New Jaguares head coach Gonzalo Quesada has confirmed the Argentine side’s squad ahead of their 2019 Super Rugby pre-season which begins next week.
The squad consists of 43 players with a number of talented youngsters joining in the title campaign that includes Santiago Chocobares, Ignacio Mendy, Lucas Paulos, Santiago Carreras, Santiago Grondona, Lucio Sordoni and Mayco Vivas from Pumas U20s. The last four players were also selected for the Pumas in November.
Tomás Cubelli will have the opportunity to make his debut for Jaguares in Super Rugby having already played in the Southern Hemisphere competition with Australian team the Brumbies where he spent the 2018 Super Rugby season sidelined with a neck injury.
Meanwhile, Joaquín Tuculet and Enrique Pieretto will also return to the squad after recovering from knee injuries that kept them sidelined in recent months with another of the new faces includes Rodrigo Bruni, who made his debut for Los Pumas in the November Test window in Europe.
Dominic Miotti, Franco Molina and Gaspar Baldunciel are also in the squad for next season as the most notable absence is flyhalf Nicolas Sanchez. The No. 10 linked up with Stade Francais for the 2018 Top 14 season in France.