Santiago Fernández (rugby union)

Santiago Fernández (born 28 November 1985 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine rugby footballer currently playing for Bayonne after previously playing for another French club Montpellier and amateur side Hindu Club, although he was paid by the Argentine Rugby Union as one of their better home-based players. His preferred position is at fly-half, although he can also play at centre. A starlet for the age group teams in Argentina as well as the sevens team Fernandez has been capped at full team level and played at the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.

Santiago Fernández
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Birth nameSantiago Fernández
Date of birth (1985-11-28) 28 November 1985 (age 34)
Place of birthBuenos Aires, Argentina
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight13 st (83 kg; 180 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fly-half, Centre
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Hindú Club ()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010
2010–13
2013-
Pampas XV
Montpellier
Bayonne
6
72
43
(5)
(57)
(44)
Correct as of 9 May 2015
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2004
2005–06
2007
2009
2008–
Argentina U19
Argentina U21
Argentina A
Argentina Jaguars
Argentina


3
2
32


(29)
(22)
(13)
Correct as of 17 November 2013

Fernández replaced Felipe Contepomi in Argentina's autumn tour in Europe.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "England v Argentina: Juan Manuel Leguizamon to captain Pumas". BBC Sport. 6 November 2013. Retrieved 24 May 2015.

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