VAR announced on Friday that Montpellier veteran Benoit Bayaug has officially signed with rugby club Toulonette. After 13 seasons at Herault, the 34-year-old N°9 presents a new challenge.
Benoît Paillague opens a new chapter in his career. After 13 seasons at Herault, the 34-year-old half scrum has left Montpellier and officially joins Toulon. On Friday, RCT announced the signing of N°9 from next season through 2024.
And according to what RMC Sport reported on Thursday, contacts took place between Toulon and the player. According to our information, Paillaugue recently declined an offer to extend his MHR and it was announced that he was leaving the group in the last hours.
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“Benoit has extensive experience in TOP 14. He is a natural leader, due to his personality and his involvement in the field. Benoît is also very versatile, he can play a half scrum, as well as when opening. A very complete profile”, welcomed Frank Azima, General Manager of the club Rugby Touloni, said the club’s press release.
Over the years, Paillaugue has become one of the icons of Montpellier, taking two places in the Tournament Finals in 2011 and 2018 and two European Challenge titles (2016 and 2021). He returned to competition in April after missing several months of action due to a ruptured cruciate ligament last September.
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