Rugby

Dusautoir misses RWC warm-up

2015-08-17 12:55
Thierry Dusautoir (Getty)

Marcoussis - France captain Thierry Dusautoir, sidelined with a knee injury, will miss Saturday's Rugby World Cup warm-up against England at the Stade de France, coach Philippe Saint-Andre revealed on Monday.

The 33-year-old flanker, who sat out Saturday's 19-14 loss to the world Cup hosts at Twickenham, "will be at 100 percent on September 5" assured Saint-Andre, the date of France's final World Cup warm-up against Scotland.

Dusautoir suffered from severe bruising of the knee from training 10 days ago.

The World Cup begins on September 18 with the final on October 31 at Twickenham.

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