Antoine Dupont wasted little time in getting up and running in his first Sevens Series tournament, scoring twice to take France to the semi-finals in Vancouver.
The thrilling opening round of the Six Nations exposed a kink in rugby’s lawbook which encourages kicking tennis between two teams, first exploited by Antoine Dupont.
Antoine Dupont said on Saturday he thinks France will react in a positive way after the heavy opening Six Nations defeat to Ireland.
Gregory Alldritt will captain France in the Six Nations with regular skipper Antoine Dupont away on Olympic sevens duty, as the squad was announced on Wednesday.
France captain Antoine Dupont is expected at his first preparatory day for the Paris Olympics sevens event, the French Rugby Federation have announced.
Bryan Habana says it won’t be a walk in the park for World Cup stars like Antoine Dupont to get used to the intensity of sevens ahead of the Olympic Games.
France captain Antoine Dupont said on Monday he will have to make “sacrifices” if he is to feature for his country at next year’s Olympic Games in Paris.
France captain Antoine Dupont will sit out this season’s Six Nations to prepare for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris less than a year after the disappointment of an early World Cup exit.
France captain Antoine Dupont criticised the refereeing after the tournament hosts crashed out of the World Cup in a one-point defeat to South Africa in the quarter-finals.
France captain Antoine Dupont said on Friday the French coaching staff did not pressurise him to play in this weekend’s Rugby World Cup quarter-final against defending champions South Africa.