Thomas Gallo rugby player
Thomas Gallo rugby player

Thomas Gallo

30th Apr 1999 1.76m/107kg Tighthead Prop

Thomas Gallo is an Argentine rugby union player who currently plays as a prop for Pro14 side Benetton. Born on 30 April 1999, Gallo possesses Italian qualification as well.

Gallo began his professional rugby career when he signed his first contract with Benetton in September 2020. He made his debut for the team in Round 6 of the 2020–21 Pro14 season, facing off against Cardiff Blues.

In terms of international representation, Gallo was selected for the Argentina Under 20 squad in 2019. His talent and potential were recognized, leading to his inclusion in the Argentina squad for the 2021 Rugby Championship in September 2021. He earned his first international cap during Round 6 of the championship against Australia.

Although Gallo was eligible to play for Italy due to his Italian ancestry through his grandfather, he made his decision to represent Argentina and obtained his first cap for the national team in 2021.

Hailing from San Miguel de Tucuman, Gallo honed his skills as a prop at the University club in his hometown. He showcased his abilities on the international stage during the Under 20 World Cup held in Argentina. Throughout the tournament, he made five appearances, playing against Wales, Fiji, France, Australia, and South Africa, and even scored two tries.

Gallo's playing style is characterized by his robust physique, exceptional tackling skills, and agility on the field. Additionally, he is versatile enough to provide cover as a hooker when needed. His potential was recognized by Benetton, leading to his signing in September 2020 on a one-year deal.

As Thomas Gallo continues his rugby journey with Benetton, his versatility, mobility, and dynamic presence make him a valuable asset for both club and country.

Ahead of the Rugby World Cup 2023, Gallo has been named in the squad for Argentina.



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Loosehead Prop
2020 - present
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Loosehead Prop
2021 - present
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Tighthead Prop
2019 - 2019