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Botha to join Toulon

South African World Cup winner Bakkies Botha has agreed a deal to sign for Toulon, the French Top 14 club have confirmed.

The 32-year-old is reported to have agreed a three-year deal to move to France after the World Cup in New Zealand in September and October.

The Springbok, who has 72 caps, has won both the Super Rugby title and the Currie Cup with the Bulls in his native South Africa.

The second row will join an international line-up at Toulon which includes Jonny Wilkinson and Matt Giteau.


From Belfast Telegraph