Gaston Cortes rugby player
Gaston Cortes rugby player

Gaston Cortes

6th Oct 1985 1.80m/109kg Tighthead Prop

Cortes is an Argentinean test prop that signed for Bristol ahead of the 2012/13 season. Cortes has gone on to represent Bristol numerous occasions and subsequently signed a contract extension ahead of the 2016/17 season.

Having been with Bristol for six seasons, playing more than 100 games for the club, Cortes signed for the Leicester Tigers in 2018.

In August 2018, Cortes was recalled to Los Pumas squad ahead of their Rugby Championship games against New Zealand and Australia after 4 year absence from test rugby.

Cortes heads into the 2018 Rugby Championship with 1 test cap.

As of the 2018/2019 Champions Cup, Cortes has had 3 European Cups appearances.

JW August 18
ML 9/10/18

Career

leicester Leicester Tigers
Tighthead Prop
2018 - present
image Bristol Bears
No 4 Lock
2016 - 2018
argentina Argentina
Tighthead Prop
2011 - 2018