Rolando Martín

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Rolando Martín
Full name Rolando Abel Martín
Date of birth (1968-09-23) September 23, 1968 (age 48)
Place of birth Maryland, United States
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 103 kg (16 st 3 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) flanker
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
Correct as of 25 September 2007
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1994-2003 Argentina 86 ((95))
Correct as of 25 September 2007

Rolando Abel Martín (born September 23, 1968 in Maryland, United States) is an Argentine former rugby union footballer and a current coach.

He was a part of the Pumas' famous back row of the modern era.[1] His career includes three Rugby World Cups and 76 Tests for the national side. He retired from international rugby after the 2003 Rugby World Cup in Australia.

Martín played his first international match for Argentina on May 28, 1994 in Long Beach against the USA. Argentina won the game 20 points to 18. He played his last international match on October 26, 2003 in Adelaide in the 16 to 15 defeat to Ireland. Martin played a total of 86 games for Argentina, scoring 95 points.

Martin represented Argentina at three Rugby World Cups, in 1995, 1999 and 2003.

During his time with San Isidro Club in Argentina, he won in 4 URBA championships: 1993, 1994, 1997 and 1999.

He is currently the head coach of San Isidro Club.


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