Fabien Pelous and Uga Mola take over at Toulouse

Guy Noves’s departure to France job sees new management and coaching combination

Toulouse have appointed former captain Fabien Pelous and Uga Mola to spearhead their new management and coaching team following the confirmation that Guy Noves will take over from Philippe Saint Andre as French coach following the World Cup on November 1st.

Pelous will take up a role as sporting director with responsibility for development and signings while Mola will preside over a coaching team that includes assistants William Servat and Jean Baptiste Elissalde.

The club also confirmed that Imanol Harinordoquy has signed a contract extension while scrumhalf David Mele will join for the club from the Leicester Tigers. Toulouse are in Ulster's pool in next season's Champions Cup.

John O'Sullivan

John O'Sullivan

John O'Sullivan is an Irish Times sports writer