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:

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