Agustín Creevy will close 2021 as the professional Argentine player with the most supported tries. The London Irish hooker had 14 victories over the course of these twelve months and surpassed on the podium Julián Montoya (9) and Santiago Cordero (8).
With a total of 29 games played, from January to December, the player trained at the San Luis de La Plata club supported eleven tries in the Premiership (nine in the 2021/22 edition and two in last season), two tries against Pau in the 2021/22 Challenge Cup and one against Bath, in the same competition, but in the 2020/2021 edition . The teams that Creevy scored in the Premiership this season are: Sale, Northampton, Leicester, Gloucester, Exeter, Harlequins, Newcastle and Wasps (2). For his part, at the beginning of the year, for 2020/21, the two tries were against Newcastle and Gloucester.
For Julian Montoya, 2021 was also a great year in terms of supported tries. With the one at the weekend against Bristol, the Leicester hooker reached nine in total, three of which occurred this Premiership season (Northampton and Worcester the others). In the first half of the year, the current captain of Los Pumas accumulated five annotations (Worcester -2-, Bristol and Wasps -2-). In addition, he also added un try with the team’s jersey, in the loss to the Wallabies 27 to 8, at the Rugby Championship.
The podium of the Argentine players with the most tries this year, closes it Santiago Cordero with eight. The Bordeaux wing carries four conquests in the current season of the French Top 14, product of a hat-trick against Racing 92 and another against Clermont. In addition, as part of last season, of the maximum French competition, the former Regatas player, won two more tries for a double supported in May against Montpellier. The six tries at club level, are added to the two conquests supported by Los Pumas, against Romania and Italy, in the international windows of July and November, respectively.
It should be noted that this season, Juan Martín González Samso also supported nine tries, seven of which were in the SLAR with the Jaguares XV jersey, while the other two conquests occurred, like Santiago Cordero, in the matches against Romania and Italy, in international windows.