Laporte names France side

France coach Bernard Laporte has named his side to face Ireland in the crucial Six Nations clash at Lansdowne Road this weekend.

France coach Bernard Laporte has named his side to face Ireland in the crucial Six Nations clash at Lansdowne Road this weekend.

J Laharrague (Brive); C Heymans (Toulouse), Y Jauzion (Toulouse), L Valbon (Brive), C Dominici (Stade Francais); Y Delaigue (Castres), D Yachvili (Biarritz); S Marconnet (Stade Francais), S Bruno (Sale), N Mas (Perpignan), F Pelous (Toulouse, capt), J Thion (Biarritz), S Betsen (Biarritz), Y Nyanga (Beiers), J Bonnaire (Bourgoin).

Replacements: W Servat (Toulouse), P De Villiers (Stade Francais), P Pape (Bourgoin), G Lamboley (Toulouse), P Mignoni (Clermont), F Michalak (Toulouse), B Baby (Toulouse).

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