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The Jaguares halted a late Lions comeback to defeat the South Africans 49-35 at Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires.

Los Jaguares ran in six tries to five in an 84-point thriller in South America with Emiliano Boffelli and Javier Ortega Desio both grabbing a brace.

The South African Rugby Player of the Year also scored two, but it was not enough as the Argentines downed last year’s runners-up.

The loss broke the Lions’ seven-game unbeaten away record.

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Final score: Jaguares 49 (25) Lions 35 (14)

Scorers

Jaguares
Tries – Delguy, Boffelli (2), Ortega Desio (2), Ezcurra
Pen – Sanchez (3)
Con – Sanchez (5)
Drop –
Cards –

Lions
Tries – Orie, Mahuza, Marx (2), Erasmus
Pen –
Con – Jantjies (5)
Drop –
Cards –

Match Officials
Referee: Jamie Nutbrown
Assistant Ref 1:Paul Williams
Assistant Ref 2:Pablo Deluca
TMO :Santiago Borsani

Teams

Jaguares

15 Joaquin Tuculet, 14 Bautista Delguy, 13 Matias Orlando, 12 Bautista Ezcurra, 11 Emiliano Boffelli, 10 Nicolas Sanchez, 9 Gonzalo Bertranou, 8 Javier Ortega Desio, 7 Marcos Kremer, 6 Pablo Matera (captain), 5 Tomas Lavanini, 4 Matias Alemanno, 3 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, 2 Agustin Creevy, 1 Santiago Garcia Botta.

Replacements: 16 Julian Montoya, 17 Felipe Arregui, 18 Juan Pablo Zeiss, 19 Guido Petti, 20 Juan Manuel Leguizamon, 21 Martin Landajo, 22 Jeronimo de la Fuente, 23 Ramiro Moyano.

Lions

15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Sylvian Mahuza, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Rohan Janse van Rensburg, 11 Aphiwe Dyantyi, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Marco Jansen van Vuren, 8 Albertus Smith, 7 Robert Kruger, 6 Cyle Brink, 5 Francois Mostert, 4 Marvin Orie, 3 Ruan Dreyer, 2 Robbie Coetzee, 1 Jacques van Rooyen.

Replacements: 16 Malcolm Marx, 17 Dylan Smith, 18 Johannes Jonker, 19 Lourens Erasmus, 20 Len Massyn, 21 Dillon Smit, 22 Howard Mnisi, 23 Shaun Reynolds.

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