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Wilkinson Signs for Toulon, while Collins leaves For Ospreys

Jonny Wilkinson last night ended his 12-year stay at Newcastle in favour of a two-season deal with Toulon, the French Top 14 club financed by spectacularly wealthy businessman Mourad Boudjellal. Wilkinson, still recovering from a knee dislocation suffered last September, will earn around £750,000 a year playing … Continue reading

Toulon bid for Wilkinson

Jonny Wilkinson could be one step closer to leaving the Guinness Premiership after Toulon’s incoming Director of Rugby Philippe Saint-Andre confirmed the player’s representatives were in talks with the French club. World Cup-winning fly-half Wilkinson has been linked consistently with a move to the Top 14, following … Continue reading