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13th November 2013 14:08

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Yannick Nyanga France Rugby Union 2012

Yannick Nyanga: Misses out

France boss Philippe Saint-André has trimmed his squad to the matchday 23 for Saturday's clash with Tonga in Le Havre.

Forwards Yannick Nyanga, Antonie Claassen and Alexandre Flanquart are the unlucky ones and join Florian Fritz, Yoann Huget, Wenceslas Lauret and Jean-Marc Doussain who were also cut from the squad earlier on Wednesday.

Saint-André will make his team announcement on Thursday.

France squad:

Forwards (13): Vincent Debaty (Clermont), Yannick Forestier (Castres), Benjamin Kayser (Clermont), Dimitri Szarzewski (Racing-Métro), Nicolas Mas (Montpellier), Rabah Slimani (Stade Français), Yoann Maestri (Toulouse), Pascal Papé (Stade Français), Sebastien Vahaamahina (Perpignan), Thierry Dusautoir (Toulouse, captain), Bernard Le Roux (Racing-Métro), Fulgence Ouedraogo (Montpellier), Damian Chouly (Clermont).

Backs (10): Jonathan Pélissié (Montpellier), Morgan Parra (Clermont), Frederic Michalak (Toulon), Remi Talès (Castres), Mathieu Bastareaud (Toulon), Gael Fickou (Toulouse), Wesley Fofana (Clermont), Maxime Médard (Toulouse), Sofiane Guitoune (Perpignan), Brice Dulin (Castres).

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