France Rugby Team for Rugby World Cup 2019

Get the officially announced team squad of France team for Rugby World Cup 2019. Here you will get all updates about the France team and the complete list of a team player and members of France national rugby union team. The France national rugby union team won against England, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales in the Six Nations Championship. They have won the championship outright seventeen times, shared it a further eight times, and have completed nine grand slams. France is currently ranked 8th in the World Rugby Rankings as of March 18th, 2019.

The France national rugby union team won against England, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales in the Six Nations Championship. They have won the championship outright seventeen times, shared it a further eight times, and have completed nine grand slams. France traditionally plays in blue shirts with white shorts and red socks and are commonly referred to as les tricolores or Les Bleus. The French emblem is a golden rooster imposed upon a red shield. Their alternative strip is composed of a white shirt and navy blue shorts and socks.

Current Squad

  • Camille Chat
  • Guilhem Guirado (c)
  • Péato Mauvaka
  • Cyril Baille
  • Demba Bamba
  • Jefferson Poirot
  • Dany Priso
  • Emerick Setiano
  • Rabah Slimani
  • Paul Gabrillagues
  • Arthur Iturria
  • Félix Lambey
  • Romain Taofifénua
  • Sébastien Vahaamahina
  • Gregory Alldritt
  • Yacouba Camara
  • François Cros
  • Wenceslas Lauret
  • Bernard Le Roux
  • Charles Ollivon
  • Louis Picamoles
  • Antoine Dupont
  • Maxime Machenaud
  • Baptiste Serin
  • Anthony Belleau
  • Camille Lopez
  • Romain Ntamack
  • Geoffrey Doumayrou
  • Gaël Fickou
  • Wesley Fofana
  • Sofiane Guitoune
  • Damian Penaud
  • Yoann Huget
  • Alivereti Raka
  • Vincent Rattez
  • Maxime Médard
  • Thomas Ramos

Other Stats

  • Coach:  Jacques Brunel
  • Captain: Guilhem Guirado
  • FIH ranking: 8th
  • Top scorer: Frédéric Michalak (436)
  • Most Caps: Fabien Pelous (118)
  • Top try scorer: Serge Blanco (38)
  • Home stadium: Stade de France
  • Best result: Runners-up, 1987, 1999 and 2011
  • Official Website:  https://www.ffr.fr

Rugby was introduced to France in 1872 by the British, and on New Years Day 1906 the national team side played its first Test match – against New Zealand in Paris. France is one of the teams which was always qualified for the knock-out stage of every tournament, And also qualify to the rugby world cup final but losing to all blacks in 1987 and 2011 and to Australia in 1999. France hosted the 2007 Rugby World Cup in 2003, they were beaten in the semi-finals by England and will once again host the tournament in 2023. France also competed in the rugby competitions at early Summer Olympics, winning the gold medal in 1900 and two silver medals in the 1920s.

France Rugby Team for Rugby World Cup 2019 prepared their best players for the world championship, And Guilhem Guirado scored very well in last previous games. The symbol used by the French rugby team was a great success and was later adopted by the French delegation at the Olympic Games of 1920 where the rooster was perched on five Olympic rings.[19] The rooster has since become a well-known symbol of French teams. French players are sometimes called Les coqs and some French supporters have been known to release roosters on the playing field before games. French international matches are played at several venues across the country, the Stade de France in the Paris suburb of Saint-Denis is used for their games during the Six Nations, and they have a formidable home record at the Stade Vélodrome in Marseille where they have only lost twice, to Argentina in 2004 and to New Zealand in 2009.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *