Toulon to sign Aussie pair

2015-08-07 06:41
Lachie Turner (AFP)

Toulon - European champions Toulon will sign Australian pair Lachie Turner and Mitchell Inman as cover for absent international stars during the World Cup, the club said on Thursday.

Wing Turner, 28, will join from the Reds while centre Inman, 26, is arriving from the Rebels.

They underwent medicals on Thursday morning and will be available for Toulon until the club welcomes back its host of star players from international duty during the World Cup.

Their signings take to five the number of World Cup "jokers" signed by the 2014 French champions, alongside English prop Matt Stevens, Fiji wing Sireli Bobo and versatile back Julien Caminati.

Turner has played for the Wallabies 15 times.

Read more on:    toulon  |  lachie turner  |  rugby

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

SA Rugby's coaching indaba is set to take place this week. Do you think the two-day think-tank will make any difference?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.