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Joaquín Tuculet Is New Jaguares Captain

Joaquín Tuculet is the new Jaguares captain, replacing Agustín Creevy. Americas Rugby News can confirm the decision has been made by Head Coach Mario Ledesma and his support staff. An official announcement is to follow from the UAR. Captain Tuculet has been Argentina’s starting fullback since Daniel Hourcade replaced Santiago ...

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Jaguares 2016 – Where are they Now?

The 2018 Super Rugby season is to be the third involving Los Jaguares. The Argentine franchise will make their debut in just under one month’s time. First up is an away match against the Stormers on February 17. The team is no longer the new kid on the block. But what about ...

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Cubelli Expected Back in April

Tomás Cubelli is expected to be back playing in April. The Jaguares and Pumas scrum-half was injured playing against New Zealand in Buenos Aires in September. He started both matches against the All Blacks ahead of Martín Landajo and had seemingly confirmed himself as Argentina’s best no 9. Cubelli and ...

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Up and Under

Our first Up and Under of 2018. After a few weeks off it’s time to bring get back up to speed! Up and Under is a weekly feature on Americas Rugby News which reviews the best and worst from games involving the Americas teams over the previous week.   UP ...

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Big names missing in 2018 Jaguares squad

New coach Mario Ledesma has named his Jaguares squad for the 2018 season and it is not without surprises. Absent from the squad are Pumas wingers Santiago Cordero and Manuel Montero, and flanker Rodrigo Báez. Cordero’s absence all but confirms a move to Leicester Tigers, with whom he has reportedly ...

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2017 ARN Club Player of the Year

Americas players have along history of success at the club level, particularly in Europe, and 2017 again yielded trophies for players abroad. Djustice Sears-Duru captured a BT Scottish Premiership title with Ayr, and his Canadian front row mate Jake Ilnicki won the Aviva ‘A’ League with Northampton Wanderers. Jamie Cudmore ...

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Moroni faces four months out

The Jaguares will be without one of their key attacking players for a good chunk of the Super Rugby season. Matías Moroni underwent surgery this week to repair a long-standing shoulder injury he had been carrying. He is expected to be sidelined for the next four months, which would rule ...

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