Javier Ortega Desio rugby player
Javier Ortega Desio rugby player

Javier Ortega Desio

14th Jun 1990 1.93m/108kg Openside Flanker

Thursday Rugby World Cup Update

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

It's been a busy day in Japan with Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Argentina and France all confirming their line ups for the weekend.     We take you through all the line ups, latest news,...

Strong Argentine squad named for French test

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina head coach Mario Ledesma has named a strong side to take on France in their opening Rugby World Cup match on Saturday.     Pablo Matera leads the side in the six jersey and is accompanied...

Los Pumas ring the changes for Loftus test

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Los Pumas head coach Mario Ledesma has made 11 alterations to his starting line-up for their clash with the Springboks in Pretoria on Saturday.   In the pack, Pablo Matera and Marcos Kremer are...

Urdapilleta set for first Argentina appearance since 2013

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina have made five changes for their meeting with South Africa as Benjamin Urdapilleta prepares for an international return.   Benjamin Urdapilleta is set to make his first Argentina appearance...

Sanchez, Cordero called into Argentina's 30-man squad

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nicolas Sanchez and Bordeaux wing Santiago Cordero are among 4 overseas-based players who have been named in Argentina's 30-man squad to face New Zealand for their Rugby Championship opener in Buenos...

Super Rugby Final Ratings: Crusaders v Jaguares

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders marched on to their third consecutive Super Rugby title and their 10th overall beating the Jaguares 19-3.    Here are our player ratings from the final.     1. Joe...

Jaguares name team for the Super Rugby Final

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Jaguares have made a few changes to their starting line up for their first Super Rugby Final against the Crusaders on Saturday.   Up front, Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro and Mayco Vivas switch roles...

Petti cleared to start against the Brumbies

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jaguares coach Gonzalo Quesada has named Guido Petti in a full-strength squad for the Super Rugby semi-final against the ACT Brumbies after the lock recovered from an ankle injury.   The 45-Test...

Argentina name Rugby Championship squad

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina head coach Mario Ledesma has named a 46-man squad for the Rugby Championship and World Cup that includes five European-based players.       Ledesma has decided...

STATS & FACTS: France vs Argentina

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look at 20 France vs Argentina Stats and Facts ahead of Saturday’s third Test at Stade Pierre Mauroy.           1. This clash will see Mariano...