Argentina over vacant head coach job
The Leinster backs coach says he has not held any discussions about a return to his native Argentina.
Argentina head coach Mario Ledesma quits position for personal reasons
The 48-year-old explained his decision at a press conference.
All time
'France and Ireland were the best teams of the international window'
Argentina boss Mario Ledesma praised Ireland’s growth under Andy Farrell.
'We definitely have eyes on the World Cup so these games are all about building foundations'
Robbie Henshaw says Ireland need to build on last week’s victory over New Zealand.
'I love the way that he's unorthodox in his play' - Farrell backs Baloucoune
The Ireland boss has outlined the reasoning behind his selection for the Argentina game.
Ex-skipper Matera returns for Argentina's November Tests following latest ban
The Pumas play Ireland in Dublin on 21 November.
Six Argentine players barred from Wallabies clash after Covid breach
It’s another major headache for coach Mario Ledesma, whose team have lost all five of their tournament games so far.
World Rugby 'welcomes' investigation into Matera's racist social media posts
The 27-year-old was reinstated as Pumas skipper last week after initially being stripped of the captaincy.
Matera 'deeply ashamed' after Argentina strip captaincy for past racist posts
Matera called his nine-year-old tweets ‘barbarisms’.
All Blacks coaches using deliberate provocation of players in a bid to improve discipline
New Zealand will take on Argentina this weekend.
SA Rugby announces new seven-team 'Super Rugby Unlocked' competition
The Cheetahs, Pumas, and Griquas have joined the four existing Super Rugby sides.
Argentina's most-capped player Creevy joins London Irish
The 35-year-old hooker, a former Pumas captain, was sold on the move after speaking to Declan Kidney.
Depleted New Zealand survive Argentina onslaught to claim narrow win
The Pumas kept the All Blacks scoreless in the second half.
Pro14 open to further expansion but Pumas and Griquas won't be joining
Adding two teams to make a Pro16 is one potential avenue for the league in the coming years.
'He's gutted' - O'Brien breaks his arm during Ireland's win over Argentina
The 31-year-old suffered the injury in the first half at the Aviva Stadium.
Ryan outstanding as scrappy Ireland overcome Pumas challenge in Dublin
Joe Schmidt and his team have plenty to work on before the All Blacks visit next weekend.
'Tough dude' Sean O'Brien set to bring an edge to Ireland's pack
The 31-year-old Tullow man is back in Ireland’s seven shirt after a year-long absence.
Cunning plans, 900kg and bajada - Ireland's November Tests go up a gear
Joe Schmidt’s side welcome Argentina to the Aviva Stadium this evening at 6.30pm.
'We had a beer yesterday' - Pumas coach Ledesma picks Schmidt's brain
The Argentina boss played for Clermont during Schmidt’s time as attack coach at the Top 14 club.
Argentina flyer Delguy keen on rematch with Stockdale
The two young wings were opposing fullbacks in 2016, and could come face to face on a wing in the Aviva Stadium this weekend.