Matt Toomua, Rebels captain and Wallabies player, renewed contract with the Australian franchise until the end of 2023, after what will be the World Cup in France that same year.
In this way, the opening, who finished as the top scorer of points with James O’Connor in Super Rugby Australia, signed the extension of their bond in the run-up to the start of the Trans-Tasman Super Rugby.
“Matt is a huge part of our club and culture here at the Rebels. He has done a fantastic job as captain this season and we are delighted to have him on board for two more years. He is a leader of the Rebels in all areas of our club and his reinstatement shows great faith in our rugby program and in the great group of players we have now and that we are lined up for next year, ”said Baden Stephenson, CEO. by Rebels.
For his part, Toomua was happy about the renovation: “I am very excited to re-commit to Melbourne Rebels and Rugby Australia. We are building something special in the Rebels and it’s great to be a part of it along with the rest of the team. Like our fans, I was disappointed with how we ended up in the AU Super Rugby season and we can’t wait to come out really strong this Saturday against the Blues and play to our potential. “