Medard commits to Toulouse
January 9, 2012
Maxime Medard will stay at Toulouse until 2015 © Getty Images
Toulouse fullback Maxime Medard has signed a new deal with the Top 14 champions.
The 25-year-old, who was top try-scorer in the 2010-11 Top 14, has committed to Guy Noves' side until 2015. He joins Yannick Jauzion, Clement Poitrenaud and Yves Donguy in signing on with Toulouse.
And Toulouse are set to call on teenager Christopher Tolofua to solve their growing crisis in the hooker department. Gary Botha and Akvsenti Giorgadze are both long-term absentees with a broken leg and torn thigh muscle respectively and Noves will now look towards youth.
Noves said: "We've been watching him for some time but the injury crisis we're suffering is going to participate his arrival."
© ESPN Sports Media Ltd.
The Heineken Cup proved once again just why it is the best domestic rugby competition in the world at the weekend and Monday Maul picks out some of the key talking points
The latest Week in Pictures brings you a selection of the best snaps from around the rugby world with scantily clad ladies, O'Driscoll and snow all featuring
"If I miss the first kick of the match, it shouldn't have any impact on the second. They are different entities." Tom Hamilton talks to Northampton Saints' Stephen Myler
It's time for those running Welsh rugby to stop trying to prevent its players heading to France and to start planning a future without them, writes Martin Williamson