No new virus cases in France Six Nations camp ahead of Scotland decision

By AFP 9m in the past

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PARIS – The coronavirus-affected France Six Nations camp reported no additional constructive exams ahead of Wednesday’s decision on the destiny of their sport in opposition to Scotland this weekend.

Sunday’s match in Paris was positioned in doubt after 15 gamers and workers together with captain Charles Ollivon and coach Fabien Galthie contracted the virus following the February 14 win in opposition to Ireland in Dublin.

The French Rugby Federation confirmed that there had now been no extra cases from exams carried out on Monday and Tuesday.

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“Tests will be conducted daily up to the France-Scotland game on Sunday,” the FFR mentioned.

Joining Galthie and Ollivon in being compelled to self-isolate had been seven different gamers figuring in France’s opening wins in opposition to Italy and Ireland.

The Six Nations Testing Oversight Group (TOG) is reviewing the state of affairs relating to the match on Wednesday night.

If it will get the go-ahead France can be lacking greater than half their first staff as they aim their first title since 2010.

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Scotland centre Chris Harris mentioned on Tuesday he could be “devastated” if it had been to be postponed and he was recalled for membership obligation.

Harris is amongst greater than 10 Scotland gamers who might miss the Paris conflict if match organisers pushed it again for per week.

Galthie’s males prime the championship desk after brushing apart Italy 50-10 after which scraping previous Ireland 15-13.


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