Javier Ortega Desio rugby player
Javier Ortega Desio rugby player

Javier Ortega Desio

14th Jun 1990 1.93m/108kg Openside Flanker

Argentina name 46 man squad

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With no rugby having being played in Argentina since March the Los Pumas have put together a squad ahead of the Rugby Championship. The tournament will likely take place in New Zealand with all the sides...

The INCREDIBLY Talented U20 Class Of 2010

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

We continue to look back at past U20 World Championship and have a look at where some of the players who have had gone to reach the pinnacle of test rugby and star on the domestic scene.     Kurtley...

Jaguares, Stormers ease to comfortable wins in Super Rugby openers

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Runners-up last season, the Jaguares ran away with a comfortable win over the Lions.     The Jaguares cruised to victory in their opening game of the Super Rugby season, while the Stormers...

Thursday Rugby World Cup Update

1 year 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 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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...