NEC Harlequins are delighted to announce the signing of Argentinean international Pablo Bouza on a one-year contract. The 32 year-old, who can play either in the second or back row, has won 27 caps and has nine test tries to his name.
After making his international debut against Uruguay in June 1996, Bouza went on to represent Argentina in the 2003 World Cup in Australia. Earlier this year, he was part of the Argentinean team that played the British and Irish Lions in Cardiff before going on to represent his country in the Churchill Cup in Canada.
Bouza also represented Argentina at Under 19 and Student level, as well as competing in the Rugby World Cup Sevens in Hong Kong in 1997.
"We are delighted that Pablo has joined NEC Harlequins," said Dean Richards, NEC Harlequins Director of Rugby. "He is an experienced international who can play in both the second and back row, and is someone that we have been very keen to bring into the squad."
Bouza arrives in the country this week and will be available for selection for Quins pre-season friendly against London Irish at the Twickenham Stoop on Friday night (12th August), kick-off 7.45pm.
During week commencing 22nd April Harlequins will launch an innovative, new Membership Scheme which will replace the existing Season Ticket Holder Programme. Further details of the scheme will be announced in due course.