Carlos Ignacio Fernández Lobbe

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Fernández and the second or maternal family name is Lobbe.
Carlos Ignacio Fernández Lobbe
Ignacio Fernandez Lobbe 2010.jpg
Full name Carlos Ignacio Fernández Lobbe
Nickname Nacho, Queson
Date of birth (1974-11-20) November 20, 1974 (age 42)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 111 kg (17 st 7 lb) [1]
Notable relative(s) Juan Martín Fernández Lobbe (brother)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Lock
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Apps (points)

Bath Rugby
Northampton Saints
Sale Sharks
Liceo Naval


Correct as of 4 November 2009
National team(s)
Years Club / team Apps (points)
1996–2008 Argentina 65 (30)
Correct as of 11:35, 15 May 2011 (UTC)
Sevens national teams
Years Club / team   Comps
1996-2000 Argentina 2
Correct as of 25 September 2007

Carlos Ignacio Fernández Lobbe (born 20 November 1974 in Buenos Aires)[2] is a retired Argentine rugby union footballer. He currently plays with English side, Bath Rugby in the Aviva Premiership. He has also represented Argentina on numerous occasions, including at the 1999, 2003 and 2007 Rugby World Cups.

He previously played for Sale Sharks, Castres, Bordeaux and the Liceo Naval club, moving to Northampton Saints for the 2008–09 season, where he made his debut against Worcester Warriors. In the 2005–2006 season, Lobbe started the final as Sale Sharks won their first ever Premiership title.[3]

He is also an exceptionable leader, captaining Northampton Saints throughout the 2008/2009 season due to injury to the then club captain, Bruce Reihana.

In September 2010, it was announced that Fernández Lobbe would come out of retirement to join Bath Rugby as injury cover for the remainder of the 2010/11 season.

His nickname is Nacho for his second name (Ignacio) and "El Queson" (Big cheese).

He has a daughter.


  1. ^ "Aviva Premiership Rugby - Bath Rugby". web page. Premier Rugby. Archived from the original on 16 June 2012. Retrieved 24 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Ignacio Fernandez Lobbe player profile ESPN
  3. ^ "Sale 45-20 Leicester". BBC. 27 May 2006. Retrieved 9 February 2014. 

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