Cooper confirms Toulon exit

2016-07-12 17:42
Quade Cooper (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Australian playmaker Quade Cooper on Tuesday confirmed his departure from Toulon, just a year after signing from the Reds.

"Goodbye. Thank you for everything. I will miss my brothers and family that I now have in Toulon... See you soon," the 28-year-old Cooper said on his Twitter account.

Cooper failed to settle at Toulon, struggling to nail down a starting spot and was often criticised after failing to fire.

Toulon's outspoken club president Mourad Boudjellal notably compared the performances of the 58-times capped Wallaby to Jonny Wilkinson as going from "foie gras to pate"

Read more on:    toulon  |  quade cooper  |  rugby

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee remains defiant, saying he won't resign despite a shambolic two years at the helm. Your thoughts?

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.