France has declared their team squad list of the Rugby World Cup 2019. In the list of France squad, most of the players are inexperienced as all are young and new players. The France head coach Jacques Brunel predicted that the France team will perform well in this competition.
France was the runners-up team in the year of 1987, 1999 and 2011. In the third-place match of 1995 Rugby WC France has given a brilliant performance and in 2015 Rugby World Cup they were qualified for the quarterfinals. Currently, France ranked 8th on the Rugby World Cup ranking table.
France will compete against Scotland in the RWC warm-up matches on 17-31st August 2019. France will play their first match with Argentina at Tokyo Stadium on Saturday 21st September 2019. France is a POOL C team and they will play their pool stage matches along with England, Argentina, USA, and Tonga. Here you can see the complete Rugby World Cup Schedule 2019.
Forwards: Arthur Iturria, Wenceslas Lauret, Demba Bamba, Yacouba Camara, Gregory Alldritt, Camille Chat, Paul Gabrillagues, Rabah Slimani, Emerick Setiano, Felix Lambey, Jefferson Poirot, Louis Picamoles, Peato Mauvaka, Dany Priso, Bernard Le Roux, Sebastien Vahaamahina, Guilhem Guirado (captain).
Backs: Yoann Huget, Romain Ntamack, Antoine Dupont, Gael Fickou, Geoffrey Doumayrou, Thomas Ramos, Sofiane Guitoune, Maxime Machenaud, Maxime Medard, Damian Penaud, Camille Lopez, Wesley Fofana, Alivereti Raka, Baptiste Serin.
Reserves: Charles Ollivon, Francois Cros, Etienne Falgoux, Paul Willemse, Vincent Rattez., Anthony Belleau.
|21st September 2019||Argentina Vs France||16:15||Tokyo Stadium|
|2nd October 2019||United States Vs France||16:45||Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium|
|6 October 2019||Tonga Vs France||16:45||Kumamoto Stadium|
|12 October 2019||France Vs England||17:15||International Stadium Yokohama|