Rugby-Wilkinson extends Toulon contract for further two years

Reuters

Mon, 27 Dec 17:15:00 2010

England flyhalf Jonny Wilkinson has extended his contract with Toulon until 2013, the French Top 14 club said on its website on Monday (www.rctoulon.com).

"This Monday, December 27, 2010 early in the afternoon, flyhalf Jonny Wilkinson, the England international, extended his contract with Toulon for two seasons," the statement said.

Wilkinson, 31, who moved to Toulon from Newcastle last year, missed the November internationals through injury and last started a match for England nine months ago.

The Rugby Football Union has said it will not pick anybody playing overseas after next year's World Cup.

 

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