Dupont meeting training goals but surgeon to make call on France return

  • France captain's cheekbone injury to be assessed
  • Dupont will miss France's Pool A match against Italy

France captain Antoine Dupont is meeting his goals at training following his return to their World Cup squad after surgery on a broken cheekbone and will know on Monday if he can resume playing rugby, the team's health manager said.

The scrumhalf also passed a return-to-play protocol and will see a surgeon , who will decide whether he is allowed to engage in physical contact with other players.

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