Pablo Matera’s arrival at Crusaders for next season was one of the big news of the day in world rugby. Not every day a player who works in Europe leaves the club to move to the Southern Hemisphere and more precisely to New ZealandAlthough it has foreigners, there are very few outside the Pacific islands that manage to stamp their signature on Kiwi lands.
In the country where the oval is the object of cult, the media put the arrival of the Stade Français player among their main news. “Crusaders achieves gold by signing Pumas captain Pablo Matera for 2022 ”, he says Stuff in the title of the note that inside it says that “Pablo Matera wanted to join the Crusaders and they did not hesitate to offer him a contract for one year before the 2022 season” and then points out that “the Crusaders were lucky.”
For him NZ Herald the arrival of the Alumni-trained player “will add considerable weight to the Crusaders’ third-line actions”. On Rugbypass “Pablo Matera returns to Super Rugby with the champion Crusaders” and highlights that “in a surprise announcement Friday afternoon, the Crusaders confirmed that the Argentina captain signed with the franchise.
The place NewsHub mentions the arrival of the third line and writes that “Crusaders adds international experience to his roster of players, with the signing of Argentine wing Pablo Matera for the Super Rugby season 2022 ”. From South Africa the specialized site Sarugbymag titled “Crusaders Announce Matera’s Surprise Signature.”
In the old continent Rugbyrama from France put the words of the Los Pumas player: “Interview with Pablo Matera (Stade Français): ´I am going to play a season in Super Rugby´”. All the oval media had it on their cover, the arrival of Pablo Matera to Crusaders was one of the news of the day and this was reflected by the media in both hemispheres.