Racing Jordan Joseph (18) has been established as the third center line of the French Barbarians who face Tonga this Saturday (16 hours) in Bordeaux.
In this team which is mainly used to season the young talents, Ugo Mola and William Servat, the coaches, guided by the coach Jacques Brunel, have also selected four other world champions under 20 years last June: the Toulon opener Louis Carbonel, the center of Toulouse Romain Ntamack, the second Lyon center Pierre-Louis Barassi and winger Clément Laporte. (Agen), who was back in the victorious Bleuets final against England (33-25).
Hamdaoui (French Stage) – C. Laporte (Agen), Barassi (Lyon), Ntamack (Toulouse), Laveau (Castres) – (o) Carbonel (Toulon), Daubagna (Pau) – Sobela (cap./Lyon), Jor . Joseph (Racing 92), Cretin (Lyon) – Jolmes (La Rochelle), Rebbadj (Toulon) – Guillamon (Montpellier), A. Pelissié (Bordeaux-Begles), Bethune (Agen). Replacements: Baubigny (Racing 92), Gros (Toulon), Hamadache (Pau), Palu (Racing 92), Godener (Grenoble), Balès (La Rochelle), Reilhac (Montpellier), Retière (La Rochelle).