After the news that Joaquín Díaz Bonilla will put on the Sharks shirt To play the United Rugby Championship, in Scrum we reviewed the Argentine players who wore the South African team jersey.
The opening will join the ranks of the team after playing the Rugby Championship with Los Pumas. The sportsman born in Hindu is not the first Argentine to defend the colors of the South African sharks.
The first to do so was Jorge Allen in the 1982/83 season. Federico Mendez was one of the most prominent, having two steps: in 1996 where he was champion of the Currie Cup and returned in 2002 to play until 2005.
Nicolas Fernandez Miranda he also wore the Sharks shirt on 2002. In total he played nine games and reached the semifinal of the Currie Cup. In 2009, Juan Martín Hernández he was the last Argentine to play in the Durban cast.
The magician, who had just parted company with the Stade Francais in Paris, only played nine games, all starting, of the Currie Cup, a contest in which he managed to score 60 points: one try, nine penalties, four drops and eight conversions.