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PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Felipe
SURNAME Contepomi
HEIGHT 180 cm
WEIGHT 91 Kg
BIRTH DATE 20 August 1977
BIRTH PLACE Buenos Aires
PLAYER WRITE-UP
Club: Leinster RC (Ireland)
Position: Flyhalf Test Debut:10/10/1998 vs. Chile Tests points: 289 (7 tries, 59 penalties, 1 drop and 37 goals). Honours: Pumas 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 & 2005; Argentina A 1998 & 1999; Argentina M-21 1997, 1998; Argentina M-19 1996; Barbarians 2003; Mickey Steele Badger’s XV 1997; Buenos Aires Province. 2005: 11/6 vs. Italy; 17/6 vs. Italy 2004: 12/6: vs. Wales (1 try, 4 goals and 4 penalties); 19/6 vs. Wales; 20/11: vs. France (2 goals and 4 penalties); 27/11: vs. Ireland (1 goal and 4 penalties) 2003: 14/6: vs. France (1 penalty and 1 goal); 20/6: vs. France; 28/6: vs. South Africa (1 Try); 23/8: vs. USA (2 Penalties and 3 Goals); 30/8 vs. Canada (7 Goals, 1 try and 1 penalty); RWC: 10/10: vs. Australia (1 penalty); 14/10: vs. Namibia; 26/10: vs. Ireland. 2002: 15/6: vs. France (1 Try, 2 Penalty and 2 goals); 22/6: vs. England; 29/6: vs. South Africa; 2/11: vs. Australia (2 Penalties); 16/11: vs. Italy (1 Penalty and 2 Goals); 23/11: vs. Ireland (1 goal); 2001: 19/5: vs. Uruguay (2 Penalties and 3 goals);23/5: vs. USA (1 Try, 1 Penalty and 3 goals), 26/5: vs. Canada (2 Penalties); 23/6: vs. New Zealand (3 Penalties); 14/7: vs. Italy (2 Penalties and 1 goal); 10/11: vs. Wales (1 Try, 5 Penalties and 1 Drop); 18/11: vs. Scotland (6 Penalties and 1 goal); 1/12: vs. New Zealand (2 Penalties y 2 goals); 2000: 3/6: vs. Ireland; 17/6: vs. Australia; 24/6: vs. Australia (5 Penalties); 12/11: vs. South Africa (1 Try); 25/11: vs. England; 1999: 12/6: vs. Wales (3 Penalties); 21/8: vs. Scotland; 28/8: vs. Ireland; RWC: 16/10: vs. Japan (1 goal); 20/10: vs. Ireland; 24/10: vs. France (1 Penalty); 1998: 10/10: vs. Chile (1 Penalty); 17/10: vs. Uruguay (2 Penalties and 2 goals); 14/11: vs. France; 21/11: vs. Wales (2 Penalties y 2 goals); Other Appearances: 10 (107 points - 5 tries, 16 penalties and 17 goals) 2005: 23/5 vs. British & Irish Lions 2001: 17/6: vs. Counties Manukau (1 Try, 1 Penalty and 6 goals); 19/6: vs. ThamesValley; 2000: 20/6: vs. New South Wales (1 Try, 5 Penalties and 1 goal);13/6: vs. Queensland; 8/11: vs. South Africa (2 Penalties and 1 Goal); 1999: 17/8: vs. Scotland A; 24/8: vs. Leinster (2 Try, 1 Penalty and 5 Goals); 8/6: vs. Wales (Argentina A - 6 Penalties and 2 goals); 1998: 11/11: vs. French Barbarians (1 Try and 1 goal); 18/11: vs. Wales A (1 Penalty and 1 goal); Felipe has the virtue of being a diversified three-quarter. His natural position is that of a flyhalf, though he has played as a centre or fullback on several occasions. Felipe is Manuel Contepomi's twin brother. He made his debut for the Pumas in a match against Chile in 1998. He took part in the Rugby World Cup 1999 after which he emigrated to Bristol, England, where he joined Agustín Pichot. He was recently transferred to Leinster in Ireland. Felipe is also a student at the Medical School and intends to complete his studies in Argentina. The former Newman Club player was also a member of the Sevens Representative Team that came in third at the Rugby World Cup Sevens held in Mar del Plata in 2001 and formed part of the Barbarians Rugby Team. Felipe was a member of a great junior team at Newman Club that was a roaring success in the junior tournaments in Buenos Aires in the early 1990s. In fact, they won almost every tournament or sevens championship they took part in. In 1996, as a member of the Pumitas team, he won the U19 FIRA Tournament. In 1998, his team came in second (on try difference) at the U21 Southern Hemisphere Tournament. Felipe is a highly popular player amongst the Pumas fans.
RUGBY CAREER
TRIES 6
CONVERSIONS 18
PENALTIES 32
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 162
 
SQUAD LIST
Argentina The Castle Lager Rugby Championship - 2013
Argentina Internationals - 2013
Argentina IRB Rugby World Cup - 2011
Argentina Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2008
Argentina IRB Rugby World Cup - 2007
Argentina Vodacom Outgoing Tours - 2005
Argentina IRB Rugby World Cup - 2003
Argentina Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2003
Argentina Incoming Tours - 2002
Argentina SA to Argentina & the UK - 2000
Argentina U/21 South Hem. U21 - 1998
Argentina U/21 South Hem. U21 - 1997

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
The Castle Lager Rugby Championship
Saturday, September 06 2014
12:05 - Australia vs South Africa
Patersons Stadium, Perth
Saturday, September 13 2014
09:35 - New Zealand vs South Africa
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Saturday, September 27 2014
17:00 - South Africa vs Australia
DHL Newlands, Cape Town
Saturday, October 04 2014
17:00 - South Africa vs New Zealand
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Castle Lager Outgoing Tour
Saturday, November 08 2014
00:00 - Ireland vs South Africa
Aviva Stadium, Dublin
Saturday, November 15 2014
00:00 - England vs South Africa
Twickenham, London
Saturday, November 22 2014
00:00 - Italy vs South Africa
Saturday, November 29 2014
00:00 - Wales vs South Africa
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

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