French players and staff all test negative for coronavirus ahead of Scotland game decision


The French Rugby Federation has confirmed that there have been no further positive tests for Covid-19 among its team of players or behind-the-scenes staff as they continue preparations for this Six Nations game. weekend against Scotland in Paris.

The players who tested positive were all replaced in the 31-man squad.

Six Nations officials said over the weekend that they were confident the match in Paris would go ahead.
Scotland warned on Monday that a delay could affect the availability of their own players.
“Any postponement will have an impact on the players’ release agreement in place with the clubs, which could see more than 10 Scottish players unavailable for selection if the match is reorganized,” the Scottish Rugby Union posted on Twitter.
“We will work closely with our Six Nations counterparts to make the case that this week’s game takes place, if it is medically safe to do so.
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