Six Nations: France scrum-half Antoine Dupont assessments optimistic for coronavirus


Dupont seems set to overlook France’s Six Nations sport towards Scotland

France scrum-half Antoine Dupont has examined optimistic for Covid-19, simply over every week earlier than the Six Nations assembly with Scotland in Paris.

Dupont, Six Nations participant of the yr in 2020, missed the wins over Italy and Eire with a hamstring drawback.

The French Rugby Federation introduced his optimistic check on Friday, with 11 different gamers testing destructive.

All members of the 31-man squad have been examined, with the opposite outcomes not but identified.

Head coach Fabien Galthie and assistant William Servat examined optimistic earlier this week and have been isolating.

French well being minister Olivier Veran introduced on Thursday that anybody testing optimistic would wish to stay out of contact with others for 10 days, up from seven.

A alternative for Lyon ahead Dupont has but to be named, with France recalling tighthead prop Demba Bamba following damage.

Les Bleus, high of the Six Nations desk and aiming for a primary title since 2010, have made two different squad modifications, with Toulon duo Jean-Baptiste Gros and Swan Rebbadj additionally included.

Dorian Aldegheri drops out following Bamba’s return, with Baptiste Pesenti and Hassane Kolingar the others making manner.

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