Italy coach Franco Smith has named his team to face France at Stade de France on Sunday. Photo: Andrew Boyers/Reuters
Italy coach Franco Smith has named his team to face France at Stade de France on Sunday. Photo: Andrew Boyers/Reuters

Italy names team to face France in Six Nations

Time of article published Feb 7, 2020

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PARIS - Italy coach Franco Smith has named the following team to face France in their Six Nations clash at Stade de France on Sunday.

The Italy team is:

15-Jayden Hayward, 14-Mattia Bellini, 13-Luca Morisi, 12-Carlo Canna, 11-Matteo Minozzi, 10-Tommaso Allan, 9-Callum Braley, 8-Braam Steyn, 7-Sebastian Negri, 6-Jake Polledri, 5-Niccolo Cannone, 4-Alessandro Zanni, 3-Giosue Zilocchi, 2-Luca Bigi (captain), 1-Andrea Lovotti.

Replacements: 16-Federico Zani, 17-Danilo Fischetti, 18-Marco Riccioni, 19-Dean Budd, 20-Federico Ruzza, 21-Giovanni Licata, 22-Guglielmo Palazzani, 23-Giulio Bisegni. 

Elsewhere, French coach Fabien Galthie has named his team.

The France team is:

15-Anthony Bouthier, 14-Teddy Thomas, 13-Arthur Vincent, 12-Gael Fickou, 11-Vincent Rattez, 10-Romain Ntamack, 9-Anthony Dupont, 8-Gregory Alldritt, 7-Charles Ollivon (captain), 6-Francois Cros, 5-Paul Willemse, 4-Bernard Le Roux, 3-Mohamed Haouas, 2-Julien Marchand, 1-Cyril Baille

Replacements: 16-Peato Mauvaka, 17-Jefferson Poirot, 18-Demba Bamba, 19-Romain Taofifenua, 20-Boris Palu, 21-Cameron Woki, 22-Baptiste Serin, 23-Matthieu Jalibert.

Reuters

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