FRANCE – Total players currently injured: 9
Morgan Parra – Knee injury suffered against the Ospreys last week may rule him out of France’s opening fixtures with Ireland and Scotland.
Fabien Sanconnie – Sprained his knee at the start of January, leaving him in doubt to start the tournament for France.
Loann Goujon – On his way back from a hamstring injury and could return by the beginning of February.
Gabriel Lacroix – Rising star on the wing for La Rochelle ruptured his ACL against Ulster and is out for the season.
Camille Lopez – France’s number one fly-half broke his ankle back in October and is not due back until April.
Judicael Cancoriet – Ankle injury will keep the young and talented Clermont back-row out for two months.
Charles Ollivon – Favourite of former coach Guy Noves is out for the season with a fractured shoulder blade.
Damian Penaud – Talented centre ruled out for three months in the middle of December after fracturing his foot.
Wesley Fofana – Herniated disc was confirmed at the end of December, ruling the France veteran out for three months.