Rugby World Cup: England’s strong message to Dupont

Injured against Namibia, Antoine Dupont remains very uncertain for the rest of the World Cup. Although his package has not been recorded, the captain of the Blues raises many concerns. And even on the side of the English rival, we deplore the injury of the scrum half.

This is a new tile for the XV of France. Already faced with an avalanche of injuries, the Blues Are lost Antoine Dupont Thursday facing the Namibia. Victim of a maxillo-zygomatic fracture, the captain of Blues was operated on Friday evening. “ Following his injury contracted during the France-Namibia match, Antoine Dupont underwent surgery on September 22 around 11 p.m. at the Purpan University Hospital in Toulouse. In a few days, he will be able to return to the French team in a process of progressive sporting resumption and under medical supervision. “, as indicated by the FFR in a press release. His package is therefore not news but his absence arouses emotion in the oval planet, even in England.

“World-class players like him get back on their feet very quickly”

Kevin Sinfieldthe coach in charge of the English defense, hopes thatAntoine Dupont will quickly return to competition. In any case, he seems quite confident about his ability to recover. “ At this point in time, it’s disappointing for the competition, but we have no doubt he will come back. We have already seen players play with facial fractures and I think he will be up and available very quickly. World class players like him get back on their feet very quickly and I’m sure he is doing everything in his power “, said Kevin Sinfield at a press conference on Friday. The English scrum half Danny Care is even more complimentary about Dupont.

“For the World Cup, we want to see the best, and Antoine is the best player in the world”

« I observed the way they (the French, editor’s note) played last night and Dupont’s explosiveness. He is truly exceptional. For the World Cup, we want to see the best, and Antoine is the best player in the world », conceded Danny Care. This should please Antoine Dupont.

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