The Blues face the New Zealanders on Saturday evening (9 p.m.) at the end of their autumn tour.
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The staff of the XV of France decided in favor of experience and physical density. After a sluggish victory against Argentina, a more successful but confusing news against Georgia, the Blues find the triple world champions New Zealand, Saturday evening (9 p.m.) at the Stade de France. For the shock of this autumn tour, Fabien Galthié and his assistants decided to leave aside the Jalibert-Ntamack forerunners association and give the latter the keys to the hinge alongside his club teammate Antoine Dupont. Matthieu Jalibert is his replacement.
The explosive and powerful Jonathan Danty will constitute the pair of centers with Gaël Fickou. In front, the usual holder in the post of hooker, Julien Marchand, package following his injury contracted against the Georgians, is replaced by Peato Mauvaka. Replaced in the second line against the Georgians, Cameron Woki continues, just like Grégory Alldritt at the third center line. Jaminet is once again starting at the rear.
– France Rugby (@FranceRugby) November 18, 2021
The composition of the XV of France against New Zealand: Baille, Mauvaka, Atonio – Woki, Willemse – Cros, Alldritt, Jelonch – Dupont, Ntamack – Villière, Danty, Fickou, Penaud – Jaminet