Virus-hit France get Six Nations go forward

Virus-hit France get Six Nations go ahead

2021-02-24 20:30:11

Scotland’s Six Nations conflict with France will happen as deliberate in Paris this weekend after the Stade de France showdown had been thrown into main doubt by a COVID-19 outbreak in Les Bleus squad.

After a contemporary spherical of damaging take a look at outcomes, France have now been given the go forward to host Gregor Townsend’s squad, the match organisers introduced on Wednesday.

The information will come as a aid to the Scottish Rugby Union, who feared they might be compelled to do with out 10 of Townsend’s high stars if the sport was postponed till subsequent week.

France’s outbreak has compelled quite a few their high stars into quarantine, together with star halfback and 2020 participant of the championship Antoine Dupont and captain Charles Ollivon.

However the French Rugby Federation confirmed the newest spherical of assessments has returned no additional optimistic instances.

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