Gabriel Ascárate

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Gabriel Ascárate (born 20 October 1987) is an Argentine rugby union footballer who played as a centre for Glasgow Warriors in the Pro12.[1][2][3]

Gabriel Ascárate
Full nameGabriel Ascárate
Date of birth (1987-10-20) 20 October 1987 (age 32)
Place of birthSan Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight94 kg (14 st 11 lb; 207 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre / Wing
Current team Club Natación y Gimnasia/Jaguares
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Club Natación y Gimnasia ()
Buenos Aires Cricket & Rugby Club ()
2014- Club Natación y Gimnasia ()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010–12 Pampas XV 16 (15)
2012–13 US Carcassonne 18 (7)
2013–14 Glasgow Warriors 6 (5)
2015 Pampas XV ()
2016 Jaguares 0 (0)
Correct as of 17 August 2016
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2006 Argentina U19 7 (49)
2007 Argentina U21 2 (5)
2007–08 Argentina A 3 (10)
2008–11 Pumas Sevens 5
2009–10 Argentina Jaguars 7 (5)
2007– Argentina 19 (20)
Correct as of 26 November 2016

CareerEdit

Ascárate started his career in his homeland playing for both Club Natación y Gimnasia in his hometown of San Miguel de Tucumán and later the Buenos Aires Cricket & Rugby Club. He also represented the Pampas XV in the South African Vodacom Cup between 2010 and 2012[4] before moving abroad to join French side US Carcassonne for the 2012–13 season. He made 18 appearances in France before moving north in July 2013 to join Glasgow Warriors. [1][2][3] He was released by Glasgow Warriors on February 2014 after being ruled out from 'contact rugby' for 6 months.[5]

International careerEdit

He made his senior debut for Los Pumas against Chile in May 2007 and to date he has amassed 8 caps and scored 2 tries.[6] He is also a former Pumas Sevens player, making 5 appearances in the IRB Sevens World Series between 2008 and 2011.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Glasgow Warriors sign Argentine back Gabriel Ascarate". BBC Sport. 23 July 2013. Retrieved 4 September 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Gabriel Ascarate signs to bolster Glasgow midfield". Scotsman. 24 July 2013. Retrieved 4 September 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Gabriel Ascárate itsrugby.co.uk Player Statistics". itsrugby.co.uk. Retrieved 4 September 2013.
  4. ^ a b "Gabriel Ascárate Argentina Rugby Player Profile". Argentina Rugby. Retrieved 4 September 2013.
  5. ^ "BBC Sport - Glasgow Warriors: Lee Jones joins as Gabriel Ascarate leaves club". BBC Sport.
  6. ^ "Gabriel Ascárate ESPN Scrum Player Profile". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 4 September 2013.