Video. “The absence of Anthony Jelonch highlights François Cros even more”

Video. “The absence of Anthony Jelonch highlights François Cros even more”
Video. “The absence of Anthony Jelonch highlights François Cros even more”

Voted best player in the semi-final against Harlequins, François Cros once again showed that he was one of the best third lines on the planet. Whether with the Blues or with Toulouse, the absence of Anthony Jelonch highlights his shadow work even more.

It is no longer possible to say “François Cros is underrated” as the Toulouse third line is now in the spotlight. Following on from a truly successful 6 Nations Tournament, it continues to amaze with each of its outings. Less spectacular than many of the players around him in the Rouge et Noir squad, he shines with his efficiency in the shadows, the “dirty work”. An aspect of the game that Anthony Jelonch was particularly fond of, still recovering from his cruciate ligament rupture.

From then on, François Cros worked a little for two and it showed. In any case, this is what our journalists underline in The Third Half. And as Anthony Jelonch will not be back before next season, Toulouse have every interest in seeing their international flanker maintain this level of play at least until the end of June…

Relive the show in full here.

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