France scrum-half Antoine Dupont

Rest week turns sour for France as Antoine Dupont falls victim | James Harrington

What should have been a decent rest week for France’s Six Nations squad after two wins from two, including a first victory in Dublin since 2011, turned increasingly sour after an outbreak of Covid-19 hit the camp.
Late Saturday afternoon, news came out of French rugby headquarters at Marcoussis that lineout coach Karim Ghezal was the fourth member of the staff to test positive for Covid-19. With Fabien Galthie and William Servat already isolating, it leaves France’s coaching team stretched with just Laurent Labit and Shaun Edwards available to lead training sessions next week.
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