Multiple changes for French Baa-Baas

The French Barbarians have made nine changes to their starting lineup for Friday's match against South Africa A in Soweto.

In the backline, Julien Dumora starts at fullback, with Louis Dupichot shifting to the right wing. In a new-look midfield, Lucas Dupont and Arnaud Mignardi are the preferred centres, while Fabrice Estebanez comes in on the left wing.

In the pack, Antoine Erbani and Romain Sazy are the new flanks, Felix Lambey earns a starting berth in the second row and prop Clement Ric and hooker Anthony Ertillard are fast-tracked into the side to bolster the front row.

French Barbarians – 15 Julien Dumora, 14 Louis Dupichot, 13 Lucas Dupont, 12 Arnaud Mignardi, 11 Fabrice Estebanez, 10 Frédéric Michalak, 9 Yann Lesgourgues, 8 Marco Tauleigne, 7 Antoine Erbani, 6 Romain Sazy, 5 Alexandre Flanquart, 4 Félix Lambey, 3 Clément Ric, 2 Anthony Etrillard, 1 Khatchik Vartanov .
Subs: 16 Rémi Bonfils, 17 Malik Hamadache, 18 Tommy Raynaud, 19 Arnaud Mela, 20 Anthony Jelonch, 21 Jean-Baptiste Pejoine, 22 Anthony Belleau, 23 Jean-Baptiste Dubie.

Photo: Anne Laing/HM Images

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