France coach Fabien Galthie recalled his premium gamers for his or her third Pool A match towards Namibia because the hosts look to select up momentum after a see-saw begin to their Rugby World Cup marketing campaign.
Les Bleus began in impressed trend with a 27-13 victory towards New Zealand however the reserve aspect was largely disappointing as they solely beat Uruguay 27-12 six days later, leaving assistant coach Laurent Labit saying the crew had achieved ‘too little’ to date.
A couple of tweaks had been made out of the crew who performed towards the All Blacks, with loosehead prop Cyril Baille getting back from damage to play for the primary time this event and enhance the French pack.
Left wing Louis Bielle-Biarrey is handed his second begin in a row on the expense of Gabin Villiere whereas Anthony Jelonch, who made his comeback from a long-term damage towards Uruguay, begins at No 8 with Gregory Alldritt being rested after selecting up a minor knee damage throughout coaching on Monday.
Francois Cros will begin as blindside flanker whereas Jonathan Danty is again at centre after nursing a thigh damage and talismanic scrum half Antoine Dupont returns to captain the aspect.
France prime Pool A with eight factors from two video games, three forward of three-time world champions New Zealand.
France crew: 15. Thomas Ramos; 14. Damian Penaud, 13. Gael Fickou, 12. Jonathan Danty, 11. Louis Bielle-Biarry; 10. Matthieu Jalibert, 9. Antoine Dupont; 1. Cyril Baille, 2. Peato Mauvaka, 3. Uini Atonio, 4. Cameron Woki, 5. Thibaud Flament, 6. Francois Cros, 7. Charles Ollivon, 8. Anthony Jelonch
Replacements: 16. Pierre Bourgarit, 17. Reda Wardi, 18. Dorian Aldegheri, 19. Romain Taofifenua, 20. Paul Boudehent, 21. Baptiste Couilloud, 22. Yoram Moefana, 23. Melvyn Jaminet