Rugby

Bok wing 'always wanted to join Toulon'

2017-06-21 14:23
Cape Town - Springbok wing JP Pietersen is excited at the prospect of joining French club Toulon.

Pietersen, who played 70 Tests for the Springboks between 2006 and 2016, has agreed a two-year deal with the French giants, joining them from English club Leicester Tigers.

Pietersen, who turns 31 in July, joined Leicester last year and made 14 starts and one appearance from the bench in the 2016/17 campaign, scoring three tries.

Pietersen took to Twitter when his new deal became official, saying he was looking forward to joining a club he always wanted to be part of: He also thanked Leicester and their fans for their support:

NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The Proteas are currently on tour in England, involved in a four-Test series with their hosts. How will they fare? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

How do you see the Springboks v France three-Test series panning out?

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.