Barbarians beat Argentina on late dropped objective at Twickenham



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01 Dec 2018, 22:55 IST
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LONDON (AP) — A final-minute dropped objective by Elton Jantjies lifted the Barbarians previous Argentina 38-35 in a rugby thriller at Twickenham on Saturday.

The groups shared 10 tries, nevertheless it was Jantjies’ late intervention that determined it after the Barbarians recovered from 28-7 down.

Juan Manuel Leguizamon opened the scoring simply three minutes in towards his fellow countrymen with Handre Pollard changing.

However Argentina turned issues round and tries from Matias Orlando, Ramiro Moyano, captain Pablo Matera, and Sebastian Cancelliere noticed them attain 28-7 after 18 minutes.

The Barbarians had been awarded a penalty attempt seven minutes earlier than the break when Matera was penalized for knocking down a maul behind the Argentina tryline.

Siya Kolisi went in for the Barbarians within the 48th minute from a rolling maul however Argentina rapidly hit again by way of a close-range Julian Montoya rating.

Then Damian de Allende and Lood de Jager scored tries for the Baa-baas to degree at 35-35 with six minutes remaining, then de Jager gained clear lineout ball and Jantjies unleashed a kick at objective off his left foot from 30 meters.

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