France have been dealt a major blow to their Six Nations hopes on Saturday after centre Wesley Fofana ruptured an achilles.
His partnership with Clermont teammate Rémi Lamerat was a major success for France during the November Tests, making his injury a potential disaster two weeks ahead of the Six Nations for France head coach Guy Novès.
More to follow.
— ASM Rugby (@ASMOfficiel) January 21, 2017
Clermont announce that Fofana will miss the Six Nations after rupturing an Achilles. Disaster for France – magnificent player.
— Chris Foy (@FoyChris) January 21, 2017
Wesley Fofana’s injury sounds very serious. Achilles tendon. Clermont boss Franck Azema: “It does not look good at all.”
— Ben Coles (@bencoles_) January 21, 2017