Toulon's backline could be unstoppable next season after they signed these two wrecking balls

They also announced who will succeed Bernard Laporte as coach from 2016.

Toulon added a whole lot of power to their backline today.
Toulon added a whole lot of power to their backline today.
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LAST WEEK FRENCH rugby was firmly focused on Racing Metro as they announced their post-World Cup signing of Dan Carter. Many people joked that Toulon would hit back with a few transfers of their own because their owner Mourad Boudjellal can’t stand not being the centre of attention.

Those hunches have proven right as France Eurosport say Boudjellal has confirmed that bulldozing inside centre Ma’a Nonu will join after the World Cup in December. Also, it was announced that former Italian international and Stade Francais out-half Diego Dominguez will take over from Bernard Laporte in the summer of 2016.

Scarily, there was more, as Toulon have also captured Clermont’s Fijian flyer Napolioni Nalaga. Nalaga and Nonu are two of the most destructive runners in world rugby so it is slightly frightening to think what Toulon’s backline might look like after the World Cup.

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