|Cordero will play in the Pacific Cup|
The UAR has confirmed a thirty man squad to play as Los Pampas XV in the Pacific Cup in Australia from Feburary 13-23. Included are established players whom have been involved in the Rugby Championship. Also included are young players which realistic chances of being selected for Rugby World Cup 2015.
The squad coached by Martín Gaitán and Raúl Pérez will continue preperation in Buenos Aires this coming weekend before leaving for the Western Australian capital, Perth on Monday. Prepareation will continue until the Argentine side begins its camapaign on March 2 against the ACT Brumbies in Canberra. The involvement of the Argentine team marks a significant change after the tournament has previously not involved teams from outside of the region. Los Pampas XV join having previously played in South Africa´s Vodacom Cup.
Included in the squad are a number of current Pumas as well as players to have played professional rugby. The likes of Matías Cortese, Facundo Isa and Tomás Lavanini have been involved in professional rugby abroad. Also included are young players with a chance of appearing at Rugby World Cup 2015 and being a part of the Argentine Super Rugby franchise which will be confirmed on Feburary 20 as a reality. Such examples include Matías Alemanno, Santiago Cordero, Tomás Cubelli, Tomás de La Vega, Jerónimo de la Fuente, Patricio Fernández, Martín Landajo, Manuel Montero, Matías Orlando and Javier Rojas.
Pacific Cup Squad
Congratulations to the thirty players and Mucha Suerte!