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Census Johnston called up by Samoa for World Cup

Census Johnston gets call up to play for Samoa in RWC. Photo: Getty Images

Census Johnston gets call up to play for Samoa in RWC. Photo: Getty Images

Census Johnston has been called up to Samoa’s World Cup squad after Leicester’s Logovi’i Mulipola was forced to pull out through injury.

The 34-year-old signed a contract extension at Toulouse before calling time on his international career in April, with reports suggesting he came to the decision in a bid to safeguard his future at the French club.

However, he then changed his mind to play in the historic Test against New Zealand on July 8, when the All Blacks made their first appearance in Samoa.

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Masilevu magic stuns Toulouse

Brive halfback Jean Baptiste Pejoine attacks against Tolouse. Photo: Skysports

Brive halfback Jean Baptiste Pejoine attacks against Toulouse. Photo: Skysports

A sublime piece of skill from Fijian Benito Masilevu allowed Brive to escape with a 26-19 win over Toulouse.

The former Sevens star stunned the visitors with seven minutes remaining after they had fought back from a ten-point deficit to draw level.

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