Gonzalo Camacho

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Gonzalo Camacho
Birth name Gonzalo Oscar Camacho
Date of birth (1984-08-28) August 28, 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 85 kg (13 st 5 lb; 187 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing, Centre
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009–2011
2011–2013
2013–2016
Harlequins
Exeter
Leicester
30
26
4
(20)
(15)
(0)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008–2015 Argentina 24 (30)
National sevens team(s)
Years Team Comps
2005–2009 Argentina 15

Gonzalo Oscar Camacho (born August 28, 1984 in Buenos Aires)[1] is a retired Argentine rugby union rugby player, who played for Leicester Tigers, Exeter Chiefs, Harlequins and Argentina on the wing.

Club career[edit]

Gonzalo signed for Devon side Exeter Chiefs on 15 June 2011[2] having also previously played for Harlequins between 2009 and 2011, Camacho is held in high regards by Harlequins fans after scoring the winning try in against Stade Français in the Amlin Cup final. After much speculation it was announced on 29 May 2013 that Camacho will be leaving Exeter Chiefs and will be joining Leicester Tigers.[3]

International career[edit]

Gonzalo made his debut for Argentina against Uruguay on May 31, 2008, Camacho scored twice during the game.[4] Camacho has gone on to become a regular in the Argentina side and following a number of impressive performances for the Argentine national team during the 2012 Rugby Championship which was topped off with Gonzalo scoring for the Pumas, against the New Zealand All Blacks.[5]

Gonzalo was part of Argentine squad for the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gonzalo Camacho player profile ESPN Scrum.com
  2. ^ "Chiefs Add Camacho". Exeter Chiefs. 2011-06-14. Archived from the original on 2011-09-30. 
  3. ^ "Camacho one of several new Tigers". Planetrugby.com. Archived from the original on 6 October 2013. Retrieved 29 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "Uruguay 8 - 43 Argentina". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2008-05-31. 
  5. ^ "Argentina vs New Zealand at La Plata 29 September 2012 Match Review". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 29 September 2012. 

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