Toulon sign Leigh Halfpenny replacement - Ruck

Toulon sign Leigh Halfpenny replacement

Toulon have announced the signing of versatile back Jonah Placid, who will join the Top 14 club from Super Rugby side the Rebels.

The 22-year-old, who has played for Australia U20 in previous seasons, puts pen to paper on a two-year contract with the French heavyweights.


Placid can play full-back and appears to be a replacement for Wales and Lions star Leigh Halfpenny, who left Toulon at the end of last season.


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Meanwhile, Halfpenny continues to be heavily linked with a move to Bath while a return to Wales or stint in Japan is also rumoured to be on the cards.

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