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Watch: Israel Folau Produces Incredible Solo Try Against Argentina

Watch: Israel Folau Produces Incredible Solo Try Against Argentina

What a try this is.

Australia hosted Argentina today in The Rugby Championship, with the Aussies hoping to bring to an end their torrid run of form which has left them propping up the table after three games.

Heavy defeats in their opening two matches against New Zealand had piled the pressure on head coach Michael Chieka, although that was eased slightly with a win over South Africa last week.

Today's game began at a blistering pace, with three tries scored inside the opening 20 minutes.Β This amazing solo effort from Israel Folau was, without a doubt, the pick of the bunch.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGwkAYwGVFM

The winger got on possession at Argentina's 10 meter line, before sidestepping four opposition players. Under pressure from Argentine number eight Javier Ortega Desio, he managed to keep himself in-bounds and touch the ball down in the corner.

This game was Folau's first start on the wing for Australia since his debut season in 2013, and the change seems to have worked well for Cheika's team.

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This was his 33rd try in international rugby.

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If Folau can continue to produce moments such as this, perhaps we will see him placed on the wing more often.

It wasn't enough, however, to prevent yet another defeat for the Wallabies - losing 23-19.

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Gary Connaughton

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