Pumas add Tiesi, Contepomi

25th Jun 2013, 08:05

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Called: Felipe Contepomi

Called: Felipe Contepomi

Argentina coach Santiago Phelan has added backs Felipe Contepomi and Gonzalo Tiesi to his squad ahead of the Rugby Championship.

Argentina head coach Santiago Phelan has added veterans Felipe Contepomi and Gonzalo Tiesi to his squad ahead of the 2013 Rugby Championship.

The pair are two of nine players called, the other men being Matias Diaz, Mariano Galarza, Julio Farias Cabello, Paul Matera, Benjamin Macome, Thomas Cubelli and Martin Landajo.

Phelan's 30-man squad ahead of the August 17 kick-off includes two players from the U20 team which finished sixth at the JWC in France.

The squad will attend a camp in Pensacola, Florida to prepare for the Rugby Championship.

Argentina squad: Horacio Agulla, Patricio Albacete, Ivan Marcos Ayerza, Marcelo Bosch, Oscar Gonzalo Camacho, Manuel Carizza, Felipe Contepomi, Agustín Creevy, Thomas Cubelli, Matías Díaz, July Farias Cabello, Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe, Santiago Fernández, Juan Figallo, Mariano Galarza, Lucas González Amorosino, Eusebio Guiñazú, Juan Martin Hernandez, Juan Jose Imhoff, Martin Landajo, Juan Manuel Leguizamón, Nahuel Lobo, Benjamin Macome, Paul Matera, Juan Pablo Orlandi, Martin Rodriguez, Federico Nicolás Sánchez, Vicente Leonardo Senatore, Gonzalo Tiesi, Joaquin Tuculet.