Liam Williams France coach questions Biggar selection after two head injuries

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2019 Rugby World Cup quarter-final: Wales v France
Venue:Oita Stadium, Oita PrefectureDate:Sunday, 20 OctoberKick-off:08:15 BST
Coverage:Full commentary on every Wales game across BBC Radio Wales and Radio Cymru, BBC Radio 5 Live and Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, plus text updates on the BBC Sport website and app.

France coach Jacques Brunel says Wales fly-half Dan Biggar would not be allowed to play in the World Cup quarter-final under concussion rules in French rugby’s Top 14 league.

Biggar is fit for Wales to play France on Sunday despite two head injuries.

“Everyone takes their responsibilities,” said Brunel.

“[In] the French Top 14, under FFR rules, sustaining two concussions automatically means three weeks out with the protocol applied there.”

Brunel added: “So he wouldn’t have been able to play. That’s all I have to say about that.”

Brunel was responding to questions about Biggar and ex-Wales captain Sam Warburton recently criticising French rugby for not taking concussion seriously.

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