The Romanians called on centers Alexandru Bucur and Mihai Graure and fly-half Luca Nichitean to compensate for three withdrawals.
Romania, which will face Scotland in Villeneuve-d’Ascq in Pool B of the Rugby World Cup on Saturday, announced on Tuesday that it had called up three new players, centers Alexandru Bucur and Mihai Graure and fly-half Luca Nichitean to compensate for three withdrawals. in its workforce.
The heavy defeat against South Africa (76-0) nine days ago left its mark in the ranks of the Chênes. Center Taylor Gontineac, who plays in Rouen (Pro D2), was the victim of a posterior dislocation of the right shoulder and a fracture of the posterior glenoid, said the Romanian Federation.
Opener Hinckley Vaovasa, interesting in the first match lost against Ireland (82-8), suffers from his left shoulder (affected labrum) while center Gabriel Pop was hit in the ribs, an injury requiring a period of rest of several weeks.
To replace them, coach Eugen Apjok called on three players playing in Romania: centers Alexandru Bucur (29 years old) from Timisoara and Mihai Graure (20 years old) from Dinamo Bucharest, as well as opening midfielder Luca Nichitean (24 years) of Baia Mare.
Furthermore, the 3rd line center and captain Cristi Chirica and the flanker Vlad Neculau, who felt abdominal muscle tension, should be able to hold their place against the Chardon XV. Uncertainty finally hangs over the presence during this match of fly half Tudor Boldor, who is recovering from an acromioclavicular disjunction in his left shoulder.