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Matías Moroni (born 29 March 1991) is an Argentine rugby union footballer who plays as a centre for Jaguares in the Super Rugby and the Argentina national rugby union team.[2][3]

Matías Moroni
Full nameMatías Moroni
Date of birth (1991-03-29) 29 March 1991 (age 28)
Place of birthBuenos Aires, Argentina
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight92 kg (14 st 7 lb; 203 lb)[1]
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre/Wing
Current team CUBA/Jaguares
Youth Career
CUBA
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010- CUBA 52 (60)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014−15 Pampas XV 8 (20)
2016− Jaguares 8 (10)
Correct as of 8 August 2015
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011 Argentina Under-20 5 (5)
2012−13 Pumas 7s 13
2014– Argentina 43 (40)
Correct as of 18 September 2019

CareerEdit

To date, Moroni has played his entire career in his homeland with the C.U.B.A. club.

Moroni is signed to play for Jaguares until 2017.

International careerEdit

Moroni was a member of the Argentina Under-20 side which competed in the 2011 IRB Junior World Championship, he also represented the Pumas sevens team in 13 competitions during 2012 and 2013 and was selected by the Pampas XV for their 2014 tour of Oceania.

He made his senior debut for Los Pumas on 20 June 2014 against Scotland in Córdoba.[4] He wasn't selected by the Pumas for the 2014 Rugby Championship, however he did make the squad for the 2014 end-of-year rugby union internationals and he earned his second cap in a 20-18 win over Italy in Genoa.[5]

Moroni competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics for the Argentina national rugby sevens team.[6][7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Matías Moroni".
  2. ^ "Matías Moroni ESPN Scrum Player Profile". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Matías Moroni itsrugby.co.uk Player Statistics". itsrugby.co.uk. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Argentina vs Scotland 20 June 2014". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  5. ^ "Italy vs Argentina 14 November 2014". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  6. ^ "MORONI Matias". Rio 2016. Retrieved 27 August 2016.
  7. ^ "Argentina Rugby Sevens Squad for Rio 2016 Olympics". rio2016olympicsonline.com. 2016. Retrieved 27 August 2016.

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