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South American XV

The South American XV (sometimes known as CONSUR XV) is a rugby union team made up from the national rugby sides in the CONSUR rugby federation.


  • History 1
  • Results 2
  • 2013 squad 3
  • References 4


In 2011, the side played one match against Argentina, in San Juan as part of their 2011 Rugby World Cup warm-ups. Argentina won 75-15.

The team reassembled in 2013, and played England on 2 June 2013 at Estadio Charrúa in Montevideo as a warm-up match for the English before playing 2 tests against Argentina.[1][2]


Date Venue Home Score Away
31 May 2014 Santo Tomé, Santa Fe Argentina  40–0 South American XV
2 June 2013 Estadio Charrúa, Montevideo South American XV 21–41  England
6 August 2011 Estadio del Bicentenario, San Juan Argentina  78–15 South American XV

2013 squad

The 23-man squad to face England was announced on 27 May and included 11 Argentine, 10 Uruguayan, 1 Chilean and 1 Brazilian players. Except for three Uruguayans, all players were aged 27 or younger.

The side was coached by Uruguayan head coach Pablo Lemoine along with Argentine Federico Todeschini and Rolando Martín as Assistants.[3]

Francisco Sansot was added to the squad on 29 May.

Note: Flags indicate national union as has been defined under WR eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-WR nationality.
Player Position Date of Birth (Age) Club/province Union
Arturo Ávalo Hooker (1986-08-27)27 August 1986 (aged 26) Carrasco Polo Uruguay
Nicolás Klappenbach Hooker (1982-03-25)25 March 1982 (aged 31) Champagnat Uruguay
Alejo Corral Prop (1981-09-11)11 September 1981 (aged 31) San Isidro Uruguay
Óscar Durán Prop (1982-01-01)01 January 1982 (aged 31) Carrasco Polo Uruguay
Bruno Postiglioni Prop (1987-04-08)08 April 1987 (aged 26) La Plata Argentina
Mario Sagario Prop (1986-06-29)29 June 1986 (aged 26) RC Massy Uruguay
César Fruttero Lock (1991-01-03)03 January 1991 (aged 22) Jockey Club Argentina
Pablo Huete Lock (1989-01-11)11 January 1989 (aged 24) Section Paloise Chile
Antonio Ahualli de Chazal Flanker (1987-09-06)06 September 1987 (aged 25) UCRT Argentina
Tomás de la Vega Flanker (1990-09-28)28 September 1990 (aged 22) CUBA Argentina
Juan Gaminara Flanker (1989-05-01)01 May 1989 (aged 24) Old Boys Uruguay
Diego Magno Flanker (1989-04-27)27 April 1989 (aged 24) Montevideo Uruguay
Javier Ortega Desio Flanker (1990-06-14)14 June 1990 (aged 22) San Isidro Argentina
Tomás Cubelli Scrum-half (1989-06-12)12 June 1989 (aged 23) Belgrano Argentina
Agustín Ormachea Scrum-half (1991-03-08)08 March 1991 (aged 22) Carrasco Polo Uruguay
Santiago González Iglesias Fly-half (1988-06-16)16 June 1988 (aged 24) Asociación Alumni Argentina
Benjamín Madero Fly-half (1988-06-18)18 June 1988 (aged 24) San Isidro Argentina
Santiago Gibernau Centre (1988-05-15)15 May 1988 (aged 25) Carrasco Polo Uruguay
Juan Pablo Socino Centre (1988-05-30)30 May 1988 (aged 24) US Dax Argentina
Moisés Duque Centre (1988-12-12)12 December 1988 (aged 24) São José Brazil
Belisario Agulla Wing (1988-05-20)20 May 1988 (aged 25) Agen Argentina
Leandro Leivas Wing (1988-07-06)06 July 1988 (aged 24) Old Christians Uruguay
Tomás Carrió Fullback (1988-03-10)10 March 1988 (aged 25) Duendes Argentina
Francisco Sansot Fullback (1986-03-12)12 March 1986 (aged 27) CASI Argentina


  1. ^ South America XV v England
  2. ^ England confirm Argentina tour
  3. ^ 23-man squad to face England (in Spanish)
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