London Irish sign Argentina international Lucio Cinti Luna

London Irish director of rugby Declan Kidney
London Irish director of rugby Declan Kidney
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London Irish have announced the signing of Argentina international centre Lucio Cinti Luna.

The 21-year-old started his senior club career with La Plata and played for Argentina Sevens team since 2018. He was also part of the Argentina Sevens squad that went on to win the Bronze medal in the 2020 Olympics.

“I am pleased to join London Irish," he told the club's official website.

“The Premiership is a great league - a league full of excitement.

“It’s a really good move for me at this stage of my career and I can’t wait to get started after the internationals.”

Cinti Luna made his international Test debut for the Pumas during the recently concluded Rugby Championship competition where he started in three out of the four games. He has also been including in the squad for the next month's clashes against France, Italy and Ireland.

London Irish director of rugby Declan Kidney is delighted with the addition of Lucio Cinti to the squad.

“We’re really pleased to add another quality young Exile to our squad.

“Lucio has great potential and we’re excited about seeing his talent develop during his time with us.

“We look forward to welcoming him and Juan to Hazelwood next month.”

London Irish are positioned ninth in the Gallagher Premiership table with a solitary win from six games.