Stade Français decimated by injuries

Date published: October 30 2015

Defending Top 14 champions Stade Français are set to be without French international loose forward Antoine Burban for a month.

Burban, who is suffering from a serious ankle sprain, joins a long list of injured players across the team in Paris. Stade Français are currently wallowing in 12th position on the table ahead of this weekend's trip to Agen.

"In the front-row, Aled de Malmanche is injured," said director of rugby Gonzalo Quesada.

"In the second-row, (Hugh) Pyle is doubtful and (Gerhard) Mostert has been sick for ten days. He has a serious case of pneumonia.

"In the back-row, Sergio Parisse is healing his calf injury and Raphael Lakafia has hurt his ankle.

"Amongst the backs Djibril Camara is doubtful, Waisea is injured and Julien Dupuy is also in the infirmary"