30th November 2019, 13:08 | Toulouse
Toulouse Olympique have confirmed a number of contract extensions ahead of the 2020 Betfred Championship season.
Bastien Ader will move into his ninth season with Toulouse having racked up over 150 appearances for the Championship side.
Ader said: “I am very happy to stay at the club. After this frustrating season, I cannot wait for the Championship to start and do my best to help reach the goal of the team: The Super League.”
Toulouse have also announced that powerful forward Patrick Vaivai will be a part of Sylvain Houles’ side for the upcoming campaign.
Vaivai said: “Re-signing at Toulouse Olympique was not a difficult decision to make. I feel good in this club and Toulouse and I cannot leave the work unfinished. We have a Super League promotion to pick up.
Anthony Marion – who has been at the club since 2014 – will also remain with the French side for the 2020 season along with Maxime Puech, Paul Marcon, Justin Sangaré, Ben Evans and Tony Maurel.
Toulouse Olympique begin their 2020 Betfred Championship campaign at home to York City Knights on Saturday 1st February.