Santiago Estebán Mesón (born 25 January 1968 in San Miguel de Tucumán) is a former Argentine rugby union player. He played as a fullback.

Santiago Mesón
Birth nameSantiago Estebán Mesón
Date of birth (1968-01-25) January 25, 1968 (age 51)
Place of birthSan Miguel de Tucumán
Height180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight90 kg (198 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fullback
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
Tucumán Rugby Club
San Isidro Club
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1987-1997  Argentina 34 (365)

Méson started his career at Tucumán Rugby Club, in 1976/77, joining the first category in 1985/86. He would play there until 1992/93. He moved then to S.I.C., where he played from 1993/94 to 1998/99, when he finished his career. He won the Nacional de Clubes in 1994. He also won the URBA Championship in 1994 and 1997.

Méson had 34 caps for Argentina, from 1987 to 1997, scoring 8 tries, 68 conversions, 63 penalties and 1 drop goal, in an aggregate of 365 points. He was one of the top scorers for Argentina during his international career. He was called for the 1991 Rugby World Cup, playing in a single game, without scoring, and for the 1995 Rugby World Cup, but never leaving the bench.[1]


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