French bad luck continues
October 14, 1999
France, who are already without first choice half backs Thomas Castaignede and Phillipe Cabonneau, have now lost Carbonneau's replacement Pierre Mignoni as they prepare for their decisive pool C game against Fiji on Saturday.
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The news of James Horwill, Adam Ashley-Cooper and Dan Carter's respective transfers will open the floodgates, writes Tom Hamilton