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Ireland's fullback Robbie Henshaw is tackled during the Six Nations international rugby union match against France February 13, 2016

Ireland's fullback Robbie Henshaw is tackled during the Six Nations international rugby union match against France February 13, 2016

Ireland's fullback Robbie Henshaw is tackled during the Six Nations international rugby union match against France February 13, 2016 (AFP Photo/THOMAS SAMSON)

Ireland's fullback Robbie Henshaw is tackled during the Six Nations international rugby union match against France February 13, 2016

RugbyUnion - Read out of All Blacks finale against Wales

New Zealand's captain Kieran Read poses prior to a friendly rugby union international Test match between France and New Zealand All Blacks at The Stade de France stadium, in Saint-Denis, on the outskirts of Paris, on November 11, 2017. (AFP Photo/FRANCK FIFE)

Rugby Union - Former All Black McAlister joins Clermont as injury cover

Bordeaux Begles' Argentine prop Francisco Gomez Kodela (R) vies with Toulouse's New Zealand fly-half Luke McAlister during the Top 14 rugby match Bordeaux-Begles versus Toulouse at the Chaban-Delmas stadium on October 24, 2015 in Bordeaux, southwestern France. Union Bordeaux-Begles defeated Stade Toulousain 12-10. AFP PHOTO / JEAN PIERRE MULLERBordeaux Begles' Argentine prop Francisco Gomez Kodela (R) vies with Toulouse's New Zealand fly-half Luke McAlister during the Top 14 rugby match Bordeaux-Begles versus Toulouse at the Chaban-Delmas stadium on October 24, 2015 in Bordeaux, southwestern France. Union Bordeaux-Begles defeated Stade Toulousain 12-10. AFP PHOTO / JEAN PIERRE MULLER (AFP Photo/JEAN PIERRE MULLER)

Autumn Internationals - France vs South Africa

Rugby Union - Autumn Internationals - France vs South Africa - Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France - November 18, 2017 South Africa's Eben Etzebeth warms up before the match REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Rugby Union - Kiwi Ensor stars as Stade edge Oyonnax in thriller

Stade Francais's New Zealander fullback Tony Ensor kicks the ball during the French Top 14 rugby union match between Bordeaux-Begles and Stade Francais on September 9, 2017 at the Chaban-Delmas stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France. (AFP Photo/NICOLAS TUCAT)

Autumn Internationals - France vs South Africa

Rugby Union - Autumn Internationals - France vs South Africa - Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France - November 18, 2017 France coach Guy Noves REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

France's rugby team head coach Guy Noves looks on during the warm up session prior to a rugby union international match against South Africa at State de France stadium in Saint Denis , outside Paris, France, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

France's Anthony Belleau scores a try during a rugby union international match against South Africa at State de France stadium in Saint Denis , outside Paris, France, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

South Africa's celebrate their 18-17 victory over France during a rugby union international match at Stade de France stadium in Saint Denis , outside Paris, France, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

France's Nans Ducuing, right, is tackled by South Africa's Malcom Marx, right, and South Africa's Handre Pollard, left, during a rugby union international match at State de France stadium in Saint Denis , outside Paris, France, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

South Africa's Dillyn Leyds scores a try as France's Geoffrey Doumayrou, left, holds on during a rugby union international match at State de France stadium in Saint Denis , outside Paris, France, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

France's rugby team head coach Guy Noves looks on during the warm up session prior to a rugby union international match against South Africa at State de France stadium in Saint Denis , outside Paris, France, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

South Africa's Jesse Kriel, center, is tackled by France's Geoffrey Doumayrou, left, and Mathieu Bastareaud during a rugby union international match at Stade de France stadium in Saint Denis , outside Paris, France, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

South Africa's Eben Etzebeth, top, is tackled by France's Paul Gabrillagues during a rugby union international match at State de France stadium in Saint Denis , outside Paris, France, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

Autumn Internationals - France vs South Africa

Rugby Union - Autumn Internationals - France vs South Africa - Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France - November 18, 2017 South Africa players celebrate victory after the match REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Autumn Internationals - France vs South Africa

Rugby Union - Autumn Internationals - France vs South Africa - Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France - November 18, 2017 South Africa's Francois Louw in action with France's Sebastien Vahaamahina REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Autumn Internationals - France vs South Africa

Rugby Union - Autumn Internationals - France vs South Africa - Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France - November 18, 2017 France's Nans Ducuing in action REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Autumn Internationals - France vs South Africa

Rugby Union - Autumn Internationals - France vs South Africa - Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France - November 18, 2017 South Africa's Jesse Kriel in action REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Autumn Internationals - France vs South Africa

Rugby Union - Autumn Internationals - France vs South Africa - Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France - November 18, 2017 France's Anthony Belleau scores their first try REUTERS/Christian Hartmann TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Autumn Internationals - France vs South Africa

Rugby Union - Autumn Internationals - France vs South Africa - Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France - November 18, 2017 France's Louis Picamoles in action with South Africa's Malcolm Marx REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Autumn Internationals - France vs South Africa

Rugby Union - Autumn Internationals - France vs South Africa - Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France - November 18, 2017 South Africa players celebrate victory after the match REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Autumn Internationals - France vs South Africa

Rugby Union - Autumn Internationals - France vs South Africa - Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France - November 18, 2017 Referee Nigel Owens watches over the scrum REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

South Africa's Tendai Mtawarira, center, and Wilco Louw, left, is tackled by France's Paul Jedrasiak during a rugby union international match at State de France stadium in Saint Denis , outside Paris, France, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

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