France suffers a loss of weight to face the decisive match of the Six Nations next Saturday against the pointer Ireland. Teddy thomas suffered a hamstring injury and was called up instead Matthieu Jalibert.
After last weekend’s victory against Wales, in Saint-Denis by 38-21, France climbed a place in the world ranking that places it in fifth place. In an official statement, the FFR reported that the Racing 92 back (20 tests) suffered “a hamstring injury” and it was specified that “he will not be available for a period to be determined.
Thomas was not on the Parisian squad during the recent Champions Cup final, but Fabien Galthié used him in last Saturday’s game against Wales. Now he will be replaced in the squad of 31 players by Union Bordeaux-Bègles player Matthieu Jalibert (21 years old, 5 internationals).