Toulon sign Argentina hooker

Date published: November 25 2014

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Toulon have announced the signature of Argentina international hooker Matias Cortese on a short-term deal.

Toulon have announced the signature of Argentina international hooker Matias Cortese on a short-term deal.

The former Northampton, Biarritz, Bayonne, Gloucester and Colomiers hooker arrives as a medical joker for injured South African Craig Burden.

Former Sharks stalwart Burden is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines after undergoing surgery on a pectoral muscle injury.

29-year-old Cortese has 13 caps for los Pumas having made his debut back in 2005. He started in the recent win over Italy in Genoa.

Cortese is already in Toulon, put pen to paper on Tuesday and is ready to play.

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