Brothers Juan Diego and Agustín Ormaecheawill follow in the footsteps of their father Diego Ormaechea after they were both named in Uruguay’s 31-man squad for Japan 2019.

Flanker Juan Diego will make his Rugby World Cup debut while younger brother, scrumhalf Agustín is one of 12 players returning for a second tournament. 

Juan Gaminara will captain Los Teros in Japan and is one of 18 forwards included in the 31-man squad by coach Esteban Meneses.

Uruguay Squad for Rugby World Cup


Facundo Gattas, Joaquín Jaunsolo, Mateo Sanguinetti, Germán Kessler, Guillermo Pujadas, Diego Arbelo, Juan Echeverría, Juan Pedro Rombys, Ignacio Dotti, Manuel Leindekar, Diego Magno, Franco Lamana, Manuel Ardao, Santiago Civetta, Manuel Diana, Juan Manuel Gaminara (capitán), Juan Diego Ormaechea, Alejandro Nieto


Agustín Ormaechea, Santiago Arata, Felipe Berchesi, Felipe Etcheverry, Juan Manuel Cat, Santiago Vilaseca, Agustín Della Corte, Tomás Inciarte, Federico Favaro, Nicolás Freitas, Leandro Leivas, Gastón Mieres, Rodrigo Silva.