Richard Cockerill joins Toulon staff four days after Leicester sacking

• Former hooker joins on short-term deal until end of 2016-17 season
• Cockerill will work under head coach Mike Ford at French club

Richard Cockerill has joined the three-times European Cup winners Toulon’s coaching staff, just four days after being sacked by Leicester. The former England hooker has joined the Top 14 giants on a deal to run until the end of the season, at the request of their head coach, Mike Ford.

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