MIDOL INFO – According to our information, Racing 92 player Cameron Woki has suffered a scaphoid injury, will be out for at least seven weeks and will therefore miss the entire 6 Nations tournament. This one couldn’t have started worse.
It’s a huge blow that France’s XV has just suffered this morning: as the Blues gather on Sunday 22 January to prepare in Capbreton (Landes) for the 2023 6 Nations Tournament, which kicks off on 5 February in Rome, Fabian Galthie and his employees have just learned that Cameron Wokitheir indispensable number 4 for more than a year, was lost to the competition.
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Struck with a scaphoid during the last Champions Cup match between Racing 92 and Harlequins, the Ile-de-France player therefore ended this meeting with courage, stealing a decisive ball at the end of the game from the English, but with a bruised body : Woki, who is undergoing surgery in Paris this week, will, according to our information, be absent for the next seven weeks, which makes his participation in the old Tournament impossible.
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Now that the bad news is out, who will replace Cameron Woki in the cage next door Paul Willemseeven though Emmanuel Meafou in competition? By all logic it is Toulousein Thibaud Flament, used at No. 5 during the November tour, who will slide into a position that is apparently no longer his. Although injured since the end of December in a shoulder, he should return this weekend against Munster. Decided, the tournament has not yet started, that the physical faults are connected in the French group…