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Amorosino set for Argentina autumn action

22nd October 2014

Cardiff Blues and Argentina ace Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino has been named in Daniel Hourcade's 30-man squad to take part in the autumn internationals with Scotland, Italy and France this November.

Earlier this month the Pumas’ earned their first win in 18 Rugby Championship matches and stunned the rugby world as they claimed their first win over Australia since 1997.
The Pumas’ head coach has made five changes to the squad Matías Moroni, Santiago Cordero, Juan Cruz Guillemain, Valdez and Santiago Iglesias Guido Petti.

Argentina start their northern tour at Murrayfield on November 8. Hourcade's squad then play in Genoa a week later and in Paris on November 22, when nine of the squad will by vying to face the nation where they play their club rugby.

Argentina squad:
Backs: Horacio Agulla (Bath), Marcelo Bosch (Saracens), Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino (Cardiff Blues), Santiago Cordero (Regatas Bella Vista), Thomas Cubelli (Belgrano Athletic), Jerome De la Fuente (RC Elves), Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias (Alumni Association), Juan Martín Hernandez (unattached), Juan Imhoff (Racing Metro), Martin Landajo (CASI), Manuel Montero (Pucara), Matías Moroni (CUBA), Nicolas Sanchez (Toulon), Joaquin Tuculet (unattached)

Forwards: Matias Alemanno (La Tablada), Marcos Ivan Ayerza (Leicester Tigers), Rodrigo Baez (RC Liceo), Matias Cortese (RC Liceo), Agustin Creevy (Worcester Warriors), Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe (Toulon), Juan Cruz Guillemain (Stade Francais), Ramiro Herrera (Castres Olympique), Santiago Iglesias Valdez (University Tucumán), Thomas Lavanini (Racing Metro), Juan Manuel Leguizamón (Olympique Lyon), Benjamin Macome (Bayonne), Lucas Noguera Peace (Lynx RC), Guido Petti (SIC), Leonardo Senatore (Worcester Warriors), Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro (Olympique Lyon)