Six Nations: Ibrahim Diarra called up by France to replace injured Antoine Burban

Last Updated: 03/02/14 6:00pm

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Philippe Saint-Andre: Called up Ibrahim Diarra

Philippe Saint-Andre: Called up Ibrahim Diarra

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Castres flanker Ibrahim Diarra has been called in to the France squad to face Italy in the Six Nations on Sunday.

Diarra replaces Antoine Burban, who suffered a hamstring injury during the dramatic 26-24 win over England on Saturday.

The 30-year-old has only one cap to his name, which came back in 2008 against this weekend's opponent.

His addition takes Philippe Saint-Andre's squad back up to 30, which will be whittled down to 25 on Wednesday.

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