Hourcade elated by Pumas heroes

Date published: October 5 2014

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Argentina head coach Daniel Hourcade hailed the work of his squad and staff following their first win in the Rugby Championship.

Argentina head coach Daniel Hourcade hailed the work of his squad and staff following their first win in the Rugby Championship.

Los Pumas made history in Mendoza with their 21-17 victory over the Wallabies, having come so close in this year’s competition to grabbing that elusive first victory.

Describing his players as “heroes”, Hourcade underlined that Argentina’s win was not just the end of the tournament, but the start of something with plenty of hard work to come.

The win was Argentina’s first in the tournament at the 18th attempt.

“I’m full of emotion. We gave a huge effort and this win will give us huge encouragement,” said Hourcade.

“I have to thank the support which give us leadership and also Agust

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