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Watch: Chris Ashton Continues His Fine Form For Toulon With Another Pre-Season Try

Former England international Chris Ashton completed a move to French giants Toulon this summer having agreed on a deal to leave Saracens last October.

RCT are beginning to ramp up their preparations for the new campaign with a number of pre-season friendlies across France having toured Argentina in recent weeks.

Ashton has certainly hit the ground running in his first games at his new club with some fine showings since making the move across the channel.

Richard Cockerill’s side faced a Pumas Development XV last Friday in their final game in South America and the Englishman notched his first try in a Toulon shirt thanks to a darting run through the heart of the opposition defence.

The Wigan-born winger followed that with another impressive display back on European shores with a fine score against Clermont Auvergne on Friday evening.

Check it out below.

Toulon will continue to work towards full match fitness with another game at their famed Stade Mayol next Friday. Lyon will make the daunting trip south on that occasion.

Ashton made over 100 appearances for Sarries having joined them in 2012 after an excellent spell at Northampton. He was pivotal in a number of key victories for England at that time and amassed 53 caps in just four years.

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