Quartet added to France ‘Elite’ squad

Date published: July 10 2016


France have confirmed their 'Elite' training squad ahead of the new season, with three additions after the June tour to Argentina.

The group includes Baptiste Serin, Julien Le Devedec and Kevin Gourdon who all impressed in the two Tests against the Pumas, along with the returning Yoann Huget.

Confirmation of the squad comes after the finalisation of a new agreement between the FFR and the Top 14 governing body, the LNR.

France 'Elite' squad: Uini Atonio (La Rochelle), Eddy Ben Arous (Racing 92), Sébastien Bézy (Toulouse), Djibril Camara (Stade Français), Camille Chat (Racing 92), Damien Chouly (Clermont), Jean-Marc Doussain (Toulouse), Gaël Fickou (Toulouse), Alexandre Flanquart (Stade Français), Wesley Fofana (Clermont), Loann Goujon (Bordeaux-Bègles), Kévin Gourdon (La Rochelle), Guilhem Guirado (Toulon), Yoann Huget (Toulouse), Paul Jedrasiak (Clermont), Rémi Lamerat (Clermont), Wenceslas Lauret (Racing 92), Julien Le Devedec (Brive), Bernard Le Roux (Racing 92), Maxime Machenaud (Racing 92), Yoann Maestri (Toulouse), Maxime Médard (Toulouse), Maxime Mermoz (Toulon), Jules Plisson (Stade Français), Jefferson Poirot (Bordeaux-Bègles), Baptiste Serin (Bordeaux-Bègles), Rabah Slimani (Stade Français), Scott Spedding (Clermont), François Trinh-Duc (Toulon), Sébastien Vahaamahina (Clermont)