Racing 92 Virimi Vakatawa's center officially replaces Geoffrey Doumayrou in the XV de France group selected to prepare for the World Cup, which he will join in Nice on Wednesday, coaching announced on Tuesday.
Vakatawa (27, 17 sel.), Who was waiting for medical exams following a calf injury, will return to the Blues for the first time since the 2018 Six Nations Tournament. had been more successful, disappointing with his former winger post after a promising international debut (five tries in 2016).
The former Septister, who replaces in the group of 37 Doumayrou, injured with an Achilles tendon, should be too fair for the trip to Edinburgh on Saturday against Scotland and postulate for the last preparation match at the World Cup (20 September). November 2), August 30 against Italy at the Stade de France.
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