Toulon squad hit by flu bug

Date published: January 15 2015

Toulon face a disrupted build-up to this weekend’s clash with Ulster with a number of members of their backline laid low by the flu.

Drew Mitchell was the only player to avoid the illness as the backs were excused training with the remaining players recovering.

The defending European champions have never lost at home in Europe’s elite competition and could book a place in the last eight with a win over Ulster, if other results go their way.

However they have been a little out of sorts in recent weeks, with defeats at Stade Fran