Antoine Dupont is injured, a historic result… survives the Blues’ third match at the Rugby World Cup

Welcome to this live coverage of the France vs Namibia match. After a lackluster 27-12 win against Uruguay, the Blues are bound to do well against the lowly Welwitschias, still looking for their first win in seven competitions. A priori it won’t be tonight…

What is it about ? From the Rugby World Cup group stage match day 3 between France XV and Namibia. A meeting that is important for Group A, where Italy are currently ahead of the Blues.

or Vélodrome Stadium, Marseille.

In what time ? The match starts at 21:00.

On which channel? France 2.

Who’s live? Like the blues The world assembles its excellent team for this live broadcast with the “Valentines” – Baudrillard and Moinard – at the Cauldron of Austerlitz and the Clement Martel-Martin Untersinger duo from the stands of Marseilles.

Team compositions:

Ramos – Penaud, Fickou, Danty, Bielle-Biarrey – (o) Jalibert, (m) Dupont (cap.) – Ollivon, Jelonch, Cros – Flament, Woki – Atonio, Mauvaka, Beille.

Substitutes: Burgarits, Vardi, Aldegeri, R. Taofifenua, Boudehent, Couilloud, Moefana, Jaminet.

Selector: Fabien Galthié.

Van den Bergh – Mouton, Deysel (capt.), Burger, Greyling – (o) Loubser, (m) Theron – Retief, Gaoseb, Katjijeko – Ludick, Tjeriko – Coetzee, van der Westhuizen, Sethie.

Subs: Nortje, Benade, Shifuka, Van Lill, Hardwick, Blaauw, Izaacs, Rossouw.

Selector : Allister Coetzee.

Who will judge? Englishman Matthew Carley.

What won’t we talk about? From the Pope’s high security visit to Marseille.

In the meantime, to read:

Luis Beal-Biarry, the winger who unleashed the Blues against Uruguay

Gael Fickou, a kid from La Seyne-sur-Mer who became France XV’s defensive boss

“Charles Olivon, huge and hard as a Rune”

Facing Namibia, France XV’s determination to dispel doubts

Namibia are still searching for their first win in the competition

How did rugby spread around the world? Understand in three minutes

What do the referee’s gestures mean?

The unofficial guide

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