Rugby

Imhoff misses out on Argentina squad

2016-06-01 20:36
Juan Imhoff (Getty Images)

Buenos Aires - Flying Racing 92 wing Juan Imhoff will miss out on playing Italy and France next month after Argentina coach Daniel Hourcade named a 28-man squad on Tuesday.

Hourcade has included 20 players who featured in his squad that made the Rugby World Cup semi-finals in October.

But only players now registered in Super Rugby are eligible for Los Pumas, meaning Imhoff, Juan Fernandez Lobbe (Toulon) and Marcelo Bosch (Saracens) miss out.

Argentina play Italy in Santa Fe on June 12 before taking on France on June 19 and 25 in Tucuman.

Hourcade will have to do without prop Ramiro Herrera, lock Tomas Lavanini and and No 8 Leonardo Senatore, all suspended for foul play during Super Rugby.

Argentina squad:

Forwards

Matias Alemanno, Facundo Bosch, Agustin Creevy, Santiago Garcia Botta, Facundo Isa, Juan Manuel Leguizamon, Tomas Lezana, Pablo Matera, Julian Montoya, Javier Ortega Desio, Guido Petti, Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro (all Jaguars), Enrique Pieretto (Cordoba Athletic), Facundo Gigea (Tala RC Cordoba)

Backs

Tomas Cubelli (Brumbies, AUS), Gonzalo Bertranou (Los Tordos), Santiago Cordero Santiago, Jeronimo De la Fuente, Lucas González Amorosino, Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias, Juan Martin Hernandez, Martin Landajo, Manuel Montero, Matias Moroni, Ramiro Moyano, Matias Orlando, Nicolas Sanchez, Joaquin Tuculet (all Jaguars)

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