Uncapped Argentine prop, Nahuel Lobo has signed for French Top 14 club Montpellier as a medical joker. Lobo has not played test rugby but could well do so. He has played for Los Pampas XV in the Vodacom Cup. He has also represented Argentina at the IRB Junior World Championship and is one of the new generation of players coming through the ranks. His contract with Montpellier is short term but is going to be very valuable for him to better prepare him for the 2013 Vodacom Cup. Montpellier is in need for more front rowers due to injuries and The Rugby Championship. Both Maximilano Bustos and Juan Figallo are in the Pumas squad.
In what has been a big week for the youngster, he celebrated his 21st birthday on Monday. Lobo is a big man, weighing 116KG and a man with a big future. He has played eight under 20 matches for Argentina.