France change two for Ireland game

Charles Ollivon will lead France against Ireland
Charles Ollivon will lead France against Ireland
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France head coach Fabien Galthie has made two changes to the starting line-up for the upcoming Six Nations game against Ireland in Dublin.

Damian Penaud gains a promotion from the bench and is slotted at right wing with Teddy Thomas joining the replacement list.

The second change sees Anthony Jelonch joining the back row with skipper Charles Ollivon and Gregory Alldritt with Dylan Cretin, who scored the opening try in France's 50-10 win over Italy is named among the finishers.

There are also three changes in the bench for France with Hassane Kolingar, Uini Atonio and Anthony Bouthier coming in.

France starting XV: 15 Brice Dulin, 14 Damian Penaud, 13 Arthur Vincent, 12 Gael Fickou, 11 Gabin Villiere, 10 Matthieu Jalibert, 9 Antoine Dupont, 8 Gregory Alldritt, 7 Charles Ollivon (c), 6 Anthony Jelonch, 5 Paul Willemse, 4 Bernard le Roux, 3 Mohamed Haouas, 2 Julien Marchand, 1 Cyril Baille

Reserves: 16 Pierre Bourgarit, 17 Hassane Kolingar, 18 Uini Atonio, 19 Romain Taofifenua, 20 Dylan Cretin, 21 Baptiste Serin, 22 Anthony Bouthier, 23 Teddy Thomas


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