Habana seeks contract renewal at Toulon

by AFP

South African winger Bryan Habana is in talks to extend his contract with French Top 14 club Toulon, the player said Wednesday.

Habana said he hoped to stay at the three-time European champions but nothing had been decided as yet.

"I am in talks with (club president) Mourad (Boudjellal) and the club and it is not decided yet but I hope it will be done between now and the end of January, beginning of February," he said.

"I have loved the last three and a half years.

I love the club, the town is very beautiful and I have made a lot of friends. - Bryan Habana

We have won a lot of titles as well."

Habana, 33, has helped the club to two European titles and the Top 14 championship since he joined Toulon in 2013.

Meanwhile elswhere in France, veteran South Africa full-back Gio Aplon committed his future to Grenoble with a new three-year deal on Wednesday, despite the Top 14 club flirting with relegation.
Aplon scores a try for Grenoble. Photo: Getty ImagesThe 34-year-old, who played 17 times for the Springboks, has been at Grenoble since 2004.

Grenoble are currently second from bottom of the Top 14, nine points from