Jaguares missing a few stars for SA tour

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:52
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SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT: Jaguares head coach Raúl Pérez has named a 27-man squad for his team's opening Super Rugby games against the Southern Kings and the Stormers in South Africa.

The squad includes four possible debutantes namely Cristian Bartoloni, Bautista Ezcurra, Joaquín Díaz Bonilla and Benjamín Macome.

However, the Jaguares are missing several big names for the tour. Players not considered for selection includes Ramiro Herrera, Juan Manuel Leguizamon, Tomás Lavanini, Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, Javier Ortega Desio, Juan Martín Hernández, Martin Landajo and Manuel Montero.

The Jaguars will play against Southern Kings for the third time after two games last season. The Jaguares recorded a 73-27 home win and a 22-29 away loss to the Port Elizabeth side. 

It will also be their third meeting with Stormers after a 14-29 loss in a friendly last year before going down 8-13 in a Super Rugby match in Buenos Aires.

The squad will depart for South Africa on Saturday.

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