Planet Rugby

Boudjellal laughs off Folau rumours

28th July 2014 17:21


mourad boudjellal toulon

Rational: Mourad Boudjellal

Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal has dismissed speculation over signing Australia full-back Israel Folau after the Rugby World Cup.

Boudjellal stated that Toulon were more than happy with their full-back options at the club.

In addition, he suggested if he were to make that large an offer to a player to join the European champions, he would have to be 'locked up.'

Toulon clinched a French-European double last season for the first time.

"We haven't in any case made ​​an offer of €1.7m. You know what, the day when I offer €1.7m to a rugby player, I'll need to be locked up!" Boudjellal told

La Provence.

"It's true, Folau is a dream player, but at full-back we already have Delon Armitage, Leigh Halfpenny and have just signed James O'Connor who can help out at 15.

"We're not doing badly! If tomorrow we invest €1.7m on one player, we'd arrive at a point where we would have a big gap."

  • Top 14 Fixtures
Forthcoming Fixtures
All times are local
Top 14
Saturday , November 29
Toulon vs Clermont Auvergne14:45
Lyon vs Montpellier18:30
La Rochelle vs Bayonne18:30
Castres vs Racing Metro Paris18:30
Oyonnax vs Bordeaux-Begles18:30
Toulouse vs Grenoble20:45
Sunday , November 30
Stade Francais vs Brive18:00
Friday , December 19
Bayonne vs Bordeaux-Begles18:00
Saturday , December 20
Toulon vs Lyon18:00
Racing Metro Paris vs La Rochelle18:00
More Top 14 fixtures
  • Top 14 Results
Recent Results
All times are local
Top 14
Saturday , November 8
Oyonnax 37 - 9 La Rochelle
Clermont Auvergne 51 - 9 Stade FrancaisClermont Auvergne vs Stade Francais Report
Grenoble 34 - 30 Lyon
Bordeaux-Begles 20 - 21 Toulouse
Castres 22 - 14 ToulonCastres vs Toulon Report
Racing Metro Paris 27 - 10 Bayonne
Friday , November 7
Montpellier 10 - 25 BriveMontpellier vs Brive Report
Sunday , November 2
Toulon 61 - 28 Grenoble
Saturday , November 1
Lyon 17 - 41 Toulouse
Racing Metro Paris 17 - 21 Oyonnax
More Top 14 results
  • Top 14 Table
Overall 2014
Top 14 Table
1Clermont Auvergne1136
3Stade Francais1131
4Racing Metro Paris1129