Toulon Make Shock Transfer Ahead Of Champions Cup Tie This Weekend


We didn’t see this coming.

French giants Toulon have made a surprise move, after announcing the signing of former Springbok winger Cornal Hendricks on a deal until the of the current season, despite the South African reportedly hanging up his boots earlier this year.

The 28-year-old, who has run out for the Springboks on 12 occasions, had to stop playing earlier in the year because of a serious heart condition.

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - JULY 25: Israel Dagg of New Zealand with a big tackle on Cornal Hendricks of South Africa during The Castle Lager Rugby Championship 2015 match between South Africa and New Zealand at Emirates Airline Park on July 25, 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

But it appears he’s now able to make a return to rugby and the Top 14 side has moved for his services ahead of the Champions Cup weekend.

The three-time European champions currently sit second in pool 3 and welcome Welsh side, the Scarlets to the Stade Mayol on Sunday.

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