Super Rugby

Jaguares make nine changes for Crusaders




Jaguares head coach Raul Perez has named a Super Rugby team with nine changes for this weekend’s match against the Crusaders in Christchurch.

The match is the Jaguares last in New Zealand before they fly to Japan to face fellow Super Rugby newcomers the Sunwolves.

Perez has made five changes to the forward pack that played the Hurricanes and four changes to the backline for this clash.

In the front row Captain Agustin Creevy returns to the team replacing Julian Montoya and he is joined by Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro who takes over from Ramiro Herrera.

Matias Alemanno comes into the second row for Tomas Lavanini and elsewhere in the pack Juan Manuel Leguizamón and Facundo Isa replace Pablo Matera and Leonardo Senatore

In the backs Gonzalo Mendoza Bertranou replaces Martin Landajo and Juan Martin Hernandez replaces Nicolas Sanchez.

Matías Moroni starts on the wing with Joaquin Tuculet at fullback and Jeronimo de la Fuente starts at centre.


1- Santiago García Botta , 2- Agustín Creevy (C) , 3- Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro , 4- Guido Petti , 5- Matías Alemanno , 6- Juan Manuel Leguizamón , 7- Rodrigo Báez , 8- Facundo Isa , 9- Gonzalo Bertranou , 10- Juan Martín Hernández , 11- Emiliano Boffelli , 12- Santiago González Iglesias , 13- Jerónimo de la Fuente , 14- Matías Orlando , 15- Joaquín Tuculet

Replacements : 16- Facundo Bosch , 17- Felipe Arregui , 18- Enrique Pieretto , 19- Juan Cruz Guillemaín , 20- Pablo Matera , 21- Felipe Ezcurra , 22- Joaquín Paz , 23- Lucas González Amorosino

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