He Head Coach of France, Fabien Galthié made known the list of players to play the October matches and the Eight Nations with France.
The two novelties of the Les Bleus cast are the convocation of the La Rochelle player Arthur Retière and the maintenance in the delegation of the pillar Mohamed Haouas. Among the brand absent, Sekou Macalou eighth of Stade Francais who does not seem to be in Galthié’s plans.
France will play a friendly against Wales on October 24, then recover the pending match for the 6 Nations against Ireland on the 31st of the same month.
Then he will face the new Eight Nations in which he will face Fiji (November 15), Scotland (November 22) and Italy (November 28). On December 5, he will play a final match of the tournament.
Pillars: Cyril Baille (Toulouse), Jean-Baptiste Gros (Toulon), Mohamed Haouas (Montpellier), Demba Bamba (Lyon), Georges-Henri Colombe (Racing 92).
Hookers: Camille Chat (Racing), Julien Marchand (Toulouse), Peato Mauvaka (Toulouse).
Second line: Bernard Le Roux (Racing), Paul Willemse (Montpellier), Romain Taofifenua (Toulon), Killian Géraci (Lyon).
Third line: François Cros (Toulouse), Charles Ollivon (Toulon), Dylan Crétin (Lyon), Grégory Alldritt (La Rochelle), Selevasio Tolofua (Toulouse), Cameron Woki (Bordeaux-Bègles).
Means, medium Scrum : Antoine Dupont (Toulouse), Baptiste Serin (Toulon).
Openings: Romain Ntamack (Toulouse), Matthieu Jalibert (Bordeaux).
Centers : Virimi Vakatawa (Racing), Gaël Fickou (Stade Français), Arthur Vincent (Montpellier), Olivier Klemenczak (Racing 92).
Wingers: Vincent Rattez (Montpellier), Teddy Thomas (Racing), Arthur Retière (La Rochelle).
Fullbacks: Anthony Bouthier (Montpellier), Thomas Ramos (Toulouse).