Before the beginning of U20 International Series that will be disputed in South Africa between June 18 and July 3, in the city of Stellenbosch, The Pumitas defined their captain: will be the correntino Jerónimo Gómez Vara. There the Argentine team will be measured against Uruguay, Georgia and the Junior Springboks.
The 20-year-old third row will replace Juan Pablo Castro, the last captain of Pumitas in an international tournament. The man from Corrientes had his first steps in the oval world in Aranduroga RC, where he later arrived at Saint Patrick of Corrientes. Years later, he made his debut in Atlético del Rosario, your current team. For your stay in the Rosario team, He was also a member of the Litoral Academy of the Argentine Rugby Union.
Regarding the international level, Gómez Vara will have his third tour of South Africa with a national team. The wing has already played the M18 tournaments in 2019, and was present in 2019, also with the M20 under the command of Juan Pablo Castro. In this same year, he was part ofhe squad that achieved fourth place in the M20 World Cup, disputed in Argentina. In addition, the Argentine was part of Olimpia Lions in this year’s American Rugby Super League.