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Juan Martin Hernandez to start against Ireland for Argentina

Updated: Thursday, 22 Nov 2012 19:57 | Comments

Juan Martin Hernandez will line out against Ireland
Juan Martin Hernandez will line out against Ireland

Juan Martin Hernandez returns at full-back in one of four changes made by Argentina for Saturday's clash with Ireland at Aviva Stadium.

Hernandez missed the 39-22 defeat by France last weekend because of a thigh strain, but has been passed fit for the final match of the Pumas' year.

The Racing Metro star, who can also play fly-half, replaces Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino with Nicolas Sanchez selected in the number 10 jersey.

Exeter wing Gonzalo Camacho and Montpellier centre Santiago Fernandez come in for Horacio Agulla and Gonzalo Tiesi with Marcelo Bosch shifting to outside centre.

Montpellier tighthead Maximiliano Bustos makes he debut at the expense of Juan Figallo.

Argentina team to play Ireland: J M Hernandez, G Camacho, M Bosch, S Fernandez, J Imhoff, N Sanchez, M Landajo, M Ayerza, E Guinazu, M Bustos, M Carizza, J F Cabello, J M Fernandez Lobbe, J M Leguizamoz, L Senatore

Replacements: A Creevy, N Lobo, F Gomez Kodela, T Vallejos Cinalli, T Leonardi, N Vergallo, G Tiesi, M Montero .

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