Welcome to this live coverage of France v New Zealand, the first match of the 2023 Rugby World Cup. At home, the Blues begin their campaign against the All Blacks with one goal in mind: win the World Cup for the first time. .. From 20.00 we will open the opening ceremony, which is directed by Jean Dujardin.
What is it about ? From a very serious start to things, Antoine Dupont’s XV de France will face the legendary New Zealand team at the start of the 2023 World Cup. A final-like shock for two teams who could meet again a little later in the competition.
or Stade de France, Saint-Denis. You know, the stadium where the Blues will lift the Webb Ellis Cup in less than two months.
In what time ? 21:15
On which channel? TF1.
Who’s live? Who says the solemn meeting, says the final team. And for that shocker, the Austerlitz XV departs from the normal rules of rugby by offering four players in the front line. Denis Mentier and Valentin Moinard will be in charge of the live broadcast from Austerlitz’s Millennium Stadium, supported by Clement Martel and Martin Untersinger in the stands at the Stade de France.
Ramos – Penault, Ficou, Moefana, Villiers – Jalibert (o), Dupont (capt., m) – Olivon, Alldrit, Kroos – Flament, Vaughey – Atonio, Marchand, Vardi
Substitutes: Mauvaka, Gross, Aldegheri, Taofifenua, Boudehent, Vincent, Lucu, Jaminet
Selector: Fabien Galthié.
B. Barrett – Jordan, John, Lienert-Brown, Telea – Mounga (o), Smith (m) – Papali, Kane (capt), Savea – S. Barrett, Whitelock – Laula, Taylor, De Groot .
Subs: Taukei’aho, Tu’ungafasi, Newell, Vaa’i, Jacobson, Christie, Havili, Fainga’anuku
Selector: Ian Foster
Who will judge? South African Jaco Peiper
What won’t we talk about? A pangolin-inspired mini-robot for deep-gut healing (that would be worth a lifetime)
In the meantime, to read:
L’Ovalie meets in France
In France “9” empire
Blues ambitions checked by blacks
Who are the 33 French players?
As part of the World Cup, rugby is trying to become “a true global sport”
What should you know about rugby if you (still) don’t?
“Antoine Dupont, my dream teammate”
Alan Duff, New Zealand Novelist: “In New Zealand we know well that the French XV is exceptional”
The unofficial guide
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