West focused on the end of the season

West focused on the end of the season

After leaving La Rochelle for Toulon last summer, Ihaia West could return to Charente-Maritime after just one season at Var. Before the meeting between the two squads on Saturday, New Zealand’s opening half did not want to elaborate on the topic in front of the press.

Ihaia West prefers to keep some things to himself. This Saturday, during the penultimate poster of the 24th Top 14 between Toulon and La Rochelle, New Zealand’s opening half will take part in a special meeting in more ways than one. Indeed, after four seasons in a Maritimes jersey, the Havelock North native opted to join La Rade last summer. However, for several weeks it has been announced more insistently than ever that Ihaia West will step down after one season within the RCT workforce, while his contract with the club headed by Bernard Lemaître runs until June 2025. While a contract agreement was reached between the two teams weeks ago Few, and Ihya Al-Gharbi did not escape questions about the subject during a press conference. ” I don’t want to talk about it now ’, but he emphasized in the notes I had collectedFrance Press agency.

West: “I’m here to win something”

While the end of the season promises to be intense for RCT, the New Zealand opening half maintains he doesn’t want to think about anything other than achieving his current club’s goals. ” I’m focusing on the end of the season with Toulon because we have important deadlines between the Challenge Cup final and the fight for the final stage of the Top 14.Yahya Al-Gharb told the press. Then I will focus on next season but for now I am from Toulon and I am here to win something. My goal and the club’s goal is to win two titles and why not two. Indeed, with the success it achieved this Saturday at the Orange Vélodrome against Stade Rochelais, RC Toulon can take a big step towards qualifying for the final stage of the Top 14, which will be its first since the 2017-2018 season. To this will be added a duel against Glasgow Warriors on May 19 at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin with the goal of lifting the trophy for the first time after losing four finals.

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