Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro rugby player
Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro rugby player

Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro

11th Jun 1989 1.90m/115kg Tighthead Prop

Francisco Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro is an Argentine international rugby union player who currently plays as a prop forward for the Italian Pro14 team Benetton. He was born on 11 June 1989 in Argentina.

Tetaz Chaparro started his rugby career with the Bigua Rugby Club in Mar del Plata and later played for La Plata. In 2011, he joined Stade Français and played for them until 2013.

He then signed with Newport Gwent Dragons for the 2013-2014 season and Lyon Olympique for the 2014-2015 season. However, he was released by the Dragons in April 2014. After his time with the Jaguares in Super Rugby from 2016 to 2020, he played for the Bristol Bears in Premiership Rugby in 2021.

On the international stage, Tetaz Chaparro has represented Argentina at various levels. He was named in the Argentina Under 20 squad in 2009 and played for the Argentina Jaguars from 2009 to 2014.

He made his debut for the senior Argentina national team, known as the Pumas, in 2010.

He was a starter for the Pumas in their historic first-ever win against the All Blacks on 14 November 2020. He was also named in Argentina's squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup but had to withdraw due to injury.

Tetaz Chaparro has accumulated 54 appearances for Argentina as of December 2020. He played a significant role in the Pumas' victories over the All Blacks and their draws with Australia in the Rugby Championship.

In December 2020, he signed a short-term deal with the Bristol Bears. Currently, he plays for Benetton in the Italian Pro14 competition.

Ahead of the Rugby World Cup 2023, Chaparro has been named in the squad for Argentina.



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Tighthead Prop
2021 - present
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2011 - 2013
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Loosehead Prop
2013 - 2014
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Tighthead Prop
2014 - 2015
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2015 - 2021
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Tighthead Prop
2021 - 2021
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2014 - 2023