After Romain Ntamack, the starting opener of the XV of France in preparation match it is the turn of the captain and star player of the team, Antoine Dupont, to join the infirmary (zygomatic-maxillary fracture). The parallel between the two stories is surprising. Both players were injured in games they weren't supposed to play. A poor performance of the reserve team of the week contenders (defeat against Scotland on August 5 and small victory against Uruguay on September 14) forced the coach of the XV of France to review his plans. If the fate of the opening half has been sealed for several weeks, concerning the captain of the blues, the duration of the unavailability is not yet known. The hope of seeing him return for the semi-finals exists, but is very reliable.
A zygomatic-maxillary fracture is a serious lesion, reacts Dr. Jean Chazal, neurosurgeon and former president of the medical commission of the ASM Clermont Auvergne. It's a region...
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