France suffered a double blow less than a month before the hosts open the World Cup against New Zealand.
Romain Ntamack scored a superb late try as Toulouse beat La Rochelle in the French Top 14 final on Saturday to claim a record-extending 22nd domestic crown.
France flyhalf Romain Ntamack says Ireland are “comfortable favourites” for Saturday’s predicted Six Nations title decider with Ireland in Dublin.
Romain Ntamack will start France’s Autumn Nations Series opener with Australia this weekend despite last playing for his club in September.
Romain Ntamack was on Monday included in France’s 42-strong squad for the upcoming internationals against Australia, South Africa and Japan.
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.
In the fourth of a six-part series, SA Rugby magazine’s writers pick their world team of the year, based on performances throughout 2021.
Will Jordan has included two senior Springboks among the five toughest opponents he faced while playing for the All Blacks this year.
Romain Ntamack will partner scrumhalf Antoine Dupont for France in their World Cup opener against Argentina in Tokyo on Saturday.
Junior staff writer DYLAN JACK pokes fun at rugby’s crazy underbelly.