Uruguay national under-20 rugby union team

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Uruguay
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Union Unión de Rugby del Uruguay
Nickname(s) Los Teritos
Coach(es) Juan Baldomir
Captain(s) Facundo Klappenbach
First international
Uruguay Uruguay 67–8 South Korea South Korea
(15 April 2008)
Largest win
Uruguay Uruguay 82–0 Jamaica Jamaica
(19 June 2008)
Largest defeat
New Zealand New Zealand 75–0 Uruguay Uruguay
(5 June 2009)
World Cup
Appearances 1 (First in 2009)
Best result 16th, 2009

The Uruguay under 20 rugby team is the junior national rugby union team from Uruguay. They replace the two former age grade teams Under 19's and Under 21's. The team competed at the World Rugby Under 20 Championships and World Rugby Under 20 Trophy.

Uruguay qualified for the 2015 Under 20 Trophy after defeating Chile 22-12 in the South American Junior Rugby Championship.[1]

Overall[edit]

Summary for all under 20 matches at the World Rugby Under 20 Championship and World Rugby Under 20 Trophy, including 2015:

Opposition Played Won Drawn Lost % Won
 Argentina 1 0 0 1 0%
 Canada 4 1 1 2 25%
 Chile 1 1 0 0 100%
 Fiji 1 1 0 0 100%
 Georgia 3 1 0 2 33%
 Ireland 1 0 0 1 0%
 Italy 1 0 0 1 0%
 Jamaica 1 1 0 0 100%
 Japan 3 1 0 2 33%
 Namibia 2 2 0 0 100%
 New Zealand 1 0 0 1 0%
 Papua New Guinea 1 1 0 0 100%
 Portugal 1 1 0 0 100%
 Romania 1 0 0 1 0%
 Russia 1 1 0 0 100%
 Samoa 1 0 0 1 0%
 South Korea 1 1 0 0 100%
 Tonga 2 1 0 1 50%
 United States 2 1 0 1 50%
Total 29 14 1 14 48%

Results[edit]

Season Tournament Position
2008 JWRT 1
2009 JWC 16
2010 JWRT 5
2011 JWRT 4
2012 JWRT Did not qualify
2013 JWRT 7
2014 JWRT 4
2015 JWRT 3

Current squad[edit]

Squad to 2015 World Rugby Under 20 Trophy.[2]

Forwards

  • Manuel Leindekar
  • Santiago Arata
  • Facundo Gattas
  • Lorenzo Surraco
  • Eric Dos Santos
  • Juan Ignacio Zubillaga
  • Marcos Chamyan
  • Diego Ardao
  • Manuel Diana
  • Gonzalo Soto
  • Diego Ardao
  • Martin Zerbino
  • Matias De Oliveira
  • Agustin Ortas
  • Agustin Giampedraglia
  • Leandro Segredo
 

Backs

  • Marcos Brovetto
  • Lucas Duran
  • Manuel Blengio
  • Matias Brignoni
  • Santiago Piñeyrua
  • Facundo Klappenbach (c)
  • Joaquin Pena
  • Felipe Etcheverry
  • Jose Serrato
  • Juan Pablo Risso

Management[edit]

  • Juan Baldomir - Head Coach
  • Ricardo Martínez - Team Manager
  • Joaquín Pastore - Assistant Coach
  • Santiago Ramirez - Physiotherapist
  • Marcelo Santurio - Team Doctor
  • Florencia Orozco - Strength & Conditioning

Outstanding squad[edit]

2008 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy:[3] Champion[edit]

 Uruguay Teritos
Eduardo Benítez
Juan Pablo Ruffalini
Rafael Tchilingirbachian
Diego Magno
Agustín Bordaberry
Juan Manuel Gaminara
Juan Diego Ormaechea
Matías Fonseca (C)
Francisco Vecino
Germán Albanell
Leandro Leivas
Adrian Lewis
Jerónimo Etcheverry
Tomás Jolivet
Santiago Gortari
Agustín Fiorito
Joaquín Rocco
Alejandro Nieto
Federico Pérez
Miguel Horta
Juan de Freitas
Santiago Gibernau
HC: Bruno Grunwaldt
HC: Martín Mendaro

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Uruguay qualify for Junior World Trophy 2015". World Rugby.org. 17 September 2014. Retrieved 13 May 2015. 
  2. ^ http://uru.org.uy/los-teritos-definitivos/
  3. ^ [1] IRB - 2008 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy (Pool B) / Uruguay vs. Georgia

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