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France scrumhalf Dupont tests positive for COVID-19 - French federation

France scrumhalf Dupont tests positive for COVID-19 - French federation

FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - Six Nations Championship - Ireland v France - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - February 14, 2021 France's Antoine Dupont during the warm up before the match Pool via REUTERS/Brian Lawless

REUTERS: France scrumhalf Antoine Dupont has tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of a Six Nations game against Scotland, the French rugby federation (FFR) said on Friday.

All the players in the 31-man squad were tested and so far 11 had tested negative, with Dupont the only one to return a positive test, it said.

The other results were not yet known.

France play Scotland at the Stade de France on Feb. 28.

(Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Clare Fallon)

Source: Reuters

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