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Contepomi returns for Argentina against Wales

Felipe Contepomi starts against Wales but at centre

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Article Published: Tuesday 6 November 2012






Argentina coach Santiago Phelan has brought back Felipe Contepomi and Gonzalo Tiesi for their Autumn International match against Wales in Cardiff.

Contepomi and Tiesi have not played for Argentina since the June tour and miss out on playing in the Rugby Championship.

Marcos Ayerza has been named in the front row at loosehead replacing Rodrigo Roncero while Julio Farias Cabello replaces Patricio Albacete in the second row.

Nicolas Sanchez starts at flyhalf with Juan Martin Hernandez will play at fullback while Gonzalo Camacho and Juan Imhoff are on the wings.

Pumas Captain Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe will win his 50th test cap for Argentina this weekend.

Argentina

1 . Marcos Ayerza , 2 . Eusebio Guinazu , 3 . Juan Figallo , 4 . Manuel Carizza , 5 . Julio Farias Cabello , 6 . Leonardo Senatore , 7 . Juan Manuel Leguizamon , 8 . Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe (c) , 9 . Martin Landajo , 10 . Nicolas Sanchez , 11 . Juan Imhoff , 12 . Felipe Contepomi , 13 . Gonzalo Tiesi , 14 . Gonzalo Camacho , 15 . Juan Martin Hernandez

Replacements : 16 . Agustin Creevy , 17 . Bruno Postiglioni , 18 . Juan Gomez , 19 . Tomas Vallejos Cinalli , 20 . Tomas Leonardi , 21 . Nicolas Vergallo , 22 . Horacio Agulla , 23 . Joaquin Tuculet

 
 
 
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