PARIS — Toulouse flanker Yannick Nyanga has been replaced in France's 30-man training squad for the November tests by Virgile Bruni because of a groin injury.
Nyanga, who was injured over the weekend in the Top 14, underwent medical exams that ruled him out of a training camp starting on Sunday. Nyanga will be sidelined for about two weeks, the French federation said on Tuesday.
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The uncapped Bruni is one of eight Toulon players called up by France coach Philippe Saint-Andre ahead of matches against Fiji, Australia and Argentina.South African scrumhalf Rory Kockott and New Zealand prop Uini Atonio, who can qualify under the three-year residency rule, are among the players called up.
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