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Manuel Contepomi


Manuel Contepomi (born 20 August 1977 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine rugby union footballer. He currently plays for Newman in the Union de Rugby de Buenos Aires competition. He has also made numerous appearances for the Argentina national team. He is the twin brother of fellow Argentine rugby international Felipe Contepomi.

Contepomi played for the national under-19 and under-21 Argentina sides in the early years of his career. After making his international debut for Argentina in 1998, he was included in the 1999 Rugby World Cup squad for Wales. He made his second World Cup appearance at the 2003 tournament in Australia.

Manuel Contepomi has received the prestigious Olimpia de Plata for Rugby on two occasions, in 1998 and 2001.

Related websites

UAR profile

Manuel Contepomi on the official Rugby World Cup 2007 site

1999 RWC profile

Manuel Contepomi signs for the Bristol Shoguns

Union de Rugby de Buenos Aires

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