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Full-strength Jaguares to face Sharks

Full-strength Jaguares to face Sharks
Fri 7 Jun 2019 | 10:08
Full-strength Jaguares to face Sharks
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TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Jaguares have named their side that will face the Sharks in Buenos Aires on Saturday.

Jaguares, similar to last week for their game against the Reds, have made wholesale changes to the team.

The No.1 side in the South African conference is fielding a full-strength team against the Sharks.

In the backline, Argentina international Emiliano Boffelli comes in at fullback, while in the fellow international Jeronimo de la Fuente takes over the No.12 jersey and the captain’s armband from Matias Orlando.

Out wide at wing,  Sebastian Cancelliere replaces last weekend’s hat-trick hero Santiago Carreras, who moves to the left wing.

There is also a change at nine, with former Brumbies star Tomás Cubelli taking over the role as this weekend’s starting scrumhalf.

In the pack, Tomas Lezana and Guido Petti make way for Juan Manuel Leguizamón and dangerman Pablo Matera at flanks.

The second row sees Marcos Kremer partnered with Tomás Lavanini as the new lock pairing.

While changes in the front row see Santiago Medrano and Mayco Vivas join Agustín Creevy, who retains the hooker jersey.

Jaguares: 15 Emiliano Boffelli, 14 Sebastian Cancelliere, 13 Matías Moroni, 12 Jeronimo de la Fuente (captain), 11 Santiago Carreras, 10 Joaquín Díaz Bonilla, 9 Tomás Cubelli, 8 Javier Ortega Desio, 7 Juan Manuel Leguizamón, 6 Pablo Matera, 5 Tomás Lavanini, 4 Marcos Kremer, 3 Santiago Medrano, 2 Agustín Creevy, 1 Mayco Vivas.
Replacements: 16 Julián Montoya, 17 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, 18 Enrique Pieretto, 19 Lucas Paulos, 20 Francisco Gorrisen, 21 Felipe Ezcurra, 22 Domingo Miotti, 23 Matias Orlando.

Date: Saturday, June 8
Venue: Jose Amalfitani Stadium, Buenos Aires
Kick-off: 16.40 (21.40 SA time; 19.40 GMT)
Referee: Nick Briant (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Federico Anselmi (Argentina), Damian Schneider (Argentina)
TMO: Marius Jonker (South Africa)

PV: 1100


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