Pool A latest – France set for Tonga tussle
26 Sep 2011
Keo.co.za brings you the latest news from Pool A.
France set for Tonga tussle - No 8 Raphael Lakafia starts for France in their final pool match against Tonga in Wellington.
More to follow…
France - 15. Maxime Médard, 14. Vincent Clerc, 13. Aurélien Rougerie, 12. Maxime Mermoz, 11. Alexis Palisson, 10. Morgan Parra, 9. Dimitri Yachvili, 8. Raphael Lakafia, 7. Julien Bonnaire, 6. Thierry Dusautoir (c), 5. Lionel Nallet, 4. Pascal Pape, 3. Luc Ducalcon, 2. William Servat, 1. Jean-Baptiste Poux
Subs: 16. Dimitri Szarzewski, 17. Fabien Barcella, 18. Julien Pierre, 19. Imanol Harinordoquy, 20. Francois Trinh-Duc, 21. Fabrice Estebanez,
22. Cédric Heymans
Dagg set for quick recovery - Israel Dagg is expected to recover in time to be considered for selection for the All Blacks’ final pool match against Canada.
Asked if he would be fit for Sunday’s clash after sustaining a thigh injury against France, Dagg said: ‘Yes. Every day my leg is getting looser and looser. Today I had a little jog around and it felt good.’