Rugby World Cup 2019: France team to play Argentina

Antoine Dupont

Jacques Brunel has named the France team for their opening match against Argentina, with Louis Picamoles selected on the bench. France 15 Maxime Medard 14 Damian Penaud 13 Gael Fickou 12 Virimi Vakatawa 11 Yoann Huget 10 Romain Ntamack 9 Antoine Dupont 8 Gregory Alldritt 7 Charles Ollivon 6 Wenceslas Lauret 5 Sebastien Vahaamahina 4 Arthur Iturria 3 Rabah Slimani 2 Guilhem Guirado (captain) 1 Jefferson

Assessing France’s 2019 World Cup Squad

Louis Picamoles

Morgan Parra has been ousted, Jacques Brunel has axed Mathieu Bastareaud, and there is no room for Uini Atonio… the French have certainly been bold with their squad selection for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. Despite all the change going on east of the channel, Les Bleus have nothing

Six Nations 2019: What England need to do to beat France

Louis Picamoles

After their stunning humbling of Grand Slam champions Ireland in their own back-yard, Eddie Jones' England return to Twickenham this weekend in high spirits and looking to build upon that devastating display when they meet France on Sunday. Whilst the English come into round two with confidence soaring following a convincing