Juan Imhoff, one of the absent in the list of Los Pumas for the Championship

The Pumas made official the list of 47 summoned to face the Rugby Championship, which for Argentina will start in South African lands to face the Springboks on Saturday, August 14 and 21.

Among the most notable absences is that of Juan Imhoff, who had been part of the squad that played Romania and Wales in the last window of July. “For personal reasons, he gave up the tour. He was summoned and decided not to come, “Mario Ledesma explained at a press conference. On the reasons, he preferred not to elaborate: “They are conversations that remain in private and if the player at any time wants to tell his reasons, he will do so, but all the reasons are understandable,” he added.

Regarding the last announcement of the campus, it does not appear either Frederick Wegrzyn. The front row who had also been called up to the Three Nations in 2020, will not be part of the team.

Nor will Agustín Creevy, who already had toGiven outside the July window and the Three Nations. His last match with the blue and white was at the 2019 World Cup in Japan. “We spoke with Agustín, we explained the situation. Today are the four hookers we want to take. It does not mean that it is not considered, in fact we have explained it to him on several occasions, “confessed Ledesma.

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