The mainstay of Lyon, back from injury, has been summoned to prepare for the third match of the Tournament against Scotland.
The end of the tunnel. Demba Bamba (14 caps) was recalled by the staff of the XV of France for the preparation of the match against Scotland on Sunday February 28 (4 p.m.), at the Stade de France. The last selection of the right pillar of Lyon dates back to the match won against Scotland (15-22), at the end of November, during the Autumn Nations Cup. The former U20 world champion has recently experienced several physical problems, he was first hit in the neck before injuring a hamstring on his return. He had found his way back to training last week with the LOU.
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In addition, Fabien Galthié and his assistants recalled two Toulonnais: the pillar Jean-Baptiste Gros (5 sel.) And the second or third row Swan Rebbadj (1 sel.). The latter had recently been summoned, without being ultimately selected.
Sunday return to Marcoussis
At the same time, the staff of the Blues released the pillar of Racing 92, Hassane Kolingar (3 sel.), The third row of Pau, Baptiste Pesenti (2 sel.), And the pillar of Toulouse, Dorian Aldegheri (8 sel. .). The players, after four days of rest, will return to Marcoussis on Sunday.
The XV of France must face three positive cases of Covid-19: coach Fabien Galthié, forward coach William Servat and another member of the staff whose identity has not been disclosed. The players, on the other hand, have all tested negative. Next tests scheduled for Friday.