|Marcelo Bosch scored his first test try in Lille in November 2012|
With three of the six members of the Six Nations having confirmed their incoming tours next November the teams that Argentina will not be facing have been revealed.
Earlier today the IRFU confirmed that Ireland would be hosting test matches against Australia, South Africa and a Tier Two European opponent, likely Georgia. It followed earlier announcements from the WRU that Wales would be hosting the three SANZAR nations while the RFU has England playing four tests with Samoa joining the three SANZAR nations by playing at Twickenham.
Argentina, thus, will not play against England, Ireland or Wales leaving it will a yhet to be confirmed tour that will see Los Pumas face France, Italy and Scotland in Europe in November 2014. The order of the matches could come in any order and there is also a range of options for where the matches will be played. The FFR has utilized a variety of cities to host Argentina. Indeed since Rugby World Cup 2007 the three matches in France were played at Marseilles, Montpellier and Lille.
The FIR has been similar in this regard as the 2013 match against Argentina in Rome was a change after Los Pumas had appeared in Turin and Verona in 2008 and 2010. With the FIR continuing to move matches to a number of Italian cities every November Argentina´s likely test match could again be played in a different city. In contrast the test against Scotland will almost certainly be played at the home of the SRU, Murrayfield in Edinburgh.
The November tour will bring an end to a long year which will see Argentina playing three tests in June and six in the Rugby Championship from August to October. The ten tests will also see capped internationals occur against South American opposition. Details of the 2014 South American Championship are yet to be made official while the dates and venues of Argentina´s home tests in June have, similarly, not yet been made public. It is, nonetheless, known that Argentina will host Ireland twice and Scotland once.