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Australia v Argentina - What do the numbers say?

Australia v Argentina - What do the numbers say?
Wallabies back Kurtley Beale

Cast you gaze over all of the key stats ahead of the Wallabies v Los Pumas in Canberra this weekend.

  • Australia have won 13 of their last 14 games against Argentina, including each of the last four meetings between the nations.
  • Argentina picked up an 18-3 win on their first ever visit to Australia to face the Wallabies in 1983, though they’ve since been defeated in their ensuring 12 attempts.
  • This will be the 10th Test played at GIO Stadium, and the second between these nations after the Wallabies picked up a 32-25 win against the Pumas in 2000.
  • In fact, Australia’s four previous Tests at the venue have seen them run out to four victories by an average margin of 38 points.
  • Argentina have won only one of their six Tests so far this year, the last time they finished a calendar year with a lower win rate was when they went winless for three games in 1976.
  • Rob Simmons is looking to make his 50th start for the Wallabies, however five of his last nine appearances have been from the bench.
  • Both Argentina and Australia have conceded 15 tries so far this campaign, five more than New Zealand and nine more than South Africa.
  • The Wallabies have scored 73% (8/11) of their tries on the opening phase of possession, the highest percentage of any team in the competition.
  • Israel Folau has made 32 carries for 351 metres this tournament, 97m more than any other player has managed.
  • Agustin Creevy has already won five turnovers this tournament, the equal most of any player alongside Malcolm Marx, despite playing just 180 minutes.

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Australia v Argentina - What do the numbers say?