Six Nations: France v Scotland in doubt as hosts report five new Covid positives

Six Nations: France v Scotland in doubt as hosts report five new Covid positives

The Guardian

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  • Captain Charles Ollivon among latest players to test positive
  • Nine of France’s 23-man squad for Ireland game have withdrawn

Five more France players including the captain, Charles Ollivon, have tested positive for Covid-19, raising serious concerns over the Six Nations match against Scotland in Paris on Sunday.

Replacements have been summoned and the squad will be tested every 24 hours with a view to returning to training on Wednesday, but the fixture on Sunday has to be considered a doubt as the outbreak in the French camp continues to grow.

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