Rugby World Cup 2015: France's Yoann Huget out with injury

Yoann Huget
Yoann Huget plays at wing or full-back for Toulouse
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France wing Yoann Huget has been ruled out of the World Cup after injuring his knee in the 32-10 win against Italy on Saturday.

Huget, 28, who is capped 41 times, damaged cruciate ligaments in his right knee during the Pool D opener.

"Big thoughts to Yoann Huget," tweeted coach Philippe Saint-Andre. "Exemplary player. Great lad. We are all with you, get well soon!"

Remi Lamerat or Maxime Medard are expected to be named as a replacement.

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