Jerónimo Etcheverry

Jerónimo Etcheverry (born 11 January 1988 in Montevideo) is an Uruguayan rugby union player. He currently plays as a fly-half and as a fullback for Carrasco Polo Club.

Jerónimo Etcheverry
Birth nameJuan Jeronimo Etcheverry Cavanna
Date of birth (1988-01-11) January 11, 1988 (age 32)
Place of birthMontevideo, Uruguay
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight182 lb (83 kg)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fly-half, Fullback
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008-2010
2014-
Carrasco Polo Club
Carrasco Polo Club
()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011-2014 Valpolicella ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008–present  Uruguay 45 (213)
Correct as of 19 November 2016

Etcheverry started playing since young for Carrasco Polo Club in Uruguay.

In early 2011, he moved to Italy to play for Rugby Club Valpolicella.[1] He remained three years in the club, till June 2014, when he returned to Uruguay to finish his University Studies on Economy.[2]

International careerEdit

Etcheverry made his debut with Teros on 8 November 2008 against United States. He is one of the most promising Uruguayan players of his generation. He has 43 caps for Uruguay, since 2008, with 204 points scored.

He played at the 2011 Rugby World Cup, where Uruguay would be eliminated in the repechage. He would play again in the "Teros" 2015 Rugby World Cup qualifyings, helping his National Team return to the Rugby World Cup after three editions.

HonoursEdit

Uruguay U20

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "JERÓNIMO, A ITALIA" (in Spanish). rugbynews.com.uy. 9 February 2011. Retrieved 16 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Suerte Jeronimo: Etcheverry lascia Valpolicella" (in Italian). rugbymercato.it. 5 July 2014. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 16 August 2015.

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