Who has made the French team?

Fabien Galthié has made two changes to France’s starting XV to play Italy in the Six Nations.

The backs are completely unchanged with Damian Penaud aiming to break the all-time France men’s try record.

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In the forwards, Posolo Tuilagi wins his first start and there is a reshuffle in the back row. François Cros moves to number eight in place of the injured Gregory Alldritt and Paul Boudehent starts at flanker.

See who has been selected below.

France team to play Italy in the Six Nations round three

Thomas Ramos; Damian Penaud, Gael Fickou, Jonathan Danty, Louis Bielle-Biarrey; Matthieu Jalibert, Maxime Lucu; Cyril Baille, Peato Mauvaka, Uini Atonio, Cameron Woki, Posolo Tuilagi, Paul Boudehent, Charles Ollivon, François Cros.

Replacements: Julian Marchand, Sébastien Taofifénua, Dorian Aldegheri, Romain Taofifénua, Alexandre Roumat, Esteban Abadie, Nolann Le Garrec, Yoram Moefana.

France team to play Scotland in the Six Nations round two

Thomas Ramos; Damian Penaud, Gaël Fickou, Jonathan Danty, Louis Bielle-Biarrey; Matthieu Jalibert, Maxime Lucu; Cyril Baille, Peato Mauvaka, Uini Atonio, Cameron Woki, Paul Gabrillagues, François Cros, Charles Ollivon, Grégory Alldritt (captain).

Replacements: Julien Marchand, Sébastien Taofifénua, Dorian Aldegheri, Posolo Tuilagi, Alexandre Roumat, Paul Boudehent, Nolann le Garrec, Yoram Moefana.

France team to play Ireland

Thomas Ramos; Damian Penaud, Gaël Fickou, Jonathan Danty, Yoram Moefana; Matthieu Jalibert, Maxime Lucu; Cyril Baille, Peato Mauvaka, Uini Atonio, Paul Gabrillagues, Paul Willemse, François Cros, Charles Ollivon, Grégory Alldritt (captain).

Replacements: Julien Marchand, Reda Wardi, Dorian Aldegheri, Posolo Tuilagi, Cameron Woki, Paul Boudehent, Nolann le Garrec, Louis Bielle-Biarrey.

France Six Nations Squad 2024

Forwards

Esteban Abadie (Toulon)
Dorian Aldegheri (Toulouse)
Grégory Alldritt (La Rochelle) (Captain)
Uini Atonio (La Rochelle)
Cyril Baille (Toulouse)
Gaëtan Barlot (Castres Olympique)
Paul Boudehent (La Rochelle)
François Cros (Toulouse)
Paul Gabrillagues (Stade Français)
Matthias Halagahu (Toulon)
Anthony Jelonch (Toulouse)
Thomas Laclayat (Racing 92)
Julien Marchand (Toulouse)
Peato Mauvaka (Toulouse)
Emmanuel Meafou (Toulouse)
Charles Ollivon (Toulon)
Romain Taofifenua (Lyon)
Sébastien Taofifenua (Lyon)
Reda Wardi (La Rochelle)
Cameron Woki (Racing 92)

Backs

Louis Bielle-Biarrey (Bordeaux-Bègles)
Jonathan Danty (La Rochelle)
Nicolas Depoortère (Bordeaux-Bègles)
Gaël Fickou (Racing 92)
Emilien Gailleton (Section Paloise)
Antoine Gibert (Racing 92)
Matthieu Jalibert (Bordeaux-Bègles))
Melvyn Jaminet (Toulon)
Nolann Le Garrec (Racing 92)
Matthis Lebel (Toulouse)
Maxime Lucu (Bordeaux-Bègles)
Yoram Moefana (Bordeaux-Bègles)
Damian Penaud (Bordeaux-Bègles)
Thomas Ramos (Toulouse)

France Six Nations Fixtures 2024

(All kick-off times are GMT)

Round 1

Fri 2 Feb, France 17-38 Ireland – Orange Velodrome, 8pm France slated for “embarrassing performance” as Ireland seal record win

Round 2

Sat 10 Feb, Scotland v France – Scottish Gas Murrayfield, 2.15pm

Round 3

Sun 25 Feb, France v Italy – Stade Pierre Mauroy, 3pm

Round 4

Sun 10 Mar, Wales v France – Principality Stadium, 3pm

Round 5

Sun 16 Mar, France v England – Parc OL, 8pm

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