The Toulouse opener suffered a double fracture of the jaw against the UBB. More serious for the number 8 Lyon, hit in the knee and whose season is over.
Sunday, during the poster at the top against the Union Bordeaux-Bègles, Romain Ntamack was hit in the face in the first half, forced to leave the field before resuming his place. In the 67th minute, another shock – with the Girondin center Pablo Uberti – forced him to give up his place definitively. Bloody mouth. The worst was to be feared …
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And the verdict fell on Monday. The international opener of Stade Toulousain, Romain Ntamack, announced it himself on account Twitter : he suffers from a double fracture of the jaw and will be removed from the field “several weeks”. “The exams show a double jaw fracture. I will have to undergo an operation and be away from the field for a few weeks, ”he said.
His participation in the first match of the Six Nations Tournament against Italy on February 6 is highly compromised. Among the Blues, a package from Toulouse for the start of the rally would offer the opportunity to Bordeaux’s Matthieu Jalibert to show himself in the wake of the Autumn Nations Cup. He replaced Ntamack, hit in a thigh, for the trip to Scotland (22-15) and then followed up against Italy and England.
End of season for Bastareaud
Another hard blow, on the side of Lyon this time. In the match lost Sunday in Brive (12-8), the third center line of LOU, Mathieu Bastareaud (32), was hit in the knee. A serious injury since, according to information from the Progress, he suffers from a ruptured quadriceps tendon of the left knee. The regional daily indicates that the season of the former French international is already over because he will have to be operated. In addition, the Rhone opener Jonathan Wisniewski suffers from a severe sprained right ankle and undergoes additional examinations on Monday.