Santiago González Bonorino

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Santiago Bonorino
Full name Santiago Hernán González Bonorino
Date of birth (1975-05-05) May 5, 1975 (age 41)[1]
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 116 kg (18 st 4 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)

Unione Rugby Capitolina
Leicester Tigers
Northampton Saints


Correct as of 4 November 2009
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2001-2008 Argentina 15 ((0))
Correct as of May 25, 2009

Santiago Hernán González Bonorino (born May 5, 1975 in Buenos Aires) is a former Argentine rugby union player, most recently playing for Northampton Saints in the Guinness Premiership

He has represented Unione Rugby Capitolina in Italy at club level, and Argentina's national side. González Bonorino plays as a prop.

González Bonorino made his debut for the national side on May 19, 2001, in a match against Uruguay, and has received 15 caps in total (as of May 2009).[2] González Bonorino was in the Argentine squad for the 2007 Rugby World Cup, and featured in the two opening matches, against France and Georgia.

In 2008, he signed a contract with English Guinness Premiership giants Leicester Tigers,[3] but after playing only 6 games for them he joined Leicester's rivals, Northampton Saints on a one-year deal for the start of the 2009 season. Injury cut short his season and he was forced to retire in January 2010.[4]


  1. ^ "RWC 2007 player profile - Santiago González Bonorino". Archived from the original on 13 October 2007. Retrieved 13 September 2007. 
  2. ^ " player profile - Santiago González Bonorino". Retrieved 13 September 2007. 
  3. ^ "Loffreda snaps up Argentine prop". 2008-05-01. Retrieved 12 July 2008. 
  4. ^ "Bonorino retires, Saints draft in Morris". Northampton Saints. 18 January 2010. Retrieved 18 January 2010. [dead link]

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