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Gonçalo Uva (born 3 October 1984 in Lisbon) is a former Portuguese rugby union player. He plays as a lock.

Gonçalo Uva
Birth nameGonçalo Nunes Barata de Sousa Uva
Date of birth (1984-10-03) October 3, 1984 (age 35)[1]
Place of birthLisbon, Portugal[1]
Height2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) [1]
Weight112 kg (16 st 12 lb) [1]
Notable relative(s)Vasco Uva (brother)
João Uva (cousin)[2]
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock[3]
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009-10 G.D. Direito ()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2006-09
2010-11
2012-14
Montpellier[4]
Montpellier
Narbonne
26
13
28
(5)
(0)
(5)
Correct as of 2013-5-20
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2004-2018 Portugal 101 (45)
Correct as of 1 March 2019

He played for Montpellier Hérault RC and RC Narbonne, in French rugby, the Top 14. He played for Grupo Desportivo Direito, in Portugal, where he finished his career in 2017/18.

Uva had 101 caps for Portugal, from 2004 to 2018. He scored 9 tries, 45 points on aggregate. Uva is the brother of Vasco Uva, and cousin of João Uva, both rugby players. They all played at the 2007 Rugby World Cup. Gonçalo Uva played in all the four games at the competition, without scoring.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "RWC 2007 player profile - Gonçalo Uva". rugbyworldcup.com. Retrieved 15 September 2007.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Scotland v Portugal to be family affair". rugbyworldcup.com. Archived from the original on 2007-10-15. Retrieved 2007-09-15.
  3. ^ "scrum.com player stats - Gonçalo Uva". scrum.com. Retrieved 2007-09-15.
  4. ^ "Player Profiles - Gonçalo Uva". planet-rugby.com. Archived from the original on 2007-12-04.
  5. ^ Gonçalo Uva at ESPN

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