The staff of the XV of France announced the 14 players made available to the clubs for the 9th day of Top 14.
This Wednesday evening, the staff of the XV of France announced the names of the 14 players released and made available to clubs for the 9th day of Top 14.
Among the 14 players who will leave Marcoussis, a few surprises. Jonathan Danty, released for family reasons, nor Alivereti Raka who was making a comeback. Seven forwards and seven three-quarters make up this list of released players.
We find all the executives of the XV of France among the 28 Blues remaining at the CNR. Antoine Dupont, appointed captain for the November tour, obviously present, just like his predecessor Charles Ollivon.
Teammate of Antoine Dupont in club, Romain Ntamack, who has not played for more than a month is also present. None of the nine selected Toulouse was released. Léo Berdeu and Clément Castets are the only players with no cape, who are applying for France-Australia.
Sunday evening, the staff will recall 14 players to return to 42 for training in Marcoussis. Before deciding next Thursday by announcing the 15 holders, the 8 substitutes and the 5 substitutes for the first test of the November tour against the Wallabies, on Saturday November 5 (9 p.m.) at the Stade de France.
The forwards selected for France-Australia:
Gregory Alldritt, Uini Atonio, Pierre Bourgarit, Clement Castets, Sipili Falatea, Thibaud Flament, Mohamed Haouas, Anthony Jelonch, Sekou Macalou, Julien Marchand, Peato Mauvaka, Charles Ollivon, Dany Priso, Yoan Tanga, Romain Taofifenua, Paul Willemse, Cameron Woki . . . .
The three-quarters selected for France-Australia:
Pierre-Louis Barassi, Léo Berdeu, Antoine Dupont, Gaël Fickou, Matthieu Jalibert, Matthis Lebel, Maxime Lucu, Yoram Moefana, Romain Ntamack, Damian Penaud, Thomas Ramos.