11:36 pm – 22 February, 2021
Called to join a group of France preparing for the Scottish reception, Baptiste Pesenti has tested positive for Kovid-19. The health status in Marcoussis is worrying. Roxana Marciniu summoned Bernard LaPorte and the Six Nations committee will meet on Wednesday to discuss the continuation of the next match.
The list of 31 players selected for the match between France and Scotland will have to be revised. one more time. Integrated into the France group after discovering five cases of Kovid-19 on Monday morning, Baptiste Pesenti will not get a chance to set foot in the lawns of the Stade de France this Sunday. The last test in Pau with his club was positive according to Rabbi. The second line will be kept in isolation and seized for the third day of the six-nation tournament. FFR should soon reveal the identity of its replacement. Provided that there is a match.
The certainty of the weekend is no longer solidified as six new contenders were discovered within the players who were initially selected to welcome the XV dudon. Facing this massacre, the Six Nations Committee may be forced to act. In a statement, the body announced that it would rule on Wednesday. ” The Six Nations Test Oversight Group (TOG) will meet again on the evening of Wednesday 24 February to review the situation. The France-Scotland match will be decided. Ensuring the health and safety of all players and employees is our number one priority. If the decision was to go in the direction of a postponement, the match would be scheduled for the earliest possible date. The six nations wish all affected sportsmen, coaches and staff to be healthy soon. »
Roxana Marciniu talks to Bernard LaPorte
At the same time, Scotland announced its willingness to move the game forward in time, especially to avoid controversy with clubs with international releases. Discussion may be lively in the coming days. FFR may find itself under obligation to be accountable. Not for his next adversary, nor for the Six Nations Committee, but for the government. Team It is revealed that Roxana Marciniu spoke with Bernard LaPorte. The Sports Minister would have asked for a daily statement of the results of the France group. With this request, she wants to verify compliance with the health requirements prepared by the authorities. A watchdog that adds slightly more pressure to an XV in France where health conditions are more and more stressful.
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