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Dupuy and Beauxis pair up for France vs England


Dupuy to face his old Leicester team-mates

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Article Published: Wednesday 7 March 2012


Julien Dupuy and Lionel Beauxis will team up for France for the first time since 2009 after France coach Philippe Saint-Andre named his team Wednesday to face Six Nations opponents England.

Scrum-half Dupuy and fly-half Beauxis replace Morgan Parra and Francois Trinh-Duc, the most used half-back pairing from 2008 to 2011 under former coach Marc Lievremont, in the key positions for Sunday's match at the Stade de France.

France

Clement Poitrenaud; Vincent Clerc, Aurelien Rougerie, Wesley Fofana, Julien Malzieu; Lionel Beauxis, Lionel Dupuy; Julien Bonnaire, Imanol Harinordoquy, Thierry Dusautoir (capt); Yohann Maestri, Pascal Pape; Nicolas Mas, Dmitry Szarzewski, Jean-Baptiste Poux

Replacements: William Servat, Vincent Debaty, Lionel Nallet, Louis Picamoles, Morgan Parra, Francois Trinh-Duc, Maxime Mermoz

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