2021 promises to be a vintage to forget about Argentine rugby. After the glory of their first win against New Zealand in 2020, the current season is full of defeats – six defeats in so many matches in the 2021 Rugby Championship – and controversy. Most recently, six international players were initially suspended in October for violating the competition’s health rules, which compete with major countries in the Southern Hemisphere (South Africa, Argentina, Australia and New Zealand).
While the Argentine Federation’s project focused on the Jaguars before the Kovid-19 Pandemic, national rugby now faces the forced deportation of its players. Q, club sidelining From Buenos Aires – For financial and health reasons – Super Rugby has become a tournament that only welcomes teams from New Zealand and Australia this year. The Argentine Federation advised its players to give their talents to the Top 14, the French Rugby Championship and the English Premiership. Argentina’s presentation against France’s XV on Saturday, November 6 at Stade de France, the first meeting of its European autumn tour, is a bit volatile.
A forced reverse
“It affects the game and the players. “ He is a former player and now manager of the national team Puma. Francisco Rubio conducts the first assessment of a complex year. “We had to face many challenges and adapt to a new reality. We are always looking for solutions and we try our best to be competitive ”, Exposing the Argentine official.
The Jaguars franchise, which has represented Argentina in this championship since 2016, is now playing a very serious South American league, having been left out of Super Rugby and therefore losing its best players. “This is a new project that, of course, must not follow our players as we did with Jaguar. We are going back in time when this desire to develop local rugby started to give better results. Francisco Rubio mourns.
Four years after creating the squad, the Jaguars reached the 2019 Super Rugby Final. The national team, which was made up solely of players from the franchise, was also growing, as evidenced by this historic victory over the All Blacks in 2020.
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