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Diego Albanese


Diego Albanese is a former Argentine rugby union player who played as a winger. He played for the San Isidro Club in Argentina, French side Grenoble, Gloucester and Leeds Tykes. Albanese made 17 appearances for Gloucester scoring three tries.

Albanese joined Leeds Tykes in 2002 on a two year contract. He made his debut against Leicester Tigers in August 2002 and helped his new side to a 26-13 win. In his first season 2002-2003 Diego made 18 starts in the Zurich Premiership scoring one try, a match winner against Harlequins at Headingley. After returning from the World Cup in 2003, he went on to make eight more starts in the Zurich Premiership scoring one try, Diego was also a try scorer for Leeds Tykes in the Heineken Cup, in the loss to the reigning European Champions Toulouse at Headingley.

Albanese left the Tykes at the end of the 2004/05 season to return to SIC in Argentina, where he retired in 2006.

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