Halfpenny set for Toulon debut

Date published: October 9 2014

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Leigh Halfpenny is set to finally make his Toulon debut after being named in the extended squad for Sunday’s trip to Toulouse.

Leigh Halfpenny is set to finally make his Toulon debut after being named in the extended squad for Sunday’s trip to Toulouse.

The defending French and European champions also welcome back Springboks Bakkies Botha and Bryan Habana and Argentina flank Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe, who have been away on national duty in the Rugby Championship.

Halfpenny’s injury-enforced absence from the RCT line up since his high-profile transfer has made headlines but he seems to be over the groin injury, having returned to training in late September.

Toulon are also boosted by the return of French international scrum-half S

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