France stick with similar squad for Fiji in Autumn Nations

France coach Fabien Galthie saved religion with the vast majority of the squad that beat Eire within the ultimate recreation of the delayed Six Nations as he named a 28-man group Monday for the Autumn Nations opener towards Fiji.

Scrum-half Baptiste Serin and back-rower Francois Cros have been omitted as a result of harm with Lyon’s Baptiste Couilloud, Bordeaux-Begles lock Cyril Cazeaux and Stade Francais centre Julien Delbouis all referred to as up.

Racing 92 hooker Teddy Baubigny, Toulouse prop Dorian Aldegheri and Bordeaux flanker Cameron Woki are additionally included for the November 15 match in Vannes.

Woki had been chosen for the Six Nations warm-up win over Wales final month however was compelled to drag out for medical causes.

France simply missed out on a primary Six Nations title in a decade regardless of a 35-27 win over Eire in Paris on Saturday, a consequence which topped England on factors distinction.

Gamers are solely allowed to seem in three of the six matches within the prolonged autumn Take a look at window beneath an association agreed by the French rugby league (LNR) and the French rugby federation (FFR).

Consequently, numerous modifications will should be made for the second match of the event towards Scotland in Edinburgh on November 22.

France host Italy on November 28 and can then play a ultimate match to find out their total place the primary weekend of December.

The Autumn Nations Cup was created to interchange the November Assessments that have been cancelled as a result of coronavirus pandemic.

Fiji’s Rugby Union introduced earlier Monday that six members of their squad had examined optimistic for Covid-19.

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