Friday, August 26, 2011
Genaro Fessia joins London Wasps
Genaro Fessia´s arrival marks his second stint playing in England after he spent a year with the Sale Sharks in 2007 when the club also had the Fernández Lobbe brothers in its playing roster. Fessia is joining the Wasps from Argentine club Córdoba Athletic from the country´s second largest city, Córdoba. He has been a semi-professional player as part of the PladAR system in Argentina over the past two years and was a member of the Vodacom Cup championship side, Los Pampas XV. The 30 year old has been capped ine times for Los Pumas and was a surprize exclusion from the squad for New Zealand 2011 after having been a regular player in 2009 and 2010 for the South Americans. Fessia made his test debut vs Ireland in 2007 in a tight 22-20 victory in Santa Fé. His other eight internationals have been games against England, France Italy, Scotland and Uruguay.