Mathieu Bastareaud is not being punished according to Philippe Saint-André despite being dropped to the bench this weekend.
France number eight Charles Ollivon has hit out at his club Bayonne after he aggravated a shoulder injury last month.
Pascal Papé faces a spell on the sidelines after being cited for his knee on Jamie Heaslip on Saturday.
Coach Philippe Saint-André has hinted at changes to France's starting XV in the wake of Saturday's Six Nations loss to Ireland.
Johnny Sexton marked his return to action with a confident display, allowing Ireland to see off a stubborn French challenge 18-11.
Eddy Ben Arous will make his first start for France in the only change for this weekend's clash with Ireland in Dublin.
During this weekend's game between Ireland and France in Dublin, Simon Zebo's father will be found in the stands wearing a France shirt....
World Rugby president Bernard Lapasset will step down after this year's World Cup to help Paris' bid for the 2024 Olympics.
Fabien Galthié is set to take Montpellier president Mohed Altrad to an employment tribunal over his suspension as director of rugby....
The cavalry returns for Ireland as they seek to beat France for the first time in the new Aviva Stadium.
Dimitri Szarzewski will join the French squad in Dublin as cover for Benjamin Kayser who is struggling with a quad injury.