Try pleases ‘stoked’ Mumm

Date published: July 26 2015

Australia second-row Dean Mumm was delighted to get over for a score in his side's 34-9 victory against Argentina at Estadio Malvinas on Saturday.

The rangy Wallaby, who until recently was playing in the Premiership with Exeter Chiefs, came on in the 53rd minute and crossed for a try soon after.

Victory means Australia are above New Zealand in the Rugby Championship standings on points difference before the pair meet in Sydney on August 8.

For now though it will be about recovery after the flight home, with Mumm admitting it was a special moment for him personally in the gold jersey.

"To be honest, I've been out of the Test arena for a couple of years so I was stoked to touch the ball in a Test match, let alone get a try or a carry. I only had one Test try previously and it was about two metres out, so this was an improvement," the lock told the Sydney Morning Herald after the triumph.

"The longer the game went, the more we seemed to get stuck into them and gain momentum. This is a pretty good result. You can sense this is a pretty jovial camp. Speaking to a lot of the boys about what happened here last year, it's a nice turnaround."