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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
     
Vodacom Super Rugby
Friday, April 24 2015
09:35 - Chiefs vs Force
Waikato Stadium, Hamilton
11:55 - Brumbies vs Highlanders
GIO Stadium, Canberra
Vodacom Cup
19:00 - Pumas vs Valke
Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit
19:00 - Border vs Free State XV
BCM Stadium, East London
Vodacom Super Rugby
Saturday, April 25 2015
09:35 - Crusaders vs Blues
AMI Stadium, Addington, Christchurch
11:55 - Waratahs vs Rebels
Allianz Stadium, Sydney
Vodacom Cup
14:30 - Golden Lions vs Leopards XV
Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg
15:00 - Griffons vs Limpopo Blue Bulls
HT Pelatona Projects Stadium, Welkom
15:00 - EP Kings vs SWD Eagles
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, PE
15:00 - Griquas vs Western Province
Diamantveld HS, Kimberley

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