Pumas squad missing Leguizamon

Date published: September 19 2014

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Argentina coach Daniel Hourcade has named a 26-man squad for the Pumas' final two Rugby Championship matches.

Argentina coach Daniel Hourcade has named a 26-man squad for the Pumas' final two Rugby Championship matches.

Injured flank Juan Manuel Leguizamon and hooker Santiago Iglesias Valdez are the names trimmed from the 28-man group that went to Australia and New Zealand.

Argentina play New Zealand on September 27 and Australia on October 4.

Los Pumas and New Zealand have faced each other 23 times in the past with the All Blacks having achieved 22 wins and a draw, which took place in 1985 in Buenos Aires. In the last game two weeks ago in Napier , New Zealand won by 28-9.

Argentina squad:

Forwards: Matias Alemanno, Marcos Ayerza, Rodrigo Baez, Santiago Cortese, Agustín Creevy, Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe, Mariano Galarza, Ramiro Herrera, Benjamin Macome, Lucas Noguera Paz, Bruno Postiglioni, Leonardo Senatore, Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, Tomas Lavanini.

Backs: Horacio Agulla, Marcelo Bosch, Tomas Cubelli, Jerónimo De la Fuente, Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino, Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias, Juan Martin Hernández, Juan Imhoff, Martin Landajo, Manuel Montero, Nicolas Sanchez, Joaquin Tuculet.

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