Welsh fly-half Dan Biggar has joined EPCR Challenge Cup 2021-22 runners-up RC Toulon.

The 33-year-old international has left Northampton Saints with immediate effect, switching to the south of France and RC Toulon’s Stade Mayol.

Biggar has been called up to the Welsh national squad for the November internationals but will join up with the Toulon squad after the international games.

“We are very proud of the arrival of Dan Biggar in Toulon,” said club President Bernard Lemaitre.

“He is an exceptional player, who will complete our squad as a fly-half. He can of course also play as a fullback or centre.

“Dan will bring his experience as captain of Wales to the whole team.”

Biggar has notched up 705 career points in EPCR competitions, and will be a big addition to Toulon as the team try to go one step further than last campaign and win the competition this time around.

The French side open their Pool A campaign on December 10 against Zebre Parma, at the Italian sides’ Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi.