France team to play England
February 16, 2000
France team to play England in the Six Nations Championship in Paris on Saturday:
Thomas Castaignede (Castres) - Emile Ntamack (Toulouse), Thomas Lombard (Stade Francais), Richard Dourthe (Dax), Christophe Dominici (Stade Francais), Alain Penaud (Toulouse), Fabien Galthie (Colomiers) - Olivier Magne (Montferrand), Fabien Pelous(Toulouse-captain), Abdelatif Benazzi(Agen), Olivier Brouzet (Begles Bordeaux), Legi Matiu (Biarritz), Franck Tournaire (Toulouse), Marc Dal Maso (Colomiers), Christian Califano(Toulouse).
Replacements: David Venditti (Brive), Christophe Laussucq (Stade Francais), Serge Betsen (Biarritz), Thomas Lievremont (Perpignan), Pieter De Villiers (Stade Francais), Rapahel Ibanez (Perpignan), Stephan Glas.
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