France vs Scotland postponed after new Covid case

New positive is 14th case in French camp since Ireland match; France were due to host Scotland in their next Six Nations match in Paris on Sunday; Six Nations organisers had given game go ahead on Wednesday

Last Updated: 25/02/21 12:35pm

France coach Fabien Galthie was among those who tested positive last week
France coach Fabien Galthie was among those who tested positive last week

France’s Six Nations clash against Scotland in Paris on Sunday has been postponed after a new coronavirus case was recorded in the French camp.

The decision comes after France suspended training on Thursday when a fresh Covid-19 positive was returned among their players. The squad is now isolating.

On Wednesday, Six Nations organisers had given the go ahead for Sunday’s match against Scotland in Paris to take place, despite 13 positive results recorded in the French camp in the past week.

But after a meeting of the Six Nations committee on Thursday, that decision was reversed.

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