France at the 2015 Rugby World Cup

The Rugby World Cup 2015 kicks off in England on 18 October 2015!

France will play their first match on 19 September against Italy in Pool D. Fans in South Africa can watch the first match live on Supersport 1 (DSTV channel 201) at 8.30pm. All 48 games will be broadcast live by Supersport. In France, TF1 and Canal+ will broadcast the matches.

Allez les bleus!


Meet the French team (Les Bleus):

  • Forwards (17): Uini Atonio (La Rochelle), Eddy Ben Arous (Racing-Métro), Vincent Debaty (Clermont), Nicolas Mas (Montpellier), Rabah Slimani (Stade Français); Guilhem Guirado (Toulon), Benjamin Kayser (Clermont), Dimitri Szarzewski (Racing-Métro); Alexandre Flanquart (Stade Français), Yoann Maestri (Toulouse), Pascal Papé (Stade Français), Thierry Dusautoir (Toulouse), Bernard Le Roux (Racing-Métro), Yannick Nyanga (Toulouse), Fulgence Ouedraogo (Montpellier); Damien Chouly (Clermont), Louis Picamoles (Toulouse).
  • Backs (14): Rory Kockott (Castres), Morgan Parra (Clermont), Sébastien Tillous-Borde (Toulon); Frédéric Michalak (Toulon), Rémi Tales (Castres), Mathieu Bastareaud (Toulon), Alexandre Dumoulin (Racing-Métro), Gaël Fickou (Toulouse), Wesley Fofana (Clermont), Brice Dulin (Racing-Métro), Sofiane Guitoune (Bordeaux-Bègles), Yoann Huget (Toulouse), Noa Nakaitaci (Clermont), Scott Spedding (Bayonne).



  • Head coach: Phillipe Saint-André
  • Best World Cup results: Runners up in 1987, 1999, 2011.
  • World Cup base camps: The Vale Resort (Glamorgan), Trinity School Croydon.
  • Fixtures: Romania, Sept 23, 8pm, Olympic Stadium, London, Canada, Oct 1, 8pm, Stadium MK, Milton Keynes, Ireland, Oct 11, 4.45pm, Millennium Stadium, Cardiff.

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publié le 14/09/2015

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