A sporadic qualifier for the tournament, Uruguay qualified for their second tournament in a row in 2019.
Uruguay Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide
How They Qualified
Ranked as the highest South American side excluding Argentina, Uruguay qualified for the 2019 tournament after beating Canada in a two match playoff. The aggregate score was 70-60.
Many hope evergreen and uber-competitive lock Rodrigo Capó Ortega, 37, will see it in his heart to play at the World Cup. Half-backs Agustín Ormaechea and Felipe Berchesi are worth watching.
The Coach – Esteban Meneses
Argentine coach Esteban Meneses joined in 2015. Recommended by ex-Pumas coach Daniel Hourcade, he has coached some top clubs in Argentina.
Just being competitive is the principal aim in such company. With a squad of largely home-based players, Uruguay can be overwhelmed. Plenty of hard work will be going in.
Uruguay Rugby World Cup Warm-ups
- Saturday 7 September 2019: Uruguay v Brazil, TBC
Related: 2019 Rugby World Cup Warm-ups
Uruguay Rugby World Cup Group
Related: 2019 Rugby World Cup Groups
Uruguay Rugby World Cup Fixtures
- Wed 25 Sep Fiji v Uruguay (Kamaishi)
- Sun 29 Sep Georgia v Uruguay (Kumagaya)
- Sat 5 Oct Australia v Uruguay (Oita)
- Sun 13 Oct Wales v Uruguay (Kumamoto)
Australia always seem to raise their game for…
Uruguay Rugby World Cup Squad
We will update this section when the official squad is announced
Related: 2019 Rugby World Cup Fixtures
Previous World Cup Results and Record
Uruguay’s Rugby World Cup Record: P11 W2 D0 L9
- 1999 Pool stages
- 2003 Pool stages
- 2015 Pool stages
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