France's Six Nations match against Scotland in Paris will go ahead on Sunday as planned after the hosts reported no further positive COVID-19 tests for a second consecutive day, organisers said on Wednesday.
France's Six Nations game against Scotland this weekend hangs in wait following 10 positive coronavirus tests among players and staff, a decision is expected on Wednesday.
France's star scrum-half Antoine Dupont and four other first-team players who tested positive for COVID-19 are out of the squad for next Sunday's Six Nations match against Scotland.
French players Antoine Dupont, Gabin Villiere and Mohamed Haouas have all returned positive COVID-19 tests ahead of their Six Nations clash against Scotland.
The FFR announced that forwards coach William Servat had returned a positive COVID-19 test, a day after head coach Fabien Galthie also tested positive.
France's bid to end a more than decade-long Six Nations title drought picked up further steam with a scrappy 15-13 victory over injury-hit Ireland on Sunday.
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France coach Fabien Galthie made two changes from the team who beat Italy for their Six Nations clash against Ireland at the Aviva stadium on Sunday.
Billy Burns and Jamison Gibson Park have replaced the injured Johnny Sexton and Conor Murray for Ireland's Six Nations clash with France on Sunday at the Aviva in Dublin.
New Zealand scrum-half Aaron Smith described his France counterpart Antoine Dupont as the world's top rugby player on Wednesday.
France got their Six Nations title bid off to the perfect start with a crushing 50-10 bonus point victory over a youthful Italy side in the championship opener in Rome on Saturday.
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Franco Smith has named a relatively inexperienced side for Italy's opening Six Nations game against France on Saturday, with 10 of the starting XV having less than 10 caps.
Fabien Galthie has named a more experienced side compared to last year's Six Nations for his side's opening game against Italy at the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday.
The Six Nations is set to go ahead in full after France eased its strict COVID-19 quarantine protocols for the annual tournament.
France are to cut their Six Nations squad from 37 to 31 players as they set up a bubble to avoid COVID-19 contamination, the French league and federation said on Saturday.
The French government said it needs guarantees from England and Ireland that it is safe for the national rugby union team to travel for Six Nations matches.
French rugby federation president Bernard Laporte remains optimistic that the Six Nations will go ahead as scheduled despite the COVID-19 crisis.
The French sports ministry has recommended that European rugby union games against British clubs be postponed amid the COVID-19 crisis in a blow to the Champions and Challenge Cups, and the Six Nations.
France fly-half Romain Ntamack could miss the start of the Six Nations after suffering a double jaw fracture that requires surgery.
England's last-gasp win against France in the Autumn Nations Cup was a fitting end to a bizarre year of Test rugby, writes Tom Hamilton.
England won the Autumn Nations Cup final in the most dramatic circumstances on Sunday, as Owen Farrell landed a "golden point" penalty in extra time to secure a 22-19 victory.
England prop Mako Vunipola has been ruled out of the Autumn Nations Cup final against France at Twickenham on Sunday due to a calf injury.
France coach Fabien Galthie named an inexperienced and youthful team as expected to face England in the final of the Autumn Nations Cup.
Anthony Watson will replace injured Bath teammate Jonathan Joseph on the wing for England's clash France in the Autumn Nations Cup final on Sunday.
- Tries Scored1st 9 Tries
- Points Difference= 1st 42 points