Take a look at the players Fabien Galthie has assembled for this campaign

France Autumn Nations Cup Squad 2020

France showed huge improvements in the Six Nations under new coach Fabien Galthie, only missing out on the title on points difference.

Next on the agenda is the Autumn Nations Cup, which runs from 13 November to 6 December.

France’s opening fixture against Fiji was cancelled due to cases of Covid-19 in the Fiji team, but they then beat Scotland and Italy to top the group and reach the final.

Galthie has made six changes for the final against England at Twickenham, with Alivereti Raka, Yoram Moefana, Baptiste Couilloud, Hassane Kolignar, Pierre Bourgarit and Selevasio Tolofua all coming into the starting XV, the latter making his debut at No 8.

France Team to Play England – Sunday 6 December

Brice Dulin; Alivereti Raka, Yoram Moefana, Jonathan Danty, Gabin Villiere; Matthieu Jalibert, Baptiste Couilloud (captain); Hassane Kolignar, Pierre Bourgarit, Dorian Aldegheri, Killian Geraci, Baptiste Pesenti, Cameron Woki, Anthony Jelonch, Selevasio Tolofua.

Replacements: Peato Mauvaka, Rodrigue Neti, Uini Atonio, Guillaume Ducat, Sekou Macalou, Sebastien Bezy, Louis Carbonel, Pierre-Louis Barassi.

France Team to Play Italy – Saturday 28 November

Brice Dulin; Teddy Thomas, Jean-Pascal Barraque, Jonathan Danty, Gabin Villiere; Matthieu Jalibert, Baptiste Serin (captain); Rodrigue Neti, Peato Mauvaka, Dorian Aldegheri, Killian Geraci, Baptiste Pesenti, Cameron Woki, Sekou Macalou, Anthony Jelonch.

Replacements: Teddy Baubigny, Hassane Kolignar, Uini Atonio, Cyril Cazeaux, Swan Rebbadj, Baptiste Couilloud, Louis Carbonel, Yoram Moefana.

France Team to Play Scotland – Sunday 22 November

Thomas Ramos; Teddy Thomas, Virimi Vakatawa, Gael Fickou, Vincent Rattez; Matthieu Jalibert, Antoine Dupont; Jean-Baptiste Gros, Camille Chat, Demba Bamba, Bernard le Roux, Romain Taofifenua, Dylan Cretin, Charles Ollivon (captain), Gregory Alldritt.

Replacements: Julien Marchand, Cyril Baille, Mohamed Haouas, Paul Willemse, Cameron Woki, Baptiste Couilloud, Louis Carbonel, Arthur Vincent.

France Autumn Nations Cup Squad 2020

Forwards

Dorian Aldegheri
Gregory Alldritt
Cyril Baille
Demba Bamba
Teddy Baubigny
Cyril Cazeaux
Camille Chat
Dylan Cretin
Jean-Baptiste Gros
Mohamed Haouas
Bernard Le Roux
Julien Marchand
Charles Ollivon
Romain Taofifenua
Paul Willemse
Cameron Woki

Backs 

Anthony Bouthier
Baptiste Couilloud
Julien Delbouis
Antoine Dupont
Gael Fickou
Romain Ntamack
Thomas Ramos
Vincent Rattez
Arthur Retiere
Virimi Vakatawa
Gabin Villiere
Arthur Vincent

France Autumn Nations Cup Fixtures 2020

Dates, kick-off times and TV details for France’s four Autumn Nations Cup matches…

Round One

Sunday 15 Nov, France v Fiji CANCELLED due to Covid cases in Fiji squad, France awarded 28-0 win

Round Two

Sunday 22 Nov, Scotland 15-22 France Related: Matthieu Jalibert scores rare drop-goal

Round Three

Saturday 28 Nov, France 36-5 Italy Related: France book place in Autumn Nations Cup final

Finals Weekend

Sunday 6 Dec, England 22-19 France (AET) Related: England beat France in extra-time to lift Autumn Nations Cup

Head here for the full Autumn Nations Cup fixtures list.

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