Francisco Gomez Kodela is a player that has been on the radar of Pumas selectors for quite some time but has never been able to break into the senior squad. Before joinng Biarritz he was a part of the Buenos Aires side which finished runners-up to Córdoba in the 2011 Argentine Rugby Championship. He has been capped four times, always against South American opposition. He faced Chile and Uruguay in 2008 and again in 2011 and has been a member of Los Jaguares (Argentina A) invovled in important development matches such as the 2011 IRB Nations Cup in which he faced Portugal, Georgia and Romania. His new deal with Biarritz comes days after former Pumas frontrower, Eusebio Guiñazú signed for the club as a medical joker.
Buenos Aires vs Córdoba 2011