- Club San Andrés
Club San Andrés Full name Club San Andrés Union Unión Argentina de Rugby Founded 1911 Location Olivos, Greater Buenos Aires, Argentina Ground(s) Benavidez, Tigre Partido President Ricardo Romanelli Coach(es) Daniel Pueta League(s) URBA1st kit2nd kit Official website www.clubsanandres.com
El Club de Ex-Alumnos San Andrés, simply known as Club San Andrés, is a sports club from the Olivos neighborhood, Greater Buenos Aires, Argentina. The club currently has competitive teams in Rugby union, field hockey and sailing.
Saint Andrews Scots School
In 1838, St. Andrew’s Scots School was established by a group of Scottish settlers determined to educate their children in their language, faith and culture. Originally founded as a boys school, Saint Andrews would become co-educational soon after.
El Club de Ex-Alumnos San Andrés
In 1911, Club San Andrés was founded, as a social and sporting club for students, alumni and friends of the school. The first activities practised at the club were rugby union, field hockey, swimming, football and sailing.
Thanks to its Scottish heritage, Club San Andrés has the particularity of being one of the few clubs in South America to own their own Tartan.
Rugby was one of the original sports played at the club when it was founded in 1911. From humble beginnings, San Andrés is now playing at the top level of the Unión de Rugby de Buenos Aires league system, fielding teams at all levels.
Having only recently won promotion to the Torneo de la URBA, Buenos Aires first division in 2009, the club has as yet to win the URBA title or the Nacional de Clubes.
Note: Flags indicate national union as has been defined under IRB eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-IRB nationality.
Player Position Union Lucas De María Prop Argentina Maximiliano Pistoni Prop Argentina Gonzalo Michanie Prop Argentina Juan Pablo Henrichsen Prop Argentina Andrés Luquín Prop Argentina Axel Dono Miniot Hooker Argentina Nicolás Grandío Hooker Argentina Derek Waynne Burton Hooker Argentina Ezequiel Suarez Lock Argentina Nicolás Ekmekdjian Lock Argentina Ezequiel Melicchio Lock Argentina Mariano Filipini Flanker United States Nicolás Ayling Flanker Argentina Ignacio Romanelli Flanker Argentina Sebastián Jaworski Flanker Argentina Gastón Maluendez Number 8 Argentina Player Position Union Delfín Cambiaso Scrum-half Argentina Martin Cox Scrum-half Argentina Tomás Rabinovich Fly-half Argentina Nicolás Rodriguez Oneto Fly-half Argentina Patricio Anderson Centre Argentina John MacMahon1 Centre Ireland Adriel Dono Miniot Centre Argentina Richard Blacksley Centre Venezuela Diego Cerboni Wing Argentina Gustavo Haas Wing Argentina Marcos Mola Wing Argentina Agustin Chirulnicoff Wing Argentina Agustin Rabinovich Fullback Argentina
1 Will join Bective Rangers in January 2011.
Other notable players
- Official website (Spanish)
- ^ "URBA club sheet" (in Spanish). www.urba.org.ar. 21 May 2010. http://www.urba.org.ar/clubes/guia-de-clubes/club/59/san-andres-asociacion-de-ex-alumnos/. Retrieved 22 May 2010.
Zona A Zona B Zona C Former Champions
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