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He was left out of the three-Test series against New Zealand in June with head coach Philippe Saint-Andre explaining the player needed a rest after a long season with Montpellier.
But having failed to regain his place for the training camp in Marcoussis from September 22-25 ahead of the autumn internationals, Trinh-Duc insists he is ready to battle for his place.
“To be honest I did not expect to be picked in light of my performances and the decisions of the staff,” said Trinh-Duc. “I will continue to work to get back to the right level.
“After the tournament in New Zealand and the start of the season, I felt that I was not ready to compete at this stage.
“But it is not the end for me. It’s part of sport at the highest level and a part of playing for the French team.
“I am not satisfied. I am a competitor and I want to come back stronger than ever. I have already taken some hits in my career. But my only wish is to return to the team.”