Four days from the test match against Australia, French coach Marc Lièvremont unveiled a list with two changes to the team who defeated the Pacific Islanders: Sebastian Chabal and Sebastien-Tillous Borde are among the starters.
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In the only other change to the team who defeated the Islanders, scrumhalf Sebastien-Tillous Borde replaces Jean-Baptiste Elissalde, who was knocked out by a high tackle from Napolioni Nalaga last Saturday.
Julien Tomas takes Tillous-Borde's place on the bench.
Team: 15-Maxime Medard, 14-Julien Malzieu, 13-Yannick Jauzion, 12-Benoit Baby, 11-Cedric Heymans, 10-David Skrela, 9-Sebastien-Tillous-Borde, 8-Imanol Harnordoquy, 7-Fulgence Ouedraogo, 6-Thierry Dusautoir, 5-Lionel Nallet (captain), 4-Sebastien Chabal, 3-Nicolas Mas, 2-Dimitri Szarzewski, 1-Lionel Faure.
Replacements: 16-Benjamin Kayser, 17-Benoit Lecouls, 18-Romain Millo-Chluski, 19-Louis Picamoles, 20-Julien Tomas, 21-Damien Traille, 22-Alexis Palisson.
Date created : 2008-11-18