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Juan Smith extends Toulon deal

24th March 2014 14:02

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Juan Smith of Toulon charges

Staying in Toulon: Juan Smith

Former Springbok flank Juan Smith has extended his contract with European champions Toulon until 2016.

The 69-Test cap former Cheetahs stalwart, who is now 32, has become a regular feature in the RCT starting XV as he continues his remarkable comeback from a series of potentially career-ending Achilles tendon injuries.

Toulon dropped to second in the Top 14 standings on Friday after a narrow 22-16 loss away to new leaders Clermont, who extended their astonishing unbeaten streak on home soil to 74 games.

They host Toulouse this weekend before hosting Leinster in the Heineken Cup quarter-finals a week later.

  • Top 14 Fixtures
Forthcoming Fixtures
FixtureDetails
All times are local
Top 14
Friday , August 22
Toulouse vs CastresToulouse vs Castres Preview
Saturday , August 23
Brive vs Clermont Auvergne14:45
Toulon vs La Rochelle18:30
Montpellier vs GrenobleMontpellier vs Grenoble Preview
Bordeaux-Begles vs Racing Metro Paris18:30
Bayonne vs Oyonnax18:30
Stade Francais vs Lyon20:45
Friday , August 29
Clermont Auvergne vs Montpellier20:45
Saturday , August 30
La Rochelle vs Toulouse14:45
Lyon vs Brive18:30
More Top 14 fixtures
  • Top 14 Results
Recent Results
FixtureDetails
All times are local
Top 14
Saturday , August 16
Clermont Auvergne 30 - 26 GrenobleClermont Auvergne vs Grenoble Report
Toulouse 20 - 19 Oyonnax
Castres 22 - 25 Stade Francais
Brive 37 - 15 La Rochelle
Montpellier 16 - 19 Racing Metro ParisMontpellier vs Racing Metro Paris Report
Bordeaux-Begles 18 - 9 Lyon
Friday , August 15
Bayonne 15 - 29 ToulonBayonne vs Toulon Report
More Top 14 results
  • Top 14 Table
Overall 2014
Top 14 Table
PosTeamPPts
1Brive15
2Toulon14
3Bordeaux-Begles14
4Clermont Auvergne14
5Stade Francais14