Two players and two coaches tested positive just before leaving for Japan. The Toulouse pillar, Dorian Aldegheri, is forfeited.
The French Rugby Federation has announced four positive Covid cases within the France group. Laurent Labit, coach of the attack of the Blues, Shaun Edwards, coach in charge of the defense, but also the two backs Max Spring (Racing 92) and Aymeric Luc (Toulon), were tested positive and put in solitary confinement.
«The FFR Medical Committee immediately contacted the Japanese Federation to inform it and define the course of action to be taken. The people concerned will join the France group when their medical condition allows it.“, indicates the instance in a press release.
In addition, the pillar of Stade Toulousain Dorian Aldegheri (8 selections) is injured in the thigh. He is forfeited for the two test matches against the Cherry Blossoms scheduled for July 2 and 9.
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