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Rugby: hit in the knee, Antoine Dupont should be restored for the Six Nations Tournament


His absence for almost a month is starting to make people talk, the Toulouse staff refusing to reveal the nature of his illness. According to Midi Olympique, the scrum half and captain of the XV of France suffers from a minor knee problem.

To announce the withdrawal of his X factor for the Champions Cup match against London Wasps this Saturday – his third withdrawal in a row -, Ugo Mola had played the conspirators on Thursday.


To answer a question I don't want to answer, I'm just telling you he's hurt.

No, I won't tell you where.

But don't worry, you will know it, the France team will soon communicate.

He has little problems that are not very serious

, ”launched the Toulouse manager with an overplayed sense of drama.

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We knew that Antoine Dupont had been tired by a big flu and an indomitable oily cough in December.

Midi Olympique revealed the nature of his prolonged absence.

The scrum half of Stade Toulousain and the XV of France had to undergo an infiltration in the knee during the holidays.

A minor injury which should not mortgage his presence with the Blues for the launch of the Six Nations Tournament, February 6 against Italy at the Stade de France.

The coach, Fabien Galthié, will announce the list of 42 players selected this Tuesday around 4 p.m.

Source: lefigaro

All sports articles on 2022-01-14

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