Argentina Jaguars

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Not to be confused with South American Jaguars.
Argentina Jaguars
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Union Unión Argentina de Rugby
Nickname(s) Los Jaguares (The Jaguars)
Emblem(s) Yaguareté (South American jaguar)
Coach(es) Felipe Contepomi
Ricardo Le Fort
Team kit
Change kit
First international
Argentina Argentina XV 23-11 Chile 
(26 September 1965)
Largest win
 Paraguay 0 - 152 Argentina A Argentina
(1 May 2002)
Largest defeat
Argentina Argentina A 7-88 Chile 
(9 July 1979)
Argentina XV at a 2015 test match versus Uruguay's Teros

The Argentina A national rugby union team, also known as Argentina Jaguars and as Argentina XV national rugby union team, in the past, are the second national rugby union team in Argentina after the national side.

They already represented Argentina at the South American Rugby Championship, in 2001, 2002, 2005, 2009 and 2011. Argentina second side won all the South American competitions they have entered and never were defeated yet by another country in these tournaments.

They competed in the Nations Cup in 2006 and 2007, winning the tournament in 2006, and in the Churchill Cup in 2008 and 2009. They've played alongside the full national teams of Namibia, Romania, Georgia, the United States, and Canada as well as other second national teams like Italy A, the Emerging Springboks, and the England Saxons. They have also competed in a number of South American tournaments and will compete against North American teams in the Americas Rugby Championship. In 2014 they will participate in the IRB Tbilisi Cup.[1]

Current squad[edit]

Jaguars squad for the 2015 World Rugby Nations Cup.[2]

Head Coach: Argentina Felipe Contepomi and Argentina Ricardo Le Fort

Caps Updated: 3 June 2015

Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by World Rugby.

Player Position Date of Birth (Age) Caps Club/province
Tomás Baravalle Hooker (1990-12-14) 14 December 1990 (age 24) 1 Argentina Jockey Club
Facundo Bosch Hooker (1991-08-08) 8 August 1991 (age 23) 0 Argentina C.U.B.A.
Santiago García Botta Prop (1992-06-19) 19 June 1992 (age 23) 0 Argentina Belgrano
Lucas Martínez Prop (1989-07-14) 14 July 1989 (age 26) 0 Argentina Lomas Athletic
Nicolás Mirande Prop 0 Argentina Tucumán
Guido Randisi Prop 0 Argentina Duendes
Roberto Tejerizo Prop (1988-04-15) 15 April 1988 (age 27) 4 Argentina Tucumán Lawn Tennis
Gerónimo Albertario Lock (1987-11-24) 24 November 1987 (age 27) 2 Argentina Pucará
Franco Baldoni Lock (1992-07-31) 31 July 1992 (age 23) 0 Argentina Buenos Aires
Aníbal Panceyra Garrido Lock (1988-10-23) 23 October 1988 (age 26) 0 Argentina Tala
Manuel Plaza Lock (1996-01-04) 4 January 1996 (age 19) 1 Argentina Jockey Club
Martín Chiappesoni Flanker 0 Argentina Atlético Rosario
Lucas Maguire Flanker (1991-01-26) 26 January 1991 (age 24) 1 Argentina C.U.B.A.
Gonzalo Paulín Flanker 0 Argentina Tala
Miguel Urtubey Number 8 (1991-04-06) 6 April 1991 (age 24) 0 Argentina Newman
Gonzalo Bertranou (c) Scrum-half (1993-12-31) 31 December 1993 (age 21) 0 Argentina Torneo
Marcos Bollini Scrum-half (1991-08-18) 18 August 1991 (age 23) 0 Argentina Newman
Cristian Nacassian Fly-half 0 Argentina Tala
Juan León Novillo Fly-half (1992-06-08) 8 June 1992 (age 23) 2 Argentina Tucumán
Ignacio Brex Centre (1992-05-26) 26 May 1992 (age 23) 0 Argentina San Cirano
Juan Cappiello Centre (1992-03-04) 4 March 1992 (age 23) 3 Argentina Pucará
Brian Ormson Centre (1991-03-23) 23 March 1991 (age 24) 0 Argentina Pucará
Joaquín Paz Centre (1993-10-20) 20 October 1993 (age 21) 0 Argentina Córdoba
Bautista Álvarez Wing 0 Argentina Hindú
Augusto López Wing (1991-01-25) 25 January 1991 (age 24) 0 Argentina Tucumán
Franco Cuaranta Fullback (1992-05-23) 23 May 1992 (age 23) 0 Argentina Tala

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Georgia to host Tbilisi Cup 2014". International Rugby Board. 4 April 2014. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  2. ^ Plantel de Argentina XV para la Nations Cup

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