Teams have been released for this weekend’s European Challenge Cup games, which includes the match between London Irish and Edinburgh.
The Ligue National de Rugby has said that Top 14 games postponed due to Covid-19 outbreaks will be caught up on during the 2022 Six Nations.
Toulon president Bernard Lermaitre has labelled Eben Etzebeth a “handicap” saying the Bok is expensive and repeatedly unavailable.
The Top 14 clashes between Montpellier and Toulouse, and La Rochelle and Toulon, are threatened with postponement due to Covid outbreaks.
France captain and back-row Charles Ollivon will not be back to full fitness in time for the Six Nations, according to boss Fabien Galthie.
Union Bordeaux Begles opened up a five-point lead in the French Top 14 table after Toulouse slipped to a 16-13 defeat at Clermont Auvergne.
Springbok winger Cheslin Kolbe is grateful to be back on the field after a long injury lay-off that kept him off the field for four long months.