STATEMENT: Antoine Dupont underwent surgery late last night - Ruck

STATEMENT: Antoine Dupont underwent surgery late last night

Antoine Dupont, the scrumhalf for France, recently underwent surgery due to a fractured jaw sustained during Thursday night’s victory over Namibia.

The injury occurred during a severe head-to-head collision with Namibia’s captain, Johan Deysel. Initially issued a yellow card, Deysel’s punishment was subsequently upgraded to a red card following a review by the match officials.

An FFR communication on Saturday morning read: “Following his injury contracted during the France-Namibia match, Antoine Dupont was operated on September 22 around 23:00 at the CHU Purpan in Toulouse.

” In a few days, he will be able to return to the France team in a process of gradual sports recovery and under medical supervision.”

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“Posh t***” – Owen Farrell only hated three or four rugby players

Owen Farrell, the fly-half for England, is known for fearlessly expressing his opinions, especially when it comes to someone he holds negative sentiments towards.

#1. Dave Attwood

Former England lock Attwood has opened up on the latest RugbyPass Offload about his ongoing rivalry with Owen Farrell.

He revealed: “On the pitch, I struggle a lot with Owen Farrell. We just don’t see eye to eye on a lot of things,

“He hates me with a passion. Despite my earthy roots, he thinks I am a posh c***. He hates that. I bagged rugby league once jovially. I was saying it to take the piss kind of thing, ‘a bloody sport for the peasants’. He f**kin’ hated it.”

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Dave Attwood facts:

He made 157 appearances in Blue, Black and White over an eight-year period during his first spell at Bath before returning in 2022

His debut came against Newcastle Falcons at the beginning of the 2011/12 season after arriving from Gloucester, scoring four tries in his first campaign

The lock quickly established himself as a key player in the Bath pack and excelled at international level too, with 22 of his 24 England caps coming whilst at the Re

The former England international has also played for Bristol (twice), Gloucester and Toulon during his established career