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#Mourad Boudjellal

# mourad-boudjellal - Monday 2 December, 2019

Mourad Boudjellal sells majority share at Toulon but to remain on as club president

The 59-year-old says he is pleased to agree a deal with pharmaceuticals magnate Bernard Lemaitre.

# mourad-boudjellal - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Mourad Boudjellal no longer majority shareholder at Toulon - reports

Businessman Bernard Lemaître is believed to now own 65% of the shares in the club.

# mourad-boudjellal - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Toulon threatened with points deduction, Boudjellal fined for staunch Bastareaud defence

Defending his centre’s homophobic slur will cost the Top 14 club owner over €75,000.

# mourad-boudjellal - Monday 19 February, 2018

Formal complaint issued against Toulon president for saying EPCR chiefs have 'no morality'

Mourad Boudjellal’s comments came in response to Mathieu Bastareaud’s citing for calling an opponent a ‘f*****g f****t’.

# mourad-boudjellal - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

EPCR investigating controversial claims by Toulon president in defence of Bastareaud

Toulon and France centre Mathieu Bastereaud was cited for calling an opponent a ‘f***ing f**got’.

# mourad-boudjellal - Thursday 21 September, 2017

'It's shameful': Toulon president Boudjellal unleashes fury at props after early struggles

‘it will not bother me if he goes somewhere else.’

# mourad-boudjellal - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Toulon president suggests French rugby has a cocaine problem

Mourad Boudjellal has voiced his concerns after James O’Connor and Ali Williams were arrested in possession of the drug over the weekend.

# mourad-boudjellal - Friday 28 October, 2016

'Everything is being looked at' - IRFU open to private investment in provinces

Performance director David Nucifora is content with third-party money funding new contracts.

# mourad-boudjellal - Monday 26 September, 2016

Toulon's multi-millionaire owner is thinking of selling the Top 14 giants

“There is a strong chance that this will be my last year,” says Mourad Boudjellal.

# mourad-boudjellal - Friday 29 July, 2016

Wallabies bring Giteau back for Rugby Championship despite Toulon discontent

Mourad Boudjellal is thought to be unhappy about Test rugby taking his players from Toulon.

# mourad-boudjellal - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Boudjellal confirms Steffon Armitage request for release to England

England coach Eddie Jones has asked the openside flanker to move home.

# mourad-boudjellal - Monday 21 March, 2016

Toulon owner wants to scrap the Champions Cup, start a European Super League

Mourad Boudjellal also wants to make room in the calendar for a Club World Cup.

# mourad-boudjellal - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Mourad Boudjellal writes to the English Premiership asking if Toulon can join

The outspoken RCT president has another ambitious plan.

# mourad-boudjellal - Monday 11 January, 2016

Boudjellal comparing Quade Cooper to Jonny Wilkinson: 'It's difficult to go from foie gras to pâté'

That’s it, c’est finis. We’ll never see or hear a burn more French than this one.

# mourad-boudjellal - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

'I think rugby can thrive in the country': Boudjellal has offered Algeria a game against Toulon

The president of the European champions hopes his parents’ home nation may one day provide players to his club.

# mourad-boudjellal - Friday 11 September, 2015

'We've wasted a week with this story, I'm going to make her waste an afternoon'

Mourad Boudjellal bites back at the journalist who linked Toulon to doping.

# mourad-boudjellal - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Boudjellal produces an unbelievable response to the Toulon doping allegations

The Toulon president has invoked the spirit of Lance Armstrong.

# mourad-boudjellal - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

RTL hit back at Boudjellal and link Toulon players to growth hormones

The drama continues in Toulon…

# mourad-boudjellal - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Mourad Boudjellal vows to make Quade Cooper as broke as Greece after Toulon snub

The Toulon owner’s comments didn’t go down well with Michael Cheika

# mourad-boudjellal - Friday 24 July, 2015

Mourad Boudjellal warns internationals about missing Toulon games

‘The clubs, who pay the wages, should have their stars for the most important dates of the season.’

# mourad-boudjellal - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Toulon's owner may sue ARU for 'millions' over Quade Cooper deal

Mourad Boudjellal is not a happy man.

# mourad-boudjellal - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Toulon have confirmed the signing of world-class number eight Vermeulen

The Stormers captain will join Mourad Boudjellal’s club on a three-year contract.

# mourad-boudjellal - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Anthony Foley sounds a bit fed up at the latest round of Paulie-to-Toulon speculation

Munster coach wants Toulon “to leave our players alone.”

# mourad-boudjellal - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Toulon's owner paid a very classy gesture to Clermont fans after the Champions Cup final

See, Mourad Boudjellal isn’t completely evil.

Toulon's growing dominance and more Champions Cup talking points

Drew Mitchell’s second-half try was sublime, while both sides now look to the Top 14.

# mourad-boudjellal - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Quade Cooper is expected to be confirmed as Toulon's latest galactico

The Wallabies out-half was in Marseille on Sunday to watch RCT beat Leinster.

# mourad-boudjellal - Sunday 19 April, 2015

If people ever tell you Toulon only care about money, show them this clip

Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal’s passion for his team runs deep.

# mourad-boudjellal - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Top 14 clubs had a massive average budget of €21.2million last season

The average spend on player wages rose to €7.4million in 2013/14.

# mourad-boudjellal - Friday 17 October, 2014

Publicity-shy Toulon owner hopes to take the IRB to court

Mourad Boudjellal is still happy about paying players on international duty.

# mourad-boudjellal - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

'If we paid €1.7m for Israel Folau I'd need to be locked up' declares Toulon owner

Mourad Boudjellal has scotched reports that the Heineken Cup champions will move for the Wallabies fullback after the World Cup.

# mourad-boudjellal - Monday 30 June, 2014

Too many foreign players in the Top 14? 'Bullsh*t' says Boudjellal

The Toulon president feels the French national team’s problems are due to the lack of a game plan.

# mourad-boudjellal - Friday 23 May, 2014

Mourad Boudjellal a controversial figure, but driven by his love for Toulon

The multi-millionaire may antagonise rugby fans, but his dedication to RCT is never in doubt.

# mourad-boudjellal - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Toulon want to retire their number 10 jersey in honour of Jonny Wilkinson

The club’s president, Mourad Boudjellal, will ask the LNR for permission to take the shirt out of use.

# mourad-boudjellal - Friday 16 May, 2014

The might of Toulon stands in the way of Sexton's shot at a Top 14 title

Racing Métro face the Heineken Cup champions in this evening’s semi-final in Lille.

# mourad-boudjellal - Monday 28 April, 2014

Boudjellal: 'We make good winners because we beat a great team'

The Toulon president is delighted that RCT are France’s last representative in the Heineken Cup.

# mourad-boudjellal - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Simon Hick: Big men, big budgets -- rugby won't survive 10 years of Toulon domination

If Mourad Boudjellal’s side win a second straight European title, others will start following their gameplan.

# mourad-boudjellal - Monday 31 March, 2014

Toulon president cancels rugby friendly after Beziers vote National Front

Mourad Boudjellal has more than Leinster on his mind this week.

# mourad-boudjellal - Friday 28 March, 2014

Toulon call for French president Hollande to step in on Laporte row

Mourad Boudjellal, the Top 14 club’s controversial owner, is at it again.

# mourad-boudjellal - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Toulon sign James O'Connor on one-year deal

The versatile 23-year-old Queenslander will complete the current season with London Irish.

# mourad-boudjellal - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Biarritz player breaks hand after fight with teammate Harinordoquy

The former European giants’ Top 14 problems just got a little worse.

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