Rugby

Trinh-Duc gets French callup

2016-02-17 16:01
Francois Trinh-Duc (Gallo Images)

Paris - Flyhalf Francois Trinh-Duc is back in France's Six Nations squad for the match against Wales in Cardiff after a lengthy absence.

The Montpellier playmaker was not chosen by Philippe Saint-Andre for the World Cup last year, while injury kept him out of the reckoning for new coach Guy Noves for the first two games of this year's Six Nations, which brought wins over Italy and Ireland.

But the 29-year-old is fully fit again and will come in as backup to Jules Plisson, who impressed in the 10-9 win over Ireland last Saturday.

Noves has named a 31-strong squad for the February 26 Wales game with loosehead prop Xavier Chiocci also earning a callup.

France squad for the Six Nations game against Wales in Cardiff on February 26:

Forwards (17): Jefferson Poirot (Bordeaux-Bgles), Xavier Chiocci (Toulon), Uini Atonio (La Rochelle), Vincent Pelo (La Rochelle), Rabah Slimani (Stade Franais), Guilhem Guirado (Toulon, capt), Camille Chat (Racing 92), Yoann Maestri (Toulon), Alexandre Flanquart (Stade Franais), Sbastien Vahaamahina (Clermont), Paul Jedrasiak (Clermont), Yacouba Camara (Toulouse), Damien Chouly (Clermont), Wenceslas Lauret (Racing 92), Loann Goujon (La Rochelle), Antoine Burban (Stade Franais), Bernard Le Roux (Racing 92).

Backs (14): Sbastien Bzy (Toulouse), Maxime Machenaud (Racing 92), Jules Plisson (Stade Franais), Franois Trinh-Duc (Montpellier), Jonathan Danty (Stade Franais), Maxime Mermoz (Toulon), Gal Fickou (Toulouse), Rmi Lamerat (Castres), Teddy Thomas (Racing 92), Virimi Vakatawa (FFR), Maxime Mdard (Toulouse), Hugo Bonneval (Stade Franais), Marvin O'Connor (Montpellier

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