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Federico Mendez Azpillaga
Argentina
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Full name Federico Eduardo Mendez Azpillaga
Born August 2, 1972, Mendoza
Current age 42 years 45 days
Major teams Bath Rugby, Northampton Saints, Argentina
Position Prop, Hooker
Height 6 ft 0 in
Weight 252 lb

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 1990-2004 73 67 6 70 14 0 0 0 33 40 0 45.20
IRB Rugby World Cup 1991-2003 7 7 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 6 0 14.28

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Test debut Ireland v Argentina at Lansdowne Road, Oct 27, 1990 match details
Last Test Argentina v South Africa at Buenos Aires, Dec 4, 2004 match details
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English Premiership
Team Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All matches 1998-2000 35 29 6 20 4 0 0 0 26 9 0 74.28
Bath Rugby 1998-1998 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 100.00
Northampton Saints 1998-2000 30 27 3 20 4 0 0 0 21 9 0 70.00
Profile

Argentina prop Federico Mendez began his rugby career with his local club, Mendoza, and made his debut for the Pumas while still a teenager. He was notoriously sent-off for a punch on England lock Paul Ackford at Twickenham in 1990.

He won 75 caps for Argentina and represented them at the 1995 World Cup in South Africa before strengthening his link with the country by playing for Natal Sharks. Mendez then had a spell with Bath and Northampton in England, becoming the first player to win two Heineken Cups by lifting the trophy with Bath in 1998 and Northampton in 2000

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