Yohann Huget’s season is officially over. Seriously injured on Saturday night against Racing 92, the Toulouse winger, who had announced that this season would be his last, was operated on Monday for a ruptured Achilles tendon.
Yoann Huget (33) had announced for a while that this season would be the last for him. On the other hand, he had not planned to draw his reference prematurely. Seriously injured in the right leg against Racing 92 last Saturday, The Stade Toulousain winger underwent surgery on Monday for a ruptured right Achilles tendon, his club said in a tweet on Monday marking the end of the French international’s career with 62 caps.
As feared on Saturday the Rouge et Noir and the double champion of France with Toulouse (in 2008 and 2019) while the circumstances of the injury of the player, struck down just before the return to the locker room on a ball sprint in hand along the sideline, left little optimism, Huget will not see the rest of the exercise, and in particular this final phase that Toulouse is preparing to enter in the shoes of leader of the classification at the end of the regular season . But without the native of Pamiers, who had let it be known last November that he would not compete for the year too much after fifteen years certainly at the highest level but also to suffer from numerous injuries, especially at the level of this same tendon of Achilles who forced him to retire faster than he initially thought.
Huget, from dream to nightmare …
“I like to transmit in the competition, we transmit like that, but if it is to transmit by seeing other players pass me in front and hang on, that’s not how I see the sport from above level ”, had notably dropped as part of the Channel Rugby Club sure Canal Plus the winger twice quarter-finalist (in 2015 and 2019) of the World Cup with the Blues. The Toulousain passed through Bayonne and Agen before returning to the Ville Rose club, where he began his professional career in 2005, was then announced in La Rochelle and Bayonne. He had preferred to stay in his favorite club, thinking at the time that he could hang up in the most beautiful of dreams on a third title of champion of France under the colors of Toulouse. From the dream, Huget, who remained on the ground for long minutes on Saturday before being taken in charge by the emergency services, unfortunately passed into a nightmare. Sad ending.