Planet Rugby

Allan extends Perpignan stay

17th December 2013 06:26

Share:

SKY_MOBILE Tommaso Allan Italy

Tommaso Allan: Signed a two-year deal

Italy pivot Tommaso Allan's good showings in the Top 14 has earned himself a two-year contract extension from his club Perpignan.

The 20-year-old - born in Italy to a Scottish rugby playing father and an Italian mother - has become Perpignan's first choice fly-half having started the campaign third in line.

However, first choice Camille Lopez is out for the rest of the season with ruptured cruciate ligaments and Welsh international James Hook has been deployed mostly at full-back.

Allan, who played for Scotland at every youth level before opting to play for the Italy senior team, earned a rave review from Perpignan manager Marc Delpoux regarding his performance in Saturday's 18-17 defeat by Irish province Munster in their Heineken Cup clash in which he scored 12 points although he also missed several penalties.

"For a lad that the majority of you (journalists) didn't even know he existed a year ago, his performance wasn't just good, it was extraordinary," said Delpoux.

  • Top 14 Fixtures
Forthcoming Fixtures
FixtureDetails
All times are local
Top 14
Saturday , May 3
Toulouse vs Grenoble15:00
Toulon vs Stade Francais15:00
Montpellier vs Racing Metro Paris15:00
Clermont Auvergne vs Perpignan15:00
Bordeaux-Begles vs Biarritz15:00
Bayonne vs Castres15:00
Brive vs Oyonnax15:00
More Top 14 fixtures
  • Top 14 Results
Recent Results
FixtureDetails
All times are local
Top 14
Saturday , April 19
Oyonnax 19 - 19 ToulouseOyonnax vs Toulouse Report
Perpignan 31 - 46 ToulonPerpignan vs Toulon Report
Biarritz 19 - 13 Brive
Stade Francais 37 - 23 Bordeaux-Begles
Grenoble 21 - 21 Bayonne
Racing Metro Paris 22 - 6 Clermont AuvergneRacing Metro Paris vs Clermont Auvergne Report
Friday , April 18
Castres 22 - 15 MontpellierCastres vs Montpellier Report
Saturday , April 12
Bordeaux-Begles 20 - 22 ToulonBordeaux-Begles vs Toulon Report
Perpignan 22 - 12 Oyonnax
Bayonne 24 - 19 Stade Francais
More Top 14 results
  • Top 14 Table
Top 14 Table
PosTeamPPts
1Toulon2574
2Montpellier2571
3Clermont Auvergne2569
4Racing Metro Paris2569
5Castres2566