Hit in the ribs last Saturday during La Rochelle’s big victory against Bayonne at home, Jonathan Danty has very little chance of being recovered for the Champions Cup semi-final on April 30 against Exeter. For Sébastien Boboul, “it would take a miracle” for the international center to play the match.
La Rochelle can already prepare to face Exeter without Jonathan Danty. The Maritimes international center injured his ribs during his team’s 26-6 victory at home last Saturday against Bayonne, and it seems almost certain that he will not be able to hold his place during this half. -Champions Cup final on April 30 at the Matmut Atlantique in Bordeaux. Originally, when the former Stade Français player was injured, the two weeks before this semi-final against the British suggested that he had time to get back on his feet and therefore be able to respond to the April 30.
Unfortunately for Danty and the Rochelais, the disease suffered by the native of Paris is more complex than initially expected. What makes say today to the coach of the back lines of the European champions that the presence of Danty against Exeter in ten days would be a miracle, just that. This is also the term used by Sébastien Boboul Thursday in front of the press. “It would take a miracle (…) The downtime is longer, it’s about four weeks. »
“We may send him to Fiji”
In a joking tone, the technician even announced that Danty was going to take the first plane to Fiji. Only way to be able to cure it in time. “We may be sending him to Fiji so that he can see the healer of “Lep’s” (Levani Botia), and that he can be treated very quickly”. Having become more serious again, Boboul then expressed Danty’s feelings. “He told me that he healed quickly, we want him for him as for us. Fabien Galthié can attest to this.
Announced at first forfeit for the last 6 Nations Tournament after injuring his knee, the center of La Rochelle was finally able to take part in the competition two days from the end. This time, however, it seems that the player will have to hope for a new qualification from La Rochelle for the final if he wants to play again in the Champions Cup this season.