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Contepomi sinks Italy

Italy 16 Argentina 22

Published 14/11/2010 | 09:49

Felipe Contepomi proved the difference with 17 points as Argentina triumphed over Italy in their autumn Test match in Verona.

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Contepomi kicked five penalties and also converted Martin Rodriguez's try as the Pumas came out on top in a close-fought contest.

Mirco Bergamasco kicked three penalties and also converted a penalty try but it was not quite enough for the home side. The match had been level at 6-6 at half-time as Contepomi and Bergamasco traded kicks.

But the match burst into life in the second half as both sides scored a try, with the more accurate boot of Contepomi ultimately proving decisive.

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