Manuel Carizza

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Manuel Carizza
Full name Manuel Nicolas Carizza
Date of birth (1984-08-23) August 23, 1984 (age 29)
Place of birth Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
Height 2.02 m (6 ft 7 12 in)
Weight 118 kg (18 st 8 lb)
Occupation(s) Professional rugby union player
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Lock
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
1989–2005 Jockey Club de Rosario
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2005–12
2012–13
2014–
Biarritz
Racing Métro
Stormers
113
11
5
(25)
(5)
(0)
correct as of 12 July 2014.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2002–03
2004–05
2004
2004–
Argentina U19
Argentina U21
Argentina A
Argentina


1
44


(0)
(5)
correct as of 22 June 2014.

Manuel Carizza (born 23 August 1984 in Rosario) is an Argentine rugby union footballer. He currently plays for South African Super Rugby side the Stormers, having previously played for French sides Biarritz and Racing Métro in the Top 14 competition and for the Argentine club Jockey Club de Rosario. He has also played for the Argentina national team. His usual position is at lock.

He made his international debut for Argentina in December 2004 in a match against South Africa, which the Springboks won by 39 points to 7. He next played for the Pumas in April 2005, where he was called up to the starting line-up against Japan. He then played in the November Tests against the Springboks, Scotland and Italy.

He was capped in June 2006 in one of the Tests against Wales during the hosting of a two match series, which Argentina eventually won. He was capped against Chile and Uruguay in July, in the starting line-up for both games.

He signed for South African Super Rugby side the Stormers for the 2013 Super Rugby season.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Argentine star to join WP Rugby" (Press release). Stormers. 2 November 2013. Retrieved 2 November 2013.