Rattez replaces Ramos in France's Six Nations squad

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A regular pick for coach Fabien Galthie at the start of his tenure, Rattez was a notable absentee from the initial naming of the 37-strong squad.

The 28-year-old, capped eight times, will replace Ramos, with the rugby federation not specifying why he was now unavailable.

Galthie will now have only two out-and-out full-backs in the squad: Anthony Bouthier (Montpellier) and Brice Dulin (La Rochelle).

The France squad meets up on 25 January for a training camp in Nice before a scheduled kick-off of the 2021 Six Nations in Rome against Italy on 7 February (AEDT).