New positive is the 14th case in French squad since Ireland match; France are due to host Scotland in their next Six Nations match in Paris on Sunday; SIx Nations organisers had given game go ahead on Wednesday.
Last Updated: 25/02/21 9:10am
France have suspended training and their squad is isolating after a fresh Covid-19 positive was returned among their players.
The French Rugby Federation (FFR) are in contact with Six Nations organisers, who on Wednesday had given the go ahead for Sunday’s match against Scotland in Paris to go ahead despite 13 positive results recorded in the French camp in the past week.
The positive case has forced the entire France squad into isolation.
A short statement said: “Following the RT-PCR tests carried out on Wednesday February 24 and the appearance of a positive case within the squad of players, the FFR Medical Committee met this morning and decided to suspend training today.”
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