Cyril Baille, the left pillar of the XV of France, left injured on Saturday during victory against South Africa (30-26) in Marseille, carried out analyzes “ reassuring ” compared at initial diagnosiswho ” raised fears of an inguinal hernia and the possibility of surgery “, said the French Federation (FFR), Sunday, in a press release, specifying that Baille had been immediately transferred to the hospital.
Rumors had suggested that the Toulousain was going to be operated on urgently in Marseille, it is ultimately nothing. “ Cyril Baille was back in the group after the match, added the FFR. Additional examinations will be carried out in the coming days to determine the duration of his unavailability. »
The Stade Toulousain player seems to have been injured from the start of the match. He will not be able to play the third and final test against Japan next Sunday at the Stadium in Toulouse (2 p.m.). In any case, the diagnosis is not precisely established.
Danty and Flament injured, Dupont expelled
Particularly intense, the second autumn test of the XV of France against the South African world champions did damage in the tricolor ranks. The center Jonathan Danty was victim, from the start of the match, an orbital floor fracture and second-row Thibaud Flament suffered a concussion.
The Blues should also be deprived, next Sunday for the third and last match of November against Japan, in Toulouse, of Antoine Dupont, their scrum half and captain, penalized with a red card for throwing Springbok winger Cheslin Kolbe off balance.