Welcome to the live dedicated to the match between the XV of France of rugby to that of South Africa. After the victory obtained on the wire against Australia (30-29), on November 5, during the first of three autumn test matches, the Blues face the Springboks.
Undefeated for eleven games, Fabien Galthié and his men will try, against the reigning world champions, to raise this record. A walk all the more difficult to cross as the South Africans remain on seven successes in a row against the XV tricolor, the last disappointment of the “Boks” having taken place on November 13, 2009 (20-13).
What is it about ? From the second meeting of the 2022 autumn tour of the France team. The Blues will face Japan to finish on November 20.
Where ? At the Stade-Vélodrome, in Marseille
When ? Saturday, November 12, at 9 p.m.
On which channel ? France 2.
Who arbitrates? Englishman Wayne Barnes, accompanied by South African Jaco Peyper and Irishman Andrew Brace.
The composition of the teams
Ramos – Penaud, Fickou, Danty, Moefana – (o) Ntamack, (m) Dupont (cap.) – Ollivon, Alldritt, Jelonch – Flament, Woki – Atonio, Marchand, Baille.
Replacements: Mauvaka, Wardi, Falatea, Taofifénua, Chalureau, Macalou, Lucu, Jalibert.
Coach: Fabien Galthié.
Le Roux – Kolbe, Kriel, De Allende, Arendse – (o) Willemse, (m) De Klerk – Smith, Du Toit, Kolisi (cap.) – Mostert, Etzebeth – Malherbe, Mbonambi, Nche.
Replacements: Marx, Kitshoff, Koch, Orie, Fourie, Reinach, Libbok, Mapimpi.
Trainer: Jacques Nienaber.
What we probably won’t talk about? Of the shade that clover casts on the lawn
Who live? The hinge Valentin Baudry and Aude Lasjaunias from the Kop of Austerlitz.
What to read while waiting?
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