Posted: 11 September, 2012 by The Ruck

TEAM: Wallabies To Face Off Argentina In Historic Test

Get the full team lists as the Wallabies prepare to face-off the Argentinians in an historic Test on the Gold Coast.

Tags: Wallabies, Argentina, rugby

The Wallabies have named their team to face the Argentinians in an historic Test on the Gold Coast.

Nathan Sharpe will step up to the captaincy as Will Genia is injured and Kurtley Beale is dropped to the bench for the first Test match to be played at Skilled Park.

The last time the two teams played each other, the Wallabies beat the Pumas 24-8 in the group stages of the 2003 Rugby World Cup in Sydney.

Argentina was inducted into full international Tests in 1979, with the two countries having met on 17 occasions with the Wallabies winning 12 games.

The last win for Argentina on Australian soil was in Queensland with a shock 18-3 win at Ballymore in 1983.

Australia Team

  • Berrick Barnes
  • Dominic Shipperley
  • Adam Ashley-Cooper
  • Pat McCabe
  • Digby Ioane
  • Quade Cooper
  • Nick Phipps
  • Radike Samo
  • Michael Hooper
  • Dave Dennis
  • Nathan Sharpe (c)
  • Kane Douglas
  • Ben Alexander
  • Tatafu Polota Nau
  • Benn Robinson
  • Bench

  • Stephen Moore or Saia Fainga'a
  • James Slipper
  • Rob Simmons
  • Scott Higginbotham
  • Liam Gill
  • Brett Sheehan
  • Anthony Fainga'a
  • Kurtley Beale

Argentina Team

  • Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino
  • Gonzalo Camacho
  • Marcelo Bosch
  • Santiago Fernandez
  • Horacio Agulla
  • Juan Martin Hernandez
  • Martin Landajo
  • Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe (c)
  • Juan Manuel Leguizamon
  • Julio Farias Cabello
  • Patricio Albacete
  • Manual Carizza
  • Juan Figallo
  • Eusebio Guinazu
  • Rodrigo Roncero
  • Bench

  • Agustin Creevy
  • Juan Pablo Orlandi
  • Leonardo Senatore
  • Tomas Leonardi
  • Nicolas Vergallo
  • Martin Rodriguez
  • Juan Imhoff

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Tags: Wallabies, Argentina, rugby

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