Ben Urdapilleta rugby player
Ben Urdapilleta rugby player

Ben Urdapilleta

11th Mar 1986 1.77m/84kg Fly Half

After having spells with Harlequins & Oyonnax from 2010, Urdapilleta signed for the Castres in 2015.

The pivot has a deadly boot and manages the game well with solid defence in the 10 channel. He made his test for Argentina in 2007 against Chile.

His accomplishments include being the highest scoring non-Frenchman in the 2015 Top 14 season with 297 points.

As of the 2018/2019 Champions Cup, Urdapilleta has had 17 European Cups appearances scoring 1 try and 71 points.

He was recalled to the Argentina squad ahead of the 2019 Rugby Championship and added to his 10 test caps for the first time since 2013.

In December 2021, Urdapilleta penned a new deal with Castres until 2023.

By 15 December 2021, the Argentine flyhalf had played 148 games for Castres scoring 1 445 points.

JW December 2021.

Career

argentina Argentina
Fly Half
2007 - present
CastresOlympique Castres Olympique
Fly Half
2015 - present
22GMtO5n_400x400 Harlequins
Fly Half
2010 - 2012
IMWp0UD3_400x400 US Oyonnax
Fly Half
2012 - 2015