Top 14: “Living without Antoine Dupont”, Stade Toulousain wants to turn the page

Present at a press conference before the Oyonnax reception this Saturday (5 p.m.), Clément Poitrenaud spoke about the absence of Antoine Dupont. The latter was summoned by France 7 for the next two stages of the HSBC Sevens Series 2024 in Vancouver and Los Angeles, with the plan to compete in the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

It’s not just the XV of France who must do withoutAntoine Dupont ! If he was able to benefit from it after the World Cup, the Toulouse Stadium has in fact said goodbye to his star, who will fly to Canada and the United States to play his first matches with France 7.

“Antoine was obviously an undeniable asset in these first two meetings, but…”

Obviously, the Toulouse Stadium must adapt, even if he is used to it during this period of 6 Nations Tournament. « Antoine was obviously an undeniable asset in these first two meetings. We saw the influence he was able to have. Now, we are also used to doing without Antoine during these periods. It starts today » explained at a press conference Clement Poitrenaudcoach of the Toulouse back lines.

“It’s not a problem because Baptiste Germain and Paul Graou are there to replace him, even Arthur Retière”

« I want to say that it’s not a problem because Baptiste Germain and Paul Graou are there to replace him, or even Arthur Retière. We will obviously miss him but, at the same time, we have to know how to live without Antoine ” has followed Poitrenaudon the eve of the match between the Toulouse Stadium. Note thatAntoine Dupont is not the only Toulouse resident currently absent, since Cyril Baille, Dorian Aldegheri, Julien Marchand, Peato Mauvaka, François Cros et Thomas Ramos are with the XV of France.

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