Wallabies player ratings of Rugby Championship win against Argentina

Wallabies rookie Andrew Kellaway has once again topped our player ratings with Australia’s comfortable 32-17 Rugby Championship win over Argentina on the Gold Coast.

Kellaway’s hat-trick took him to eight tries in his debut season, leaving only Israel Folau’s 10 for the most five points in a calendar year.

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1: James Slipper 7/10

Very good scrum performance to lay the platform.

2: Cruise line 6/10

A few wobbles with lineout throws, but had some good runs wide and took a well-taken attempt from a maul.

3: Taniela Tupou 6/10

A scrum-time force, but some unusual mistakes marred his performance.

Taniela Tupou puts a monster shot at Gonzalo Bertranou

4: Izack Rodda 5.5/10

Steady attendance with some early charges. Was knocked out for 10 minutes in the second half.

5: Darcy Swain 6.5/10

Performed admirably – especially during the lineout where he had a few takes, a steal and was a constant disturbance when defending mauls.

6: Piet Samu 5.5 / 10

Just reward for a series of strong bench trips and added a nice lineout goal while doing his core duties around the paddock.

The Pumas take a yellow one and Folau Fainga’a rewards the Wallabies

7: Michael Hooper 7.5/10

Another tireless performance until the last minute with a yellow card.

8: Rob Valetini 8.5/10

A very good performance for the full 80. Was involved early and often in damaging runs, tackles, link play and an excellent try assist for Kellaway’s first try.

9: Nic White 7/10

Pinpoint again with box kicks and organized procedures.

10: Quad Cooper 6/10

Poor goalscoring performance, with a hot and cold performance around the pitch, but showed a nice dexterity to put Samu Kerevi in ​​for his attempt.

11: Andrew Kellaway 9.5/10

Shift to left wing, then fullback as the game went on but kept producing tries – with a hat trick reflecting a great effort throughout the match.

Combining returning stars for a slick try

12: Samu Crayfish 6.5/10

Just started to find more space before coming off with a leg injury.

13: Len Ikitau 7.5 / 10

Opportunities were elusive in the first half but came really strong in the third quarter, including a highlight reel back flick pass for Kellaway to score.

14: Jordan Petaia 7/10

Strongly involved in the park and demonstrated the X factor the selectors are looking for.

15: Reece Hodge 6.5/10

Enthusiastic and seemingly always around the ball for most of the game. Moved to midfield as injury cover in the second half.

Andrew Kellaway completes a brilliant piece of play by the Wallabies


16: Lachlan Lonergan 6/10

Came on to replace Jordan Petaia then roamed the field while he was at it.

17: Angus Bell 7/10

Looked very good with nice passes and strong attacks.

18: Greg Holmes 5/10

Played his first game in a Wallabies jumper since 2016 and delivered 17 minutes of solid work.

19: Matt Philip 5.5/10

Showed energy after emerging in the last quarter.

20: Sean McMahon 6/10

Another high-profile returnee showed some very nice details in the space to suggest there’s a lot more to come.

21: Jake Gordon 5.5/10

Made an immediate impact receiving a turnover penalty while defending hard.

22: James O’Connor 5.5/10

Unable to take charge of proceedings as game unraveled in final stages.

23: Tom Wright 5/10

Returned to the test crew and showed some good enthusiasm.

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