The Fédération Française de Rugby and the Ligue Nationale de Rugby reached an agreement regarding the staff that will represent France at Six nations starting next weekend. The 31 players called up will stay within the health bubble in the selected team and will not be able to return to their clubs until the tournament ended on March 20. Situation similar to the one they experienced The Pumas in Australia for him Three Nations,
The entities released the following statement: “The health situation linked to the Covid19 pandemic requires taking new measures that limit the risks associated with the movement of players entering and leaving the concentration of the selected team of France during the tournament period Six nations. Therefore, at the request of the FFR, the FFR and the LNR They have agreed to provide a pool that will remain at 31 players starting the week of January 31 and throughout the contest period. “
“Adjustments will continue to be possible within this group of 31 players, particularly in the event of injury to one of them. Any new player will join the group under the conditions defined by the“ Covid19 ”medical protocol established by the Six Nations Committee, In order to preserve the bubble of France. To make this change a reality, the parties signed a new amendment that modifies, for the 2020/2021 season, the amendment signed on January 4 “, concludes the information provided by the French entities.
Final squad of France for the Six Nations:
Forwards: Dorian Aldeghri, Cyril Baille, Pierre Bourgarit, George Henri Colombe, Jean Baptiste Gros, Mohamed Haouas, Julien Marchand, Peato Mauvaka, Killian Geraci, Bernard Le Roux, Baptiste Pesenti, Romain Taofifenua, Paul Willemse, Grégory Alldritt, Dylan Cretin, Anthony Jelonch , Charles Ollivon and Cameron Woki.
Backs: Baptiste Couilloud, Antoine Dupont, Baptiste Serin, Louis Carbonel, Matthieu Jalibert, Pierre Louis Barassi, Gaël Fickou, Arthur Vincent, Damian Penaud, Teddy Thomas, Gabin Villière, Anthony Bouthier and Brice Dulin.