Rugby Football Union or the RFU Championship side the Bedford Blues have completed the signing of Argentine international prop Tomas Gilardon Paz.
The 24 year old has put pen to paper to a deal with the club after the officials of the Blues put in the extra efforts to get the important paper works through the government so that the player could acquire a work visa to play in England.
The player has signed for the fallen giants of English Rugby Union from San Isidros in his native in Buenos Aires and has three caps for the Argentina national team, giving a decent account of his capabilities whenever called on for the Pumas.
Mike Rayer, the Director of Rugby of the club was delighted at clinching the signing of one of the most promising prop players in the Southern Hemisphere and according to him, the injury to Dan Seal has taken longer than expected to heal and Nic Auterac has returned to his parent club Saracens FC in the Aviva Premiership, leaving them with just four options in the prop position and the signing of Paz will give them an exciting new option in the position.
The boss stated that they are extremely delighted to announce the signing of the player because it means there will once again be a competition for places and adds a lot of strength and depth to the squad, which will only be good for the overall team.
Rayer mentioned that it had been hard work to get him to England. The first thing they had to do was to track him down and then get through with all the paperwork needed to get a work visa for him. Rayer also mentioned that they wouldn’t have been able to sign him if he wasn’t a full Argentine international.