Argentina Rugby TicketsThe Argentina national rugby team, nicknamed los Pumas, is currently the top rugby union team in the Americas. The team plays in sky blue and white jerseys. Argentina is currently the only International Rugby Board (IRB) tier one classed nation that has no regular competition, such as the Six Nations and the Tri Nations.
Argentina played its first rugby match in 1910 against a touring British Isles team. It is today considered one of the top rugby nations in the world, and has thus far competed at every Rugby World Cup staged since 1987. The Pumas current captain is Agustín Pichot, and the current head coach is Marcelo Loffreda.
Although rugby union has not matched football (soccer) for popularity in Argentina, the impressive results by Los Pumas since the 1999 Rugby World Cup, have seen its popularity grow exponentially against a troubled economic backdrop. Argentina has managed from its appearance in the international arena to accomplish several upset victories, and has been a tough contender when playing in Buenos Aires.