Argentina name 28-man touring squad

27th Aug 2014, 06:55

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Heading overseas: Argentina

Heading overseas: Argentina

Argentina head coach Daniel Hourcade has named his touring squad for the Rugby Championship fixtures in Australasia.

Argentina head coach Daniel Hourcade has named his touring squad for the Rugby Championship fixtures in Australia and New Zealand.

The majority of the squad that tackled South Africa over the last two weeks remain, with the addition to the touring party of Juan Imhoff, Benjamín Macome and Santiago Iglesias Valdez.

The only major absentee is Pablo Matera, who suffered a partial dislocation to his shoulder against the Springboks in Salta.

Argentina will return to their training base in Pacheco on Thursday before flying out on Friday, arriving at in Napier the following day to prepare to take on the All Blacks.

Argentina touring squad: Horacio Agulla, Matías Alemanno, Marcos Ayerza, Rodrigo Báez, Marcelo Bosch, Matías Cortese, Agustín Creevy, Tomás Cubelli, Jerónimo De la Fuente, Juan Martin Hernández, Juan Martín Fernández Lobbe, Mariano Galarza, Lucas González Amorosino, Santiago González Iglesias, Santiago Iglesias Valdez, Ramiro Herrera, Juan Imhoff, Martín Landajo, Tomás Lavanini, Juan Manuel Leguizamón, Benjamín Macome, Manuel Montero, Lucas Noguera Paz, Bruno Postiglioni, Nicolás Sánchez, Leonardo Senatore, Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, Joaquín Tuculet.