Argentina add five to Super squad

Date published: February 6 2015

The Argentina Rugby Union has added five more players to the group set to join Super Rugby in 2016, including scrum-half Tomas Cubelli.

Cubelli is joined by Javier Ortega Desio, Gabriel Ascarate, Matias Orlando and Tomas Lezana, who have all signed three- year deals, bringing the contracted  group to 13 players.

The UAR are looking to secure the long-term futures of a core group of players for the Rugby Championship and their entry into Super Rugby in 2016.

The latest batch join Martin Landajo, Guido Petti Pagadizabal Paul Matera, Matias Alemanno, Rodrigo Baez, Jerome De la Fuente, Facundo Isa and Manuel Montero who also signed three year contracts earlier this week.

Meanwhile, Julian Montoya and Santiago Iglesias Valdez have signed agreements until the end of the season.