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Frankie Deges Frankie Deges has been writing about Argentine and South American rugby for well over three decades, having travelled the world following Los Pumas’ fortunes. He has covered 300 tests – which involved 37 different nations, in five continents –and he has been to every mayor playing nation in the world and a large number of less developed rugby countries. He has worked either as a journalist or in Media Operations for the last seven Rugby World Cups. Based in Buenos Aires, he writes for magazines, newspapers and websites, as well as broadcasting in both Spanish and English.

Frankie Deges

How Uruguay's revamped cathedral and rugby-mad president are propelling their rise

Government buy-in and overhauling a storied venue have helped shape Uruguay's stunning success

Frankie Deges

Chile's road to a first Rugby World Cup, paved with self-harm, frustration and graft

How Chilean rugby seized the initiative to put together a team capable of reaching its first World Cup.

Frankie Deges

Julian Montoya: 'My dream was to play one game, now I'm playing in a third World Cup'

Julian Montoya watched the 2007 Pumas train on his school pitches. Now, he aims to emulate them.

Frankie Deges

Miracle men

Argentina shocked the All Blacks - now they need to show it wasn't a one-off

Frankie Deges

Lost and found

It's been a tough year for Argentina but it will be bloody good to have Los Pumas back