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Fofana's Six Nations farewell ruined

By Tom Webber
France’s Wesley Fofana

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Wesley Fofana has been denied a Six Nations farewell in France’s match against Italy on Saturday due to injury.

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Clermont Auvergne centre Fofana reportedly sustained an injury during training on Friday and has been replaced in the starting XV by Geoffrey Doumayrou.

The 31-year-old, who will retire from international rugby after this year’s World Cup, started Les Bleus’ opening 24-19 defeat against Wales but has not featured in the Six Nations since.

France will hope to round off a disappointing campaign with a win in Rome as they look to beat Scotland to fourth place, with Italy already consigned to the wooden spoon.

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