17 Oct 2012

Eight uncapped players named in France squad

2:51 pm on 17 October 2012

Eigh uncapped players have been named in France's rugby squad for international matches next month against Australia, Argentina and Samoa.

Coach Phillippe Saint-Andre has named an extended squad which includes 15 players aged 25 or younger, and only 10 players from last year's World Cup finalist.

The youngest is Gael Fickou, an 18-year-old flanker.