Marcoussis (France) (AFP)

The 31 players summoned in Blue by Fabien Galthié to prepare for the match against Wales lived a second full day on Tuesday, between intense sessions and meetings around the living and playing environment.

The latecomers arrived Monday, the XV of France was able to get down to business on Tuesday with a rather intense first training session: the players were divided into two groups, one in the field, the other in the hall. bodybuilding, before moving on to individual meetings with the staff.

In the afternoon, after a session of treatments and massages, the players spoke of "the living and playing environment", dear to Fabien Galthié.

They end the day with a new treatment session, just after the rally's first press conference.

The Blues are gathered in Marcoussis until Saturday, before facing Wales on October 24, in a preparation match.

Fabien Galthié and Raphaël Ibanez will announce on Thursday the list of 23 players selected to challenge the XV du Leek, the Blues' first match since a defeat in Scotland (28-17), on March 8 in the Tournament.

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