Fulltime: Great win by the Wallabies. There are question marks over the defence still but everything else was fantastic.
When the ARU talks of playing the running game, that's what they are talking about. Will Genia was back to his best, Israel Folau showed what a threat he is with the ball in hand and in space. Joe Tomane made line break after line break as well. Quade Cooper did some good things too, which outweighed the two terrible mistakes he made.
Kuridrani, Ashley-Cooper and Lealiifano also did their bit too.
The forwards were good, particularly the flankers Hooper and Fardy. The scrum held up to the early pressure and then in the back half of the game asserted some dominance. The lineout was good and the work over the ball at the breakdown was outstanding.
Ewen McKenzie should be well pleased.
79th min: What a try by Bernard Foley. The Wallabies go 95 metres. It started with a bust by Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino, his pass goes to ground and Nic White started the counter-attack. Foley srpead the ball to Kuridrani and then on to Tomane who chipped ahead regathered and offloaded to Foley who converts his own try. ARGENTINA 17 AUSTRALIA 54
74th min: Try number six for the Wallabies and it was Benn Robinson who barged over. It started with a big scrum by the Wallabies, followed by a line break by Michael Hooper and a telling charge by Timani. Foley converts. ARGENTINA 17 AUSTRALIA 47. Genia off, White on.
67th min: Felipe Contepomi is off. Farewell to a rugby great. There are emotional embraces on the sidelines. Foley is at five-eighth.
65th min: Cooper misses the conversion from the sideline. ARGENTINA 17 AUSTRALIA 40. Bernard Foley on for his Test debut. Well deserved.Back to top
64th min: Joe Tomane take a bow. He has made so many line breaks today with no result but he has swooped on a loose ball and run 60 metres to score. The Wallabies defence has been suspect tonight but the Pumas line break that preceded the fatal error featured magical hands.
62nd min: Scott Fardy earns the turnover penalty for the Wallabies.
60th min: The Pumas make another break from a poor midfield kick by Tomane. A crucial intercept of a grubber kick by Folau defuses the situation but it is a knock-on. Benn Robinson is on for Slipper. Timani is one for Horwill.
59th min: Martin Landajo receives a warning for stamping on Ashley-Cooper's and Faingaa's hands.
58th min: The Wallabies gave a penalty away, the Pumas take a quick tap but from the ensuing breakdown they concede the penalty. Adam Ashley-Cooper is fired up about something. Wayne Barnes is having a look.Back to top
56th min: Cooper kicks the penalty. ARGENTINA 17 AUSTRALIA 35.
55th min: I have seen it all now. The Wallabies get a scrum penalty right in front.
54th min: Joe Tomane splits them wide open after a great pass by a sniping Will Genia but Michael Hooper drops a sitter.
53rd min: Great defence by the Wallabies as Toomua and Kuridrani drive the Pumas back and earn the penalty.
52nd min: James Horwill spoils the lineout but a poor kick by Cooper keeps the Pumas on the attack.Back to top
52nd min: Simmons is off for 10 minutes and Contepomi is up and well.
51st min: Trouble for the Wallabies. Felipe Contepomi looks like he is going to be helped from the field in his final Test after Rob Simmons hits him late.
49th min: That is a try to halfback Martin Landajo with a simple pick and go. Sanchez converts. ARGENTINA 17 AUSTRALIA 32.
49th min: That looks like a try to the Pumas. Wayne Barnes is unsighted so goes upstairs.
49th min: Again the Pumas bust the Wallabies line and they are less than a metre out.Back to top