Argentina recall Contepomi for Wales test

REX GOWAR
Last updated 10:47 07/11/2012

Relevant offers

International

Boozy Cruden gives Taylor his chance Napier: Hansen's hard line should be applauded Napier: Cruden's antics open door for Barrett Wallabies face tough ask in Cape Town Woes worsen for Weepu's London Welsh Kiwi-born prop selected in French team Imposter deployed in fake Cup tickets warning RFU reaches World Cup deal with English clubs Wallabies already have 'one hand' on silverware Wallabies seek to crash All Blacks' Lions party

Argentina have recalled veteran centre Felipe Contepomi, who missed the inaugural Rugby Championship, to their side to play Wales at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on Sunday (NZ time).

Comtepomi, 35, had not been named in coach Santiago Phelan's squad for the November internationals.

He will play at inside centre alongside Gonzalo Tiesi, who will make his first appearance for Argentina since he was injured in the opening match against England at last year's World Cup.

Flyhalf Juan Martin Hernandez reverts to his original position of fullback with his understudy Nicolas Sanchez taking over at number 10. Lock Patricio Albacete will miss the match after sustaining a fracture near his eye.

ARGENTINA: Juan Martin Hernandez, Gonzalo Camacho, Gonzalo Tiesi, Felipe Contepomi, Juan Imhoff, Nicolas Sanchez, Martin Landajo, Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe, Juan Manuel Leguizamon, Leonardo Senatore, Julio Farias Cabello, Manuel Carizza, Juan Figallo, Eusebio Guinazu, Marcos Ayerza. Reserves: Agustin Creevy, Bruno Postiglioni, Juan Gomez, Tomas Vallejos Cinalli, Tomas Leonardi, Nicolas Vergallo, Horacio Agulla, Joaquin Tuculet.

Ad Feedback

- Reuters

Special offers
Opinion poll

What would you rate as a fair price for a mediocre seat at the Rugby World Cup final next year?

$1000

$750

$500

$250

$200

$150

$100

$50

$25

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content