Thursday, July 14, 2011
San Juan to host Argentina vs South America XV
Argentina will take on a South American XV to be called the CONSUR XV which is a re-birth of the South American Jaguares who played international rugby against South Africa during the apartheid era. The match will kick-off at 3:30pm. It is to be the first of three games in August with Argentina subsequently taking on Wales on August 20 and English premiership side, the Worcester Warriors on August 23. A group of 39 players are currently going through the final preperation before coahc Santiago Phelan announces his squad of 30 players for New Zealand 2011. The group will return in time for Phelan to confirm his squad of 30 players next week. Following the matches in Wales and England, Los Pumas will return to Argentina for one week before departing for Dunedin on September 1 to prepare for the teams opening match of the tournament vs England.