Raúl Pérez (rugby player)

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Raúl Pérez
Date of birth (1965-07-02) 2 July 1965 (age 51)
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 230 lb (104 kg)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1992-1999  Argentina 21 ((5))
Teams coached
Years Team
2016- Jaguares

Raúl Norberto Pérez (born Rosario 2 July 1965) is a former Argentine rugby union player and currently the coach of the Argentine Super Rugby side, the Jaguares. He played as a flanker. He worked as a systems analyst and programmer.

He played for Duendes Rugby Club his entire career, from 1983/84 to 1999/2000.

Pérez had 21 caps for Argentina, from 1992 to 1999, scoring 1 try, 5 points in aggregate. He was selected for the 1999 Rugby World Cup but never played.

He started a player career, after finishing his player days, being the coach of Duendes, from 2001/02 to 2004/05. He later also would be the coach of the Rosario Rugby Union U-23 team, from 2005 to 2007, of Argentina U-21, from 2007 to 2008, and since 2009, he is one of the two coaches of the Argentina A. From 2013, he has been the assistant coach for the National senior side under head coach Daniel Hourcade.

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