Tomas Lavanini rugby player
Tomas Lavanini rugby player

Tomas Lavanini

22nd Jan 1993 2.01m/126kg No 5 Lock

Tomás Lavanini, born on January 22, 1993, is an Argentine rugby union player who is known for his prowess as a second row.

He currently plays for ASM Clermont Auvergne in France's Top 14 league. Lavanini has had a successful career playing for various clubs in both France and England.

Lavanini began his rugby journey representing Argentina Under 20 in the 2013 IRB Junior World Championship. He made his senior debut for the Argentina national team, Los Pumas, against Uruguay in April 2013.

He was subsequently called into the squad for the 2013 Rugby Championship as injury cover. Lavanini's international career has seen him participate in major tournaments like the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Throughout his career, Lavanini has shown both his skill and physicality on the field.

However, he has also had his fair share of disciplinary issues, receiving red and yellow cards for various offenses. In fact, Lavanini holds the record for the most red cards received by an Argentine rugby player.

Lavanini has played for several clubs, including Racing Métro in the Top 14 and Leicester Tigers in the English Premiership.

He joined Leicester Tigers in 2019 after the Rugby World Cup and made 38 appearances for the club over two seasons.

In January 2021, Lavanini confirmed his move to ASM Clermont Auvergne, where he would continue his rugby career in the French Top 14 league.

Known for his disruptive presence on the field, Lavanini has established himself as a formidable second row and a valuable asset to his teams.

Born in Buenos Aires, Lavanini has represented his country at the international level and has proven himself to be a key player for Argentina, both in domestic competitions and on the global stage.

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



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2013 - present
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2021 - present
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2014 - 2015
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2015 - 2019
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2019 - 2021