France Names Strong Team To Face Ireland In Six Nations Opener


France has named a strong team for the 2024 Guinness Men's Six Nations opening match. The match kicks off this Friday at the Orange Vélodrome in Marseille at 10:00 (SA Time), with Grégory Alldritt captaining France instead of Antoine Dupont. Du Pont has joined the France Sevens squad in preparation for the 2025 Olympic Games.

France: 15 Thomas Ramos 14 Damian Penaud 13 Gaël Fickou 12 Jonathan Danty 11 Yoram Moefana 10 Matthieu Jalibert 9 Maxime Lucu 1 Cyril Baille 2 Peato Mauvaka 3 Uini Atonio 4 Paul Gabrillagues 5 Paul Willemse 6 François Cros 7 Charles Ollivon 8 Grégory Alldritt (c) Replacements 16 Julien Marchand 17 Reda Wardi 18 Dorian Aldegheri 19 Romain Taofifenua 20 Cameron Woki 21 Paul Boudehent 22 Nolann le Garrec 23 Louis Bielle-Biarrey