The Rouge et Noir, who returned to training two weeks ago, will have to start their season without Cyril Baille. Indeed, on his Instagram account, the pillar of Toulouse and the XV of France, author of a great Six Nations Tournament, announced his operation by publishing a snapshot of him, on a hospital bed, with the caption: “Intervention. Thanks to Dr Reboul and his whole team.
For the moment, the nature of his injury and his duration of unavailability have not been communicated. L’Equipe speaks of an absence of ten weeks. However, during this period, Stade Toulousain can count on Rodrigue Neti and David Ainu’u to replace him.
Ugo Mola’s men, eliminated in the semi-finals last season by Castres, will start the Top 14 against Union Bordeaux Bègles, with a trip to Chaban Delmas on September 4.