October 26, 2021

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State Francois: Third-seeded Pablo Matera to play in New Zealand in 2022

The Christchurch-based New Zealand team announced on Friday that the state franchise third-row Pablo Matera will play Super Rugby 2022 with the Crusaders. “In response to speculation about Pablo Matera’s career (next stages), the Crusaders are able to confirm that Argentina have signed with the club for the 2022 Super Rugby season,” he explained. A statement.

In an interview published Thursday on the newspaper’s website Olympic noonPuma’s captain has said he wants to play super rugby next year and will tie him with State Francis until June 2022 to complete his contract before returning to Paris.

Has been embroiled in controversy over the racist tweet

“He was a talented and determined player, with genuine leadership qualities and impressed us with his physical prowess and work ethic,” said Crucifixion coach Scott Robertson.

Modera has already played in Super Rugby, making his way to the first final in history in the Argentine Jaguar in 2019, losing against the Crusaders. After four seasons with Jaguars, the third tier merged with State Franchise in 2019. This fall he was involved The other two partners of the Argentine selection, In controversy over old racist tweets. The player had to explain himself to his management and his allies.

The Crusaders, the top ten winners of Super Rugby, recently qualified for the Super Rugby Autorova final, a championship limited to New Zealand teams due to the Kovit-19 epidemic. They will meet the chiefs on May 8 in Christchurch.