Friday, July 20, 2012

Federico Martín Aramburu not quite finished yet

Federico Martín Aramburu
Former 22 time capped Argentine international winger, Federico Martín Aramburu has made a U-Turn on his retirement from rugby. The 32 year old had announced his retirement following the completion of the 2011-2012 season in which his club, the Glasgow Warriors impressed in reaching the Semi Finals of the Rabo Direct Pro 12. Having played as a professional in Europe from 2004-2012 it was time for him to look to his post rugby career and he and his family decided to move back to France where he and his wife have started a business. Aramburu has announced that he will be playing rugby again and doing so in his home city of Buenos Aires for his former club, CASI in the URBA Top 14. 

During his eight seasons as a professional, Aramburu played for Biarritz, Perpignan and Dax in France and the Glasgow Warriors in Scotland. All contracts were for two years. He was also a member of the Bronze Medal winning Los Pumas team at Rugby World Cup 2007. He scored tries in the tournament against Georgia and France. His retun to the URBA Top 14 means he is in line to face Gonzalo Tiesi who is to play tommorrow for the San Isidro Club´ (SIC) reserve side as he plays his first match of rugby since November. 

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