Argentina’s Pumas, another animal under Ledesma’s leadership


With a year to go ahead of the 2019 World Cup in Japan, Argentina’s Pumas are on the prowl, rejuvenated by their rugged former hooker, Mario Ledesma.

Argentina had been little short of awful since the last World Cup, where they reached the semi-finals for the second time.

They had managed just one single victory against a tier one nation, Italy, in almost two years before the start of the Rugby Championship.

But the South Americans have developed a knack of saving their best for the biggest stage and their current form suggests they’re building up towards a major tilt in Japan.

With two matches left of the Rugby Championship, they’ve already broken new ground this season, winning two matches for the first time.


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