Matias Orlando rugby player
Matias Orlando rugby player

Matias Orlando

14th Nov 1991 1.83m/94kg Inside Centre

Matías Orlando, born on November 14, 1991, is an Argentine rugby union player who currently plays as a wing and centre for the Newcastle Falcons in Premiership Rugby.

He has had a successful career playing for various teams in Argentina and internationally for the Argentina national team, known as Los Pumas.

Orlando began his professional career playing for Pampas XV in the Vodacom Cup from 2012 to 2014.

He then joined the Jaguares in Super Rugby, where he played from 2016 to 2020, making a total of 59 appearances and scoring 15 tries.

He made his debut for the Argentina national team in May 2012 in a match against Uruguay in the South American Rugby Championship.

Since then, he has earned 41 caps for Los Pumas. Orlando was also named in the squad for the 2014 Rugby Championship, although he did not feature in any matches.

One of Orlando's notable achievements came on November 14, 2020, when he was a starter for Argentina in their historic first-ever win against the All Blacks.

In 2020, Orlando signed an 18-month deal with the Newcastle Falcons in England's Premiership Rugby. He has brought his skills and experience to the team, adding depth to their backline.

Overall, Matías Orlando is a versatile player who excels on the wing and in the centre positions. He has made significant contributions to both club and international rugby, showcasing his try-scoring ability and representing Argentina with distinction.



argentina Argentina
Outside Centre
2012 - present
Miami-Sharks-MLR-e1675877383528 Miami Sharks
Inside Centre
2024 - present
unnamed (1) Jaguares
Outside Centre
2015 - 2020
newcastle-falcons Newcastle Falcons
Outside Centre
2020 - 2024