Find out who Michael Cheika has picked to face his old team the Wallabies

Argentina Rugby Championship Squad 2022

Michael Cheika has made four changes to his Argentina team for their second Rugby Championship match against Australia in San Juan on Saturday.

The Pumas are looking to bounce back from a 41-26 defeat by the Wallabies in their opening match and Thomas Gallo comes into the front row at loosehead.

The other changes are in the back-line. Gonzalo Bertranou starts at scrum-half with Tomas Cubelli dropping to the bench, Matias Moroni comes into the centres and Juan Imhoff is selected on the left wing, with Emiliano Boffelli switching to the right.

Argentina team to play Australia – Saturday 13 August

Juan Cruz Mallia; Emiliano Boffelli, Matias Moroni, Jeronimo De La Fuente, Juan Imhoff; Santiago Carreras, Gonzalo Bertranou; Thomas Gallo, Julian Montoya (captain), Francisco Gomez Kodela, Matias Alemanno, Tomas Lavanini, Juan Martin Gonzalez, Marcos Kremer, Pablo Matera.

Replacements: Agustin Creevy, Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, Joel Sclavi, Facunda Isa, Rodrigo Bruni, Tomas Cubelli, Tomas Albornoz, Lucio Cinti.

Argentina team to play Australia – Saturday 6 August

Juan Cruz Mallia; Santiago Cordero, Matias Orlando, Jeronimo De La Fuente, Emiliano Boffelli; Santiago Carreras, Tomas Cubelli; Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, Julian Montoya (captain), Francisco Gomez Kodela, Matias Alemanno, Tomas Lavanini, Juan Martin Gonzalez, Marcos Kremer, Pablo Matera.

Replacements: Agustin Creevy, Thomas Gallo, Joel Sclavi, Santiago Grondona, Rodrigo Bruni, Lautaro Bazan Velez, Tomas Albornoz, Matias Moroni.

Argentina Rugby Championship Squad 2022

Forwards

Matias Alemanno

Rodrigo Bruni

Agustin Creevy

Thomas Gallo

Francisco Gomez Kodela

Juan Martin Gonzalez

Santiago Grondona

Facundo Isa

Marcos Kremer

Tomas Lavanini

Pablo Matera

Santiago Medrano

Julian Montoya (captain)

Joaquin Oviedo

Lucas Paulos

Ignacio Ruiz

Joel Sclavi

Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro

Mayco Vivas

Backs

Lautaro Bazan Velez

Gonzalo Bertranou

Emiliano Boffelli

Santiago Carreras

Lucio Cinti

Santiago Cordero

Tomas Cubelli

Jeronimo De La Fuente

Juan Imhoff

Juan Cruz Mallia

Lucas Mensa

Matias Moroni

Matias Orlando

Nicolas Sanchez

Benjamín Urdapilleta

Argentina Rugby Championship Fixtures 2022

Sat 6 Aug Argentina 26-41 Australia

Sat 13 Aug Argentina v Australia (8.10pm, Estadio del Bicentenario, San Juan) Live on Sky Sports

Sat 27 Aug New Zealand v Argentina (8.45am, Orangetheory Stadium, Christchurch) Live on Sky Sports

Sat 3 Sep New Zealand v Argentina (8.05am, FMG Stadium, Hamilton) Live on Sky Sports

Sat 17 Sep Argentina v South Africa (8.10pm, Estadio Vélez Sarsfield, Buenos Aires) Live on Sky Sports

Sat 24 Sep South Africa v Argentina (4.05pm, Kings Park, Durban) Live on Sky Sports

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