The arrival of Agustín Creevy to London Irish aroused the illusion of his fans and the exhooker of Jaguares already had his first training with the team that they took advantage of to look for in their ancestors the Irish origin of their surname.
Los Pumas’ first line last name is actually of Irish origin. With spelling variants, Creevy is an anglicized form of the Gaelic “O’Craoibhe” meaning “descendant of Craobhach”, a nickname meaning “curly (with head)” or “prolific”.
When asked about his Irish heritage before Argentina’s international clash against Ireland in Dublin in 2017, Creevy said: “It is important to me, because my last name is Irish. A distant relative contacted my grandfather via Facebook, for so we still have some contact with Ireland. It’s not close, but there are links there. “
In the resumption of the tournament, the now Creevy team fell to Bath 34-17 as a visitor and next Saturday they will host Northampton at home for the 15th date of the Premiership. London Irish is ninth in the standings with 28 points, 10 points behind Wasps, the fourth team to enter the semifinals.