RU Today: Gonzalo Quesada becomes the new Jaguares boss

Date published: August 8 2018

Another busy day in the rugby union game as ex-fly-half Gonzalo Quesada was announced as Mario Ledesma’s successor at the Jaguares.

What’s on the site

Read the story on Gonzalo Quesada’s appointment as the Jaguares’ new head coach, taking over from Mario Ledesma, who became Argentina’s boss last week.

Elsewhere, England wing Jonny May believes that he can still improve, despite producing three excellent individual displays against South Africa in the June series.

Finally, take a look at this video of Richie Mo’unga, who produced an exceptional performance against the Lions in the Super Rugby final. He was named man of the match and has surely played himself into the 23 for the opening Rugby Championship encounter.

What’s in the news

While Mo’unga is putting pressure on Beauden Barrett for the starting All Blacks jersey, Dan Carter insists that Steve Hansen should persist with the two-time World Player of the Year.

Continuing in New Zealand and Dane Coles admitted that he wondered whether he would ever return to action after a two-year injury nightmare.

What’s on social media

Alex Corbisiero is a man of many talents. Having played at the top level for the Lions and England, the former prop is also a very talented rapper as this proved.

Warning: strong language

What’s on TV

One of those incredibly rare times when no games are televised. Catch your breath though as next week it’s the Rugby Championship.