Pichot on bench for Pumas

Inspirational Argentina skipper Agustin Pichot has been named on the bench for Sunday’s Churchill Cup final against England.

Inspirational Argentina skipper Agustin Pichot has been named on the bench for Sunday’s Churchill Cup final against England.

Stade Francais scrum-half Pichot arrives in Edmonton tomorrow after completing the Test series against Italy and is expected to play some part at the Commonwealth Stadium.

Number eight Pablo Bouza and full-back Francisco Bosch featured in the side which drew 25-25 with the British and Irish Lions last month, while substitutes Leopoldo de Chazal and Lucio Lopez Fleming were also on duty in Cardiff.

Team: F Bosch; R Carbello, M Avramovic, J Orengo, P Gomez Cora; J M Fernandez, M Albina (captain); P Henn, A Costa Repetto, F Lecot, S Artese, G Llanos, A Petrilli, A Galindo, P Bouza.

Replacements: S Rondinelli, L De Chazal, S Boffelli, G Fessia, A Pichot, L L Fleming, J Berberian.

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