Emile Ntamack, the Toulouse wing, and Richard Dourthe, the Stade Francais centre, win Five Nations recalls in a 22-man squad. Arthur Gomes is likely to be the new full-back, while two more Stade Francais regulars, Franck Comba and Thomas Lombard, are also in the frame. The pack, though, has a familiar look to it. Only Sylvain Marconnet, the brilliant Stade Francais prop, is threatening to distrupt the status quo.
n Bob Dwyer will shortly sign an extension to his contract with Bristol, the Allied Dunbar Premiership Two leaders, that will see him remain as Director of Rugby until the end of the 2001-02 season.Reuse content