Posolo Tuilagi was one of the six players released by Fabien Galthié and his staff before the Six Nations Tournament clash against England on Saturday (9 p.m.) at Groupama Stadium in Lyon. But, this Thursday, the FFR announced that the powerful second row of Perpignan (19 years old), U20 world champion last summer, will start with the French under-20 team to face the English at the Stadium from Hameau de Pau (9 p.m., on the L’Équipe channel). Simon Huchet (Stade Rochelais), who was initially supposed to start this Crunch, slides onto the substitutes’ bench. Antonin Corso (Oyonnax) comes out of the 23.

Before the last day, the Bleuets occupied third place in the standings with two victories and as many defeats (13 points). Their opponent on Friday evening (9:00 p.m.) at the Hameau stadium, England, is in the lead (18 points) ahead of Ireland (17 points), who host Scotland.

Ferté – Attissogbe, L. Darricarrère, Gourgues, Bollengier – (o) Reus, (m) L. Carbonneau (cap.) – Quere Karaba, Gazzotti, Castro-Ferreira – Tuilagi, Descube – Affane, Massa, Julien.

Substitutes: Couly, Aouad, Duchêne, Huchet, Si. Tolofua, Malaterre, Souverbie, Biasotto.

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