France wing Vincent Rattez has been ruled out for the rest of the Six Nations after sustaining a broken leg against Italy on Sunday.
The 27-year-old Rattez, who started in Les Bleus’ two opening Tests as a result of Damian Penaud’s injury-enforced absence, played a starring role in both their victories over England and Italy.
Unfortunately, it was confirmed on Tuesday that Rattez will miss the rest of the tournament after suffering a broken fibula in the closing moments of the match against Stade de France in Paris.
France have since recalled three players – Penaud, Virimi Vakatawa and Camille Chat – to their squad in the lead-up to their third game against Wales in Cardiff next week.
Much like Penaud, Vakatawa and Chat missed two opening rounds due to injury.
Forwards – Cyril Baille, Demba Bamba, Camille Chat, Jean-Baptiste Gros, Mohamed Haouas, Julien Marchand, Jefferson Poirot, Bernard Le Roux, Boris Palu, Romain Taofifenua, Paul Willemse, Gregory Alldritt, Dylan Cretin, Francois Cros, Charles Ollivon (c), Cameron Woki.
Backs – Antoine Dupont, Baptiste Serin, Matthieu Jalibert, Romain Ntamack, Gael Fickou, Virimi Vakatawa, Arthur Vincent, Gabriel Ngandebe, Damian Penaud, Teddy Thomas, Anthony Bouthier, Thomas Ramos.
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