France Star Ruled Out Of Entire Six Nations Campaign

Jason Hennessy

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We reported yesterday that flanker Louis Picamoles was set to miss this weekend’s game against Ireland but it’s now been confirmed he will miss the remainder of the RBS 6 Nations entirely.

The powerful number eight was forced off in the early stages of his side’s narrow 23-21 win over Italy at the Stade de France with a hamstring injury.

Picamoles absence will be a boost for Ireland as they prepare to travel to Paris on Saturday, just six days after their bruising 16-16 draw with Wales. Picamoles has been replaced in Guy Noves’s squad by Bordeaux-Begles number eight Loann Goujon.