France captain Antoine Dupont was named as the Six Nations Player of the Championship on Friday after leading Les Bleus to a Grand Slam.
Antoine Dupont has been cleared to lead a depleted France into Six Nations battle against Wales in Cardiff on Friday.
France suffered a scare ahead of Friday’s Six Nations clash with Wales as captain Antoine Dupont left training with his left arm bandaged and an ice pack wrapped round it.
France kicking coach Vlok Cilliers believes Cheslin Kolbe’s versatility makes him as “special” as the world’s best player, Antoine Dupont.
France captain Antoine Dupont has urged his side to guard against complacency after they moved within two matches of a first Six Nations title and Grand Slam since 2010.
Antoine Dupont said France will not talk about their chances of a Six Nations Grand Slam until they’ve dealt with the threat posed by Scotland in the next round.
Ronan O’Gara has hailed France scrumhalf Antoine Dupont as the world’s “most dangerous” player in the build-up to the blockbuster Six Nations clash between France and Ireland in Paris on Saturday.
France’s head of performance Thibault Giroud said on Thursday he expects captain Antoine Dupont to feature against Italy in the Six Nations this weekend despite playing just once in the past seven weeks.
World Player of the Year Antoine Dupont and his Toulouse halfback partner Romain Ntamack have been called up to the France squad after testing negative for coronavirus.
France head coach Fabien Galthie said on Wednesday captain Antoine Dupont is “doing well” after contracting coronavirus and is likely to feature in next month’s Six Nations openers.