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Joaquín Tuculet (born 8 August 1989 in La Plata, Argentina) is an Argentine rugby union player who plays for the national Argentina team The Pumas and the country's Super Rugby team, the Jaguares. Tuculet is capable of playing full-back, wing, Centre or fly-half.

Joaquín Tuculet
Joaquin Tuculet 2015 RWC.jpg
Birth nameJoaquín Tuculet
Date of birth (1989-08-08) August 8, 1989 (age 30)
Place of birthLa Plata, Argentina
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight92 kg (14 st 7 lb; 203 lb) [1]
Rugby union career
Position(s) Full-back, Wing, Fly-half, Centre
Current team Los Tilos
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2015 Los Tilos ()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010–2011
2011
2011–12
2012–13
2013–14
2014–15
2016–
Los Tilos
Pampas XV
Sale Sharks
Grenoble
Bordeaux Bègles
Cardiff Blues
Jaguares
3
10
18
22
4
13
11
(10)
(30)
(10)
(18)
(10)
(15)
0
Correct as of 22 July 2016
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008
2008–09
2009–11
2010
2012–
Argentina U19
Argentina U20
Argentina Jaguars
Pumas Sevens
Argentina
3
10
12
4
55
(27)
(0)
(48)

(80)
Correct as of 18 September 2019

After Pampas XV won the Vodacom Cup, Tuculet was selected for Los Jaguares (Argentina A; not to be confused with the Super Rugby team) for the IRB Nations Cup in Romania and was the teams fullback. Tuculet played for Argentina in the IRB Junior World Championship in 2008 in Wales and 2009 in Japan, featuring for Los Pumitas in matches vs Fiji, Ireland, New Zealand and Uruguay as the teams fullback. He got his first cap for Argentina in 2012, playing against Italy.

Joaquín is part of the Argentina squad that competes in the Rugby Championship.

He was part of the national teams that competed at the 2015 Rugby World Cup and the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Aviva Premiership Rugby - Sale Sharks". web page. Premier Rugby. Archived from the original on 16 June 2012. Retrieved 22 September 2011.

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