Alfonso Escobar rugby player
Alfonso Escobar rugby player

Alfonso Escobar

17th Aug 1997 1.85m/98kg Scrum Half

RWC 2023 review: Chile

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Thousands of colourful fans, hundreds of crunching tackles and one inspirational captain: Chile's Rugby World Cup debut will live long in the memory - and offers hope for the future.   Abiding memory The...

Carrasco returns to front row - Chile name team to play Argentina

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chile head coach Pablo Lemoine has named his match-day 23 for the team's Pool D game against Argentina on Saturday, 30 September and has made eight changes to his starting 15, including the return of Javier...

Rugby World Cup 2023 Match Preview: England v Chile

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England and Chile arrive in Lille with very different aims for the rest of Rugby World Cup 2023.  Steve Borthwick’s side are looking to take a decisive third step in their aim to reach the...

Urroz set for Rugby World Cup debut - Chile name team to play England

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chile head coach Pablo Lemoine has announced his match-day 23 for the match against England in Pool D at Stade Pierre-Mauroy in Lille on Saturday, with only six players retaining their starting place from...

Samoa claim a bonus-point win over Chile

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Samoa opened their Rugby World Cup campaign with a 43-10 win over Chile in Pool D at the Stade de Bordeaux. Despite outside-centre Ulupano Junior Seuteni receiving a yellow card and Chile prop Matias...

Rugby World Cup 2023 Match Preview: Samoa v Chile

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eight days after the tournament kicked off, the perennially popular Samoa make their Rugby World Cup 2023 bow against new crowd favourites Chile at Stade de Bordeaux.   Chile’s brilliant fans...

Pedrero and Huete form second-row - Chile name team to play Samoa

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Pablo Lemoine has named his Chile match-day 23 to face Samoa in Pool D in Stade de Bordeaux on Saturday, 16 September, with Santiago Pedrero and Pabo Huete coming in to the team to form a new...

Japan score six tries to beat Chile in Toulouse

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Second-row Amato Fakatava scored two tries as Japan defeated Chile 42-12 with a bonus-point performance at the Stadium de Toulouse in Pool D on Sunday.Fly-half Rodrigo Fernandez scored Chile's first ever...

Japan v Chile: Match Preview

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chile, the lowest-ranked side to qualify the 2023 tournament, make their Rugby World Cup debut against a Japan side that sit eight places above them in World Rugby's rankings. The South Americans have...

Chile announce squad to play Japan

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chile head coach Pablo Lemoine has named his squad to face Japan in Toulouse on Sunday, 10 September. 1 Javier Carrasco 2 Diego Escobar 3 Matias Dittus4 Clemente Saavedra 5 Javier Eissmann 6...