Pumas burst Scotland bubble – Scotland 6-9 Argentina

Andy Robinsons 100% record came to an end as Argentina extended their winning run at Murrayfield to 19 years. Scotland controlled the first half , but only led 6-0 at half-time through two Phil Godman penalties.

Phil Godman
Phil Godman

The second half and roles were reversed as the Pumas started to exert pressure up front and Martin Rodriguez kicked two penalties to level the scores after 58 minutes.

Martin Rodriguez
Martin Rodriguez

The Pumas’ inside-centre then secured the victory with a 77th-minute drop-goal. Giving us the final score in this dour battle of:

Scotland 6-9 Argentina


Pens: Godman 2
Pens: Rodriguez 2 Drop-goal: Rodgriguez


Scotland: R, Lamont; S Lamont, Cairns, Grove, Evans; Godman, Cusiter; Jacobsen, Ford, Low, Hines, Kellock, Strokosch, MacDonald, Beattie.
Replacements: Hall, Traynor, White, Vernon, R. Lawson, Paterson, De Luca.

Argentina: Agulla; Borges, Tiesi, Rodriguez, Aramburu; Fernandez, Lalanne; Ayerza, Basualdo, Scelzo, Carizza, Albacete, Campos, Abadie, Fernandez Lobbe.
Replacements: Creevy, Roncero, Lozada, Leonardi, Figuerola, Urdapilleta, San Martin.

Referee: A Lewis (Ireland)