France call up O’Connor for Six Nations

Marvin O'Connor has been called into the France squad

France have called Montpellier winger Marvin O’Connor in their Six Nations training squad following an injury to Benjamin Fall.

Twenty-four-year-old O’Connor has played for France in Sevens but until now have not been called into the full international 15 man squad.

O’Connor is the son of an Australian rugby league player who transferred to France and has also played for his country at youth level.

The squad, the first one named by new national coach Guy Noves, will gather Sunday at the French rugby training centre near Paris to begin preparations for France’s Six Nations opener against Italy on February 6.

France Six Nations Squad

Forwards (16):

Eddy Ben Arous (Racing 92), Jefferson Poirot (Bordeaux-Bègles), Uini Atonio (La Rochelle), Rabah Slimani (Stade Français), Guilhem Guirado (Toulon, cap.), Camille Chat (Racing 92), Yoann Maestri (Toulon), Alexandre Flanquart (Stade Français), Sébastien Vahaamahina (Clermont), Paul Jedrasiak (Clermont), Yacouba Camara (Toulouse), Damien Chouly (Clermont), Wenceslas Lauret (Racing 92), Louis Picamoles (Toulouse), Antoine Burban (Stade Français), Kevin Gourdon (La Rochelle).

Backs (15):

Sébastien Bézy (Toulouse), Morgan Parra (Clermont), Maxime Machenaud (Racing 92), Jules Plisson (Stade Français), Jean-Marc Doussain (Toulouse), Jonathan Danty (Stade Français), Alexandre Dumoulin (Racing 92), Wesley Fofana (Clermont), Gaël Fickou (Toulouse), Rémi Lamerat (Castres), Marvin O’Connor (Montpellier), Virimi Vakatawa (FFR), Maxime Médard (Toulouse), Hugo Bonneval (Stade Français), Scott Spedding (Clermont)

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