South American XV

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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.


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]

The team will compete at the 2015 Urucup, with players from the Argentine Pladar Litoral plus three guests from Colombia, Paraguay and Venezuela.[3]


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.[4]

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) Uruguay Carrasco Polo Uruguay Uruguay
Nicolás Klappenbach Hooker (1982-03-25)25 March 1982 (aged 31) Uruguay Champagnat Uruguay Uruguay
Alejo Corral Prop (1981-09-11)11 September 1981 (aged 31) Argentina San Isidro Uruguay Uruguay
Oscar Durán Prop (1982-01-01)01 January 1982 (aged 31) Uruguay Carrasco Polo Uruguay Uruguay
Bruno Postiglioni Prop (1987-04-08)08 April 1987 (aged 26) Argentina La Plata Argentina Argentina
Mario Sagario Prop (1986-06-29)29 June 1986 (aged 26) France RC Massy Uruguay Uruguay
César Fruttero Lock (1991-01-03)03 January 1991 (aged 22) Argentina Jockey Club Argentina Argentina
Pablo Huete Lock (1989-01-11)11 January 1989 (aged 24) France Section Paloise Chile Chile
Antonio Ahualli de Chazal Flanker (1987-09-06)06 September 1987 (aged 25) Argentina UCRT Argentina Argentina
Tomás de la Vega Flanker (1990-09-28)28 September 1990 (aged 22) Argentina CUBA Argentina Argentina
Juan Gaminara Flanker (1989-05-01)01 May 1989 (aged 24) Uruguay Old Boys Uruguay Uruguay
Diego Magno Flanker (1989-04-27)27 April 1989 (aged 24) Uruguay Montevideo Uruguay Uruguay
Javier Ortega Desio Flanker (1990-06-14)14 June 1990 (aged 22) Argentina San Isidro Argentina Argentina
Tomás Cubelli Scrum-half (1989-06-12)12 June 1989 (aged 23) Argentina Belgrano Argentina Argentina
Agustín Ormaechea Scrum-half (1991-03-08)08 March 1991 (aged 22) Uruguay Carrasco Polo Uruguay Uruguay
Santiago González Iglesias Fly-half (1988-06-16)16 June 1988 (aged 24) Argentina Asociación Alumni Argentina Argentina
Benjamín Madero Fly-half (1988-06-18)18 June 1988 (aged 24) Argentina San Isidro Argentina Argentina
Santiago Gibernau Centre (1988-05-15)15 May 1988 (aged 25) Uruguay Carrasco Polo Uruguay Uruguay
Juan Pablo Socino Centre (1988-05-30)30 May 1988 (aged 24) France US Dax Argentina Argentina
Moisés Duque Centre (1988-12-12)12 December 1988 (aged 24) Brazil São José Brazil Brazil
Belisario Agulla Wing (1988-05-20)20 May 1988 (aged 25) France Agen Argentina Argentina
Leandro Leivas Wing (1988-07-06)06 July 1988 (aged 24) Uruguay Old Christians Uruguay Uruguay
Tomás Carrió Fullback (1988-03-10)10 March 1988 (aged 25) Argentina Duendes Argentina Argentina
Francisco Sansot Fullback (1986-03-12)12 March 1986 (aged 27) Argentina CASI Argentina Argentina