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Toulon sign French international hooker

16th November 2013 06:38

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Moving down the coast: Guilhem Guirado

Reigning Heineken Cup champions Toulon have announced the arrival of French international hooker Guilhem Guirado from Top 14 rivals Perpignan.

The 27-year-old, who has 18 caps fo France, has signed a two-year contract starting from the 2013-14 season.

Guirado will succeed Sebastian Bruno, who is set to retire, and will compete with former Sharks hooker Craig Burden for a place in the starting XV.

The 105kg hooker is just the latest signing for Toulon, who have also signed Mamuka Gorgodze and re-signed Xavier Chiocci, Josua Tuisova and Steffon Armitage.

Guirado, won the Top 14 title in 2009 with Perpignan, for whom he has made 30 Heineken Cup appearances.

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