magazine-issue
OVERSEAS-header
generic hexagon

Smith, Burden to stay at Toulon?


  • 20 Jan 2014
Juan Smith scoring for Toulon against Montpellier Juan Smith scoring for Toulon against Montpellier

Former Springbok loose forward Juan Smith and former Sharks hooker Craig Burden are likely to stay at Toulon.

La Provence reports that Burden, who was brought to Toulon as a medical joker, will be offered a contract extention, along with 2007 World Cup-winning Smith.

Both Burden and Smith have been in good form for the star-studded French side, and have often found themselves in the starting line-up.

Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal recently discussed how he has lifted Toulon from a struggling second division side into a Top 14 powerhouse by bringing in international talent such as former England flyhalf Jonny Wilkinson and Australian playmaker Matt Giteau.

Photo: Betrand Langlois/Getty Images

0 Comments
latest-articles
Rassie Erasmus

Rassie return would be a masterstroke

Rassie Erasmus would add immense value to a South African rugby system that finally appears to be showing signs of functioning efficiently again, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

Beauden Barrett

Brilliant Beauden can tame Lions

Beauden Barrett may do to the Lions what Dan Carter did 12 years ago, writes JOHN PLUMTREE.

Siya Kolisi congratulates Elton Jantjies on his try

Kolisi’s stock soars

A rousing performance by a Siya Kolisi-inspired Springbok back row bodes well for a challenging 2017 Test season, writes JON CARDINELLI.

You may also like

Get our daily email update. Subscribe to the SA Rugby magazine newsletter: