Olly Ashall-Bott commits long-term future to Toulouse

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Toulouse full-back Olly Ashall-Bott has signed a new deal that will see him stay with the relegated Super League side until at least the end of 2026.

The 24-year-old has scored seven tries in 24 appearances for Toulouse since arriving from Huddersfield earlier this year.

Ashall-Bott said: “I am really happy to stay in Toulouse for the next four years.

“I will give everything for my team-mates and I hope to help put the club back in its place in the Super League.

“I wanted to thank the whole TO XIII for giving me the chance to extend my experience in France.”

Toulouse president Bernard Sarrazain said: “Obviously we’ve all been amazed by Oliver’s level this year and I’m convinced he’s going to improve further. 

“I am very happy and very grateful that he is taking part in our project. We are counting on him to become a leader on and off the pitch.”

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More on Olly Ashall-Bott

The 5ft 9in full-back was born and raised in Widnes. He came through the ranks at his hometown club, making 15 first team appearances between 2018 and 2019.

Ahead of the 2020 season, Ashall-Bott signed for London Broncos, who were a full-time squad at the time. However, he only made one appearance for the capital club before the season was cancelled due to the pandemic. He then joined Salford on loan for a short period, as the Super League was still being played.

Ashall-Bott linked up with Huddersfield in 2021, making 10 appearances for the Giants. He even had a short stint on loan with Wakefield during that season.

Ashall-Bott has really found his feet at Toulouse. He impressed for in Super League during what was a tough season for Toulouse, who suffered relegation back to the Championship.

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