France’s star wing, Damian Penaud, will return to the starting lineup against England on Saturday when the French could win the Six Nations Grand Slam and title for the first time since 2010.
Penaud, who has scored three tries in this year’s tournament, was forced to sit out the 13-9 win over Wales in Cardiff last Friday after he contracted Covid-19.
The French team is otherwise unchanged from the Wales match.
France – 15 Melvyn Jaminet, 14 Damian Penaud, 13 Gael Fickou, 12 Jonathan Danty, 11 Gabin Villiere, 10 Romain Ntamack, 9 Antoine Dupont (c), 8 Gregory Alldritt, 7 Anthony Jelonch, 6 Francois Cros, 5 Paul Willemse, 4 Cameron Woki, 3 Uini Atonio, 2 Julien Marchand, 1 Cyril Baille.
Subs: 16 Peato Mauvaka, 17 Jean-Baptiste Gros, 18 Mohamed Haouas, 19 Romain Taofifenua, 20 Thibaud Flament, 21 Dylan Cretin, 22 Maxime Lucu, 23 Thomas Ramos.
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