• Fulgence starts for France

    France have made two changes to their starting XV for Saturday's final Test against Australia in Sydney.

    Coach Philippe Saint-André has opted for the offensive skills of flanker Fulgence Ouedraogo, particularly his ball-carrying abilities, which means Yannick Nyanga returns to the bench.

    Also, 23-year-old Hugo Bonneval returns for his fourth cap, with the tourists looking to unleash his speed and power on the wing.

    Nyanga finds himself alongside five other forwards in the replacements, while Maxime Machenaud and Remi Lamerat will cover for the backline.

    France – 15 Brice Dulin, 14 Yoann Huget, 13 Mathieu Bastareaud, 12 Wesley Fofana, 11 Hugo Bonneval 10 Remi Tales, 9 Morgan Parra, 8 Damien Chouly, 7 Fulgence Ouedraogo, 6 Thierry Dusautoir (c), 5 Yoann Maestri, 4 Alexandre Flanquart, 3 Rabah Slimani, 2 Guilhem Guirado, 1 Alexandre Menini.
    Subs: 16 Christophe Tolofua, 17 Vincent Debaty, 18 Nicolas Mas, 19 Bernard Le Roux, 20 Louis Picamoles, 21 Yannick Nyanga, 22 Maxime Machenaud, 23 Remi Lamerat.

    Photo: Saeed Kahn/AFP Photo

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    Simon Borchardt