Juan José Imhoff (born 11 May 1988 in Rosario) is an Argentine rugby union footballer. He plays as a wing and fullback.

Juan Imhoff
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Imhoff playing for Racing Métro 92
Full nameJuan José Imhoff
Date of birth (1988-05-11) 11 May 1988 (age 31)
Place of birthRosario, Argentina
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight90 kg (14 st 2 lb; 198 lb)[1]
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fullback / Wing
Current team Racing 92
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009–2011 Duendes Rugby Club ()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011 Pampas XV 9 (45)
2011– Racing 92 118 (250)
Correct as of 18 August 2015
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009–10 Pumas Sevens 3
2009–10 Argentina Jaguars 9 (40)
2009– Argentina[2] 35 (105)
Correct as of 25 October 2015

Club careerEdit

He played for Duendes Rugby Club, from 2009 to 2011, in the Nacional de Clubes, which he won twice, in 2009 and 2011. He moved afterwards to Racing 92 in the French Top 14, where he has played since 2011/12.

He was part of the Pampas XV at the 2011 Vodacom Cup in South Africa, winning this tournament.

International careerEdit

He also played for Argentina Jaguars. He has 34 caps for Argentina, since his first game at the 89-6 win over Chile, at 20 May 2009, for the South American Rugby Championship, in Montevideo, Uruguay, where he scored 4 tries. He was also part of the Argentine squad at the 2011 Rugby World Cup, playing in four games, three as a substitute, and scoring 2 tries, 10 points on aggregate.[3] Imhoff has been a member of the Argentina squad that competed in the Rugby Championship in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Imhoff played at the 2015 Rugby Championship, where Argentina reached the 3rd place, scoring 3 tries in the historical first ever win over South Africa by 37-25, in Durban. This historical feat made him one of the two top try scorers of the tournament with 3 tries and 15 points. Imhoff has currently 21 tries scored for his national team, in an aggregate of 105 points.[2]

He competed at the 2015 Rugby World Cup scoring 3 tries. Imhoff was also part of Argentina's Olympic sevens team for the 2016 Summer Olympics.[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Juan Imhoff Player Profile - RWC2015". RWC2015. Archived from the original on 2015-09-21.
  2. ^ a b "Juan Imhoff | Rugby Union | Players and Officials | ESPN Scrum". en.espn.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-09-03.
  3. ^ "Profile". 2011 Rugby World Cup Official Site. Archived from the original on 2011-09-24. Retrieved 2011-09-26.
  4. ^ "IMHOFF Juan". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-08-26. Retrieved 2016-08-27.
  5. ^ "Argentina Rugby Sevens Squad for Rio 2016 Olympics". rio2016olympicsonline.com. 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-27.

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