France call up O’Connor


France have called up Montpellier back Marvin O’Connor to replace the injured Benjamin Fall.

O’Connor will now link up with the rest of the France squad for their latest Six Nations training camp from January 25 to 27.

He has previously represented both France U19s and France Sevens, and is the son of a former Australian rugby league international.

The 24-year-old started his professional career with Grenoble before joining Bayonne and then Montpellier.

France squad for the Six Nations

Forwards: Eddy Ben Arous, Jefferson Poirot, Guilhem Guirado (c), Camille Chat, Rabah Slimani, Uini Atonio, Yoann Maestri, Paul Jedrasiak, Sébastian Vahaamahina, Alexandre Flanquart, Wenceslas Lauret, Yacouba Camara, Kevin Gourdon, Louis Picamoles, Antoine Burban, Damien Chouly.

Backs: Sébastian Bézy, Morgan Parra, Maxime Machenaud, Jean-Marc Doussain, Jules Plisson, Alexandre Dumoulin, Wesley Fofana, Gaël Fickou, Jonathan Danty, Rémi Lamerat, Marvin O’Connor, Hugo Bonneval, Maxime Médard, Scott Spedding, Virimi Vakatawa.