Gabriel Ascárate

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Gabriel Ascárate
Personal information
Full name Gabriel Ascárate
Born (1987-10-20) 20 October 1987 (age 26)
San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 94 kg (14 st 11 lb)
Club information
Playing position Centre / Wing
Current club Glasgow Warriors
Amateur team(s)
Club Natación y Gimnasia ()
Buenos Aires Cricket & Rugby Club ()
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Pts)
2010–12 Pampas XV 16 (15)
2012–13 US Carcassonne 18 (7)
2013– Glasgow Warriors 6 (5)
Representative team(s)
2006 Argentina U19 7 (49)
2007 Argentina U21 2 (5)
2007–08 Argentina A 3 (10)
2008–11 Pumas Sevens 5 ()
2009–10 Argentina Jaguars 7 (5)
2007– Argentina 14 (20)
* Senior club appearances and points correct as of 8 June 2014.

† Appearances (Points).

‡ Representative team caps and points correct as of 15 June 2014.

Gabriel Ascárate (born 20 October 1987) is an Argentine rugby union footballer who plays as a centre for Glasgow Warriors in the Pro 12.[1][2][3]

Career[edit]

Ascárate started his career in his homeland playing for both Club Natación y Gimnasia in his hometown of San Miguel de Tucumán and later the Buenos Aires Cricket & Rugby Club. He also represented the Pampas XV in the South African Vodacom Cup between 2010 and 2012[4] before moving abroad to join French side US Carcassonne for the 2012–13 season. He made 18 appearances in France before moving north in July 2013 to join Glasgow Warriors. [1][2][3]

International career[edit]

He made his senior debut for Los Pumas against Chile in May 2007 and to date he has amassed 8 caps and scored 2 tries.[5] He is also a former Pumas Sevens player, making 5 appearances in the IRB Sevens World Series between 2008 and 2011.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Glasgow Warriors sign Argentine back Gabriel Ascarate". BBC Sport. 23 July 2013. Retrieved 4 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Gabriel Ascarate signs to bolster Glasgow midfield". Scotsman. 24 July 2013. Retrieved 4 September 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Gabriel Ascárate itsrugby.co.uk Player Statistics". itsrugby.co.uk. Retrieved 4 September 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Gabriel Ascárate Argentina Rugby Player Profile". Argentina Rugby. Retrieved 4 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "Gabriel Ascárate ESPN Scrum Player Profile". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 4 September 2013.