France coach Fabien Galthie was pressured to defend himself on Thursday towards accusations that he was a part of his group’s Covid outbreak.
After naming his aspect to face England, Galthie got here below hearth for breaking the squad’s strict bubble to observe his son play rugby.
Galthie and 12 gamers examined constructive earlier than France’s recreation towards Scotland was delayed.
France coach Fabien Galthie was pressured to defend himself for his or her coronavirus outbreak
‘We respect the Covid-19 protocol as finest as doable. France could be very uncovered, zero danger doesn’t exist,’ mentioned Galthie.
‘You settle for and hearken to criticism. It’s a part of our state of affairs.’
Final week, an inside investigation by the French Rugby Federation cleared him of accountability for the outbreak.
Saturday’s recreation at Twickenham will likely be France’s first fixture for a month. Matthieu Jalibert has been named at fly-half forward of the returning Romain Ntamack.