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Matías Alemanno (born 5 December 1991) is an Argentine rugby union rugbier who plays as a lock for Club La Tablada, the Jaguares in Super Rugby, and the Argentina national rugby union team.[1][2]

Matías Alemanno
Full nameMatías Alemanno
Date of birth (1991-12-05) 5 December 1991 (age 27)
Place of birthCórdoba, Argentina
Height1.99 m (6 ft 6 in)
Weight117 kg (18 st 6 lb; 258 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Current team La Tablada
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011– La Tablada ()
2013–15 Pampas XV 11 (5)
2016− Jaguares 10 (10)
Correct as of 22 July 2016
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009-10 Argentina Under-19 4 (5)
2010-11 Argentina Under-20 13 (0)
2012-13 Argentina Jaguars 9 (0)
2014– Argentina 57 (20)
Correct as of 18 September 2019

International careerEdit

Alemmano was a member of the Argentina Under-20 sides which competed in the 2010 and 2011 IRB Junior World Championships[3] and later went on to play for Argentina's representative teams, the Jaguars and the Pampas XV. He was a member of the Pampas XV squad for the 2013 Vodacom Cup in South Africa and he also went on their tour of Australia in 2014.

He made his senior debut for Los Pumas on 17 May 2014, scoring a try in Argentina's comfortable win over Uruguay. He also played in the victory over Chile a week later and played in all of his country's 3 matches during the 2014 mid-year rugby union internationals series.

In August 2014, he was named in the squad for the 2014 Rugby Championship.[4]

Alemanno is signed to play for Jaguares until 2017.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Matías Alemanno ESPN Scrum Player Profile". ESPN. Retrieved 16 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Matías Alemanno itsrugby.co.uk Player Statistics". itsrugby.co.uk. Retrieved 16 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Matías Alemanno IRB JWC Player Profile". IRB.com. Retrieved 16 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Pumas squad for the Rugby Championship". Sanzar Rugby. 4 August 2014. Retrieved 16 August 2014.