SPORTS France rugby captain Ollivon among five new Covid cases: federation

SPORTS

France rugby captain Ollivon among five new Covid cases: federation

AFP

18:43, February 22, 2021

In this file photo taken on March 7, 2020 France's captain Charles Ollivon attends a press conference on the eve of the Six Nations international rugby union match between Scotland and France at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh. (Photo: AFP)

France captain Charles Ollivon was among five players on Monday ruled out of this weekend's Six Nations clash against Scotland after testing positive for COVID-19.

The French rugby federation announced Ollivon, Cyril Baille, Peato Mauvaka, Romain Taofifenua and Brice Dulin have been withdrawn from the squad after contracting the virus. The new cases take the total number in the France camp to 14, including coach Fabien Galthie and scrum half Antoine Dupont.

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