Cape Town - PRO14 side Munster are in the hunt to sign former France
international Mathieu Bastareaud on a short-term contract, according to
The 30-year-old left Toulon at the end of the 2018/19 campaign May and
will join American side Rugby United New York in January.
was expected to play a part in the Rugby World Cup, but having been omitted from the squad by coach Jacques Brunel, that leaves a
gap for the powerhouse centre to sign for a club before heading across
Although unconfirmed, the 2019/20 PRO14 season is due to start in late August or early September.
Midi Olympique are claiming that the Limerick-based outfit are one of
those interested as they look to fill the hole left by Leicester-bound
Jaco Taute and their Ireland internationals, who will be away in Japan.
The French newspaper say that Johann van Graan’s men have made a
“concrete offer,” but they will have to fend off competition from former
club Stade Francais and Vern Cotter’s Montpellier, who are also believed to be in the