FACTBOX-Rugby-Six Nations-France v Wales

Reuters

Thu, 17 Mar 17:17:00 2011

(Adds Wales team)

France play Wales in a Six Nations championship match on Saturday (time GMT)

Where: Stade de France, Paris

Capacity: 80,000

When: Saturday, March 19 (1945)

Referee: Craig Joubert (South Africa)

Teams:

Wales France 15-Lee Byrne 15-Maxime Medard

14-Leigh Halfpenny 14-Vincent Clerc

13-Jamie Roberts 13-David Marty

12-Jonathan Davies 12-Damien Traille

11-George North 11-Alexis Palisson

10-James Hook 10-Francois Trinh-Duc

9-Mike Phillips 9-Morgan Parra

8-Ryan Jones 8-Imanol Harinordoquy

7-Sam Warburton 7-Julien Bonnaire

6-Dan Lydiate 6-Thierry Dusautoir (captain)

5-Alun Wyn Jones 5-Lionel Nallet

4-Bradley Davies 4-Julien Pierre

3-Adam Rhys Jones 3-Nicolas Mas

2-Matthew Rees (captain) 2-William Servat

1-Paul James 1-Thomas Domingo

Replacements:

16-Richard Hibbard 16-Guilhem Guirado

17-John Yapp 17-Luc Ducalcon

18-Jonathan Thomas 18-Pascal Pape

19-Rob McCusker 19-Alexandre Lapandry

20-Dwayne Peel 20-Julien Tomas

21-Stephen Jones 21-Fabrice Estebanez

22-Morgan Stoddart 22-Yoann Huget

Coach:

Warren Gatland Marc Lievremont

Recent meetings:

26.02.2010 SN Cardiff Wales 20 France 26

27.02.2009 SN Paris France 21 Wales 16

15.03.2008 SN Cardiff Wales 29 France 12

26.08.2007 WU Cardiff Wales 7 France 34

24.02.2007 SN Paris France 32 Wales 21

18.03.2006 SN Cardiff Wales 16 France 21

26.02.2005 SN Paris France 18 Wales 24

07.03.2004 SN Cardiff Wales 22 France 29

29.03.2003 SN Paris France 33 Wales 5

16.02.2002 SN Cardiff Wales 33 France 37

17.03.2001 SN Paris France 35 Wales 43

*SN denotes Six Nations, WU=World Cup warm-up

Championship odds according to Ladbrokes as of March 16:

England: 1/750

Wales: 40/1

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