Six Nations: Elhorga set to make debut for France

Pepito Elhorga looks set for his France international debut when they take on Wales at the Stade de France on March 17.

Pepito Elhorga looks set for his France international debut when they take on Wales at the Stade de France on March 17.

The 23-year-old Agen full-back was to win his first cap against Italy but was sidelined by a calf strain two days before the event.

Elhorga is back in Bernard Laporte's squad at the expense of David Bory as they aim to follow up their 30-19 win in Rome.

Squad: Raphael Ibanez (Castres), Fabrice Landreau (Stade Francais), Pieter De Villiers (Stade Francais), Christian Califano (Toulouse), Sylvain Marconnet (Stade Francais), Fabien Pelous (Stade Francais, capt.), David Auradou (Stade Francais), Abdelatif Benazzi (Agen), Olivier Magne (Montferrand), Christophe Moni (Stade Francais), Serge Betsen (Biarritz), Christophe Juillet (Stade Francais), Fabien Galthie (Colomiers), Philippe Carbonneau (Pau), Christophe Lamaison (Agen), Gerald Merceron (Montferrand), Thomas Lombard (Stade Francais), Sebastien Bonetti (Biarritz), Christophe Dominici (Stade Francais), Philippe Bernat Salle (Biarritz), Pepito Elhorga (Agen), Jean-Luc Sadourny (Colomiers).

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