Through Clement Mazella
This weekend, the XV of France lost one of his family on the occasion of the 8e Top 14 day. The pillar of La Rochelle, Uini Atonio, injured, said package for the gathering of the Blues in Marcoussis in order to prepare theFall Nations Series. During this international period, France will face Argentina (November 6), Georgia (November 14) and the All Blacks (November 20).
Atonio (31 years old; 37 caps) has passed exams and suffers from a “muscle injury”, as the FFR indicates in its press release. The pillar of maritime law scored a try against Toulon on Sunday evening (58e minute) and came out in stride, apparently due to a muscle glitch. Which has been confirmed.
Dorian Aldegheri is selected in the group of 42 players of the #XVdeFrance following the package of Uini Atonio.
– France Rugby (@FranceRugby) 25 October 2021
Dorian Aldegheri back in blue
In order to compensate for this absence, the management of the Blues decided to call in reinforcement the Toulouse Dorian Aldegheri (28 years old; 8 selections). This is the 11e Toulousain present in the list of 42 players of the XV of France selected for these November tests.
XV of France. The list of 42 for the fall tests
First row: Baille (Toulouse), Gros (Toulon), Paiva (UBB), Marchand (Toulouse), Barlot (Castres), Mauvaka (Toulouse), Hounkpatin (Castres), Bamba (Lyon), Aldegheri (Toulouse).
Second row: Geraci (Lyon), Flament (Toulouse), Le Roux (Racing 92), Taofifenua (Lyon), Willemse (Montpellier), Vanverberghe (Castres), Verhaeghe (Montpellier).
Third row: Alldritt (La Rochelle), Jelonch (Toulouse), Cros (Toulouse), Cretin (Lyon), Woki (UBB), Diallo (Racing 92), Macalou (Stade Français).
Hinge: Dupont (Toulouse), Lucu (UBB), Couilloud (Lyon); Ntamack (Toulouse), Jalibert (UBB), Hastoy (Pau).
Center: Fickou (Racing 92), Vakatawa (Racing 92), Moefana (UBB), Danty (La Rochelle), Vili (Clermont).
Winger / Back: Rattez (Montpellier), Penaud (Clermont), Lebel (Toulouse), D. Taofifenua (Racing 92), Jaminet (Perpignan), Dulin (La Rochelle), Ramos (Toulouse), Buros (UBB).
Embarrassed in recent months by calf concerns, Aldegheri resumed competition in early October 2021, and has just completed 3 matches, including two as the holder (Pau and Lyon). “He’s a player who now has great mobility for a straight pillar, while retaining his quality in melee and in combat. What he demonstrated last year was really interesting, ”said Toulouse forward coach Jean Bouilhou a short time ago.
During the 2021 6 Nations Tournament, Aldegheri took part in 2 matches, against Italy and England. Atonio’s package is the second for the XV of France, who has already lost winger Gabin Villière.
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