Uruguay Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide

first_imgA sporadic qualifier for the World Cup, Uruguay played in their second tournament in a row in 2019 Georgia Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide Outclassed: Wales beat Uruguay 54-9 at the 2015 World Cup (Getty Images)Uruguay Rugby World Cup SquadUruguay have named their Rugby World Cup squad below;Forwards (18):Facundo GattasJoaquín JaunsoloMateo SanguinettiGermán KesslerGuillermo PujadasDiego ArbeloJuan EcheverríaJuan Pedro RombysIgnacio DottiManuel LeindekarDiego MagnoFranco LamanaManuel ArdaoSantiago CivettaManuel DianaJuan Manuel GaminaraJuan Diego OrmaecheaAlejandro NietoBacks (13):Agustín OrmaecheaSantiago ArataFelipe BerchesiFelipe EtcheverryJuan Manuel CatSantiago VilasecaAgustín Della CorteTomás InciarteFederico FavaroNicolás FreitasLeandro LeivasGastón MieresRodrigo SilvaRelated: 2019 Rugby World Cup FixturesPrevious World Cup Results and RecordUruguay’s Rugby World Cup Record: P15 W3 D0 L121999 Pool stages2003 Pool stages2015 Pool stages2019 Pool stagesFollow our Rugby World Cup homepage which we update regularly with news and features. Collapse Japan 2019 was the Lelos’ fifth World Cup Uruguay Rugby World Cup GroupUruguay are in Group D alongside Australia, Wales, Fiji and Georgia.Related: 2019 Rugby World Cup GroupsUruguay Rugby World Cup FixturesWed 25 Sep Fiji 27-30 Uruguay (Kamaishi) Match reportSun 29 Sep Georgia 33-7 Uruguay (Kumagaya) Match ReportSat 5 Oct Australia 45-10 Uruguay (Oita) Match reportSun 13 Oct Wales 35-13 Uruguay (Kumamoto) Match Report Georgia Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide Expand LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Australia Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide Australia always seem to raise their game for… Wales Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide Fiji Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guidecenter_img Wales Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide Uruguay Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, GuideUruguay are a semi-regular participant in the Rugby World Cup and marked this year’s tournament with a famous win over Fiji – perhaps the greatest day in Uruguay rugby history.How They QualifiedRanked as the highest South American side excluding Argentina, Uruguay qualified for the 2019 tournament after beating Canada in a two-match play-off. The aggregate score was 70-60.Key PlayersCaptain Juan Manuel Gaminara is all energy in a small frame and leads by example from the back row. Fellow forwards Alejandro Nieto and Diego Magno are experienced lieutenants, and keep an eye on exciting scrum-half Santiago Arata.Experience: Uruguay No 8 Alejandro NietoThe Coach – Esteban MenesesArgentine coach Esteban Meneses joined in 2016. Recommended by ex-Pumas coach Daniel Hourcade, he has coached some top clubs in Argentina.Time to gel: Esteban Meneses was hired back in 2016 (Getty Images)Major Work-onsWith a squad of largely home-based players, Uruguay can be overwhelmed as they have little experience of playing Tier One nations. But they showed their potential – and heart – in beating Fiji in their opening match as well as causing Australia and Wales problems for large periods.Uruguay Rugby World Cup Warm-upsSaturday 7 September: Uruguay 24-35 Argentina XVRelated: 2019 Rugby World Cup Warm-ups Also make sure you know about the Groups, Warm-ups, Dates, Fixtures, Venues, TV Coverage, Qualified Teams by clicking on the highlighted links.Finally, don’t forget to follow Rugby World on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Expand Warren Gatland’s last major tournament until Wayne Pivac… Fiji Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide Australia Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide Victors: Uruguay defeated Canada in their play-off to secure a spot at the tournament (Getty Images) TAGS: Uruguay Here’s everything you need to know about Fiji… Expandlast_img read more