Joaquín Tuculet talked about everything in an exclusive heads-up with Scrum: how he decided to return to Los Tilos, the URBA Top 12, his time at Los Pumas, the absence of Creevy and he had the luxury of choosing which was his most important try in the selected team.
The fullback, the last stop for the Toronto Arrows, was announced this week as a Los Tilos player. Regarding this idea of returning to the club that saw him born, the new member of the Barrio Obrero team’s staff expressed: “Several years ago I had the decision made that I wanted to play for the club.”
Faced with the decision to return to the club, based in La Plata, Tuculet focused on the high points of Los Tilos. “There is a nice squad and hopefully we can have the best season possible”, dropped the number 15,
Regarding the possibility of playing the URBA tournament again after several years, the back highlighted the competitiveness of the tournament despite the long slowdown in activity due to the pandemic caused by COVID-19: “Boys who play very well appeared It’s a super competitive tournament. “
Having played the 2015 and 2019 World Cups with Los Pumas, Tuculet is a word more than authorized to talk about the selected one. The back He elaborated on the current situation of the team directed by Mario Ledesma and made a balance on the current coach’s cycle.
After moving away from Los Pumas after the World Cup in Japan, the number 15 that Tuculet used repeatedly was vacant. Given this, the former fullback of the selected highlighted the confidence of Boffelli and Santiago Carreras in their position: “The two of them are the ones who sting on the tip”.
With an important performance over the years in Los Pumas, “Tucu” chose his favorite try while wearing the albiceleste shirt: “With the try that I keep is the one of the quarterfinals against Ireland”, he counted the fullback, and gave details of the reason why he chose that promptly.
Finally, in his years wearing the light blue and white, the Los Tilos player developed a friendship with Agustín Creevy, former captain of the team but nowadays absent from Mario Ledesma’s lists. On this, he said: “I miss seeing Creevy in the Los Pumas jersey.”