February 25, 2021, 22:31

Antoine Dupont: France scrum-half tests positive for coronavirus

Antoine Dupont: France scrum-half tests positive for coronavirus

France scrum-half Antoine Dupont has tested positive for coronavirus

France scrum-half Antoine Dupont has tested positive for coronavirus.

The French Rugby Federation confirmed the news in a statement of Friday and said Dupont is currently asymptomatic.

Of the 12 tests carried out on Friday morning, only Dupont tested positive.

The 11 players who have tested negative are Dorian Aldegheri, Julien Marchand, Peato Mauvaka, Cyril Baille, Dylan Cretin, Charles Ollivon, Anthony Bouthier, Louis Carbonel, Romain Taofifenua, Paul Willemse, Arthur Vincent.

  • France 6N squad isolating after three staff test positive

France’s Six Nations squad are currently in isolation after three members of the management team tested positive for coronavirus – including head coach Fabien Galthie – earlier this week.

Assistant coach William Servat became the third member of staff to test positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday, with one other unnamed person having returned a positive test.

Galthie initially recorded ‘an unproven case’ and was re-tested on Tuesday, with that test coming back positive.

France lead the Guinness Six Nations Championship following victories over Italy and Ireland. Their next game is against Scotland in Paris on February 28.

Source: skysports.com

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