London – France coach Fabian Guilty fears the players will lose their way in the Rugby World Cup as they begin their 16-match defense of the Six Nations title with the countdown to the global final in Paris on October 28.
The French domestic season is long and Calde is without many key players in the Six Nations, which is the last stage before hosting the World Cup in eight months.
Jonathan Tandy, Cameron Fouque and Cabin Villiers are all absent for extended periods, while first-choice players Beto Moaga, Jean-Baptiste Grosz and Maxime Losseau are all absent from the Six Nations’ eight-match new squad.
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