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Friday, October 14, 2011

Watch Wales vs France - Rugby World Cup Semi-Final - 2011

France will go into the Rugby World Cup semi-final against Wales with the same squad that defeated England in the quarter-finals

This Saturday’s Wales v France 2011 Rugby World Cup semifinal clash is the biggest rugby match in Welsh history, and perhaps the biggest Welsh sporting event period. They face a side that is in turmoil despite a victory over England, and despite Wales having never set foot in a Rugby World Cup final before, they are favorites going into this match against an experienced French outfit.
Venue: Eden Park (Auckland)
Watch live coverage of Wales v France on RTÉ Two and RTÉ.ie (RoI) from 8.30am on Saturday, 15 October.
Wales: Leigh Halfpenny; George North, Jonathan Davies, Jamie Roberts, Shane Williams; James Hook, Mike Phillips (Bayonne); Gethin Jenkins, Huw Bennett, Adam Jones, Luke Charteris, Alun Wyn Jones, Dan Lydiate, Sam Warburton (capt), Toby Faletau.

Replacements: Lloyd Burns, Paul James, Bradley Davies, Ryan Jones, Lloyd Williams, Stephen Jones, Scott Williams.
France: Maxime Medard; Vincent Clerc, Aurelien Rougerie, Maxime Mermoz, Alexis Palisson; Morgan Parra, Dimitri Yachvili; Jean-Baptiste Poux, William Servat, Nicolas Mas, Pascal Pape, Lionel Nallet, Thierry Dusautoir (capt), Julien Bonnaire, Imanol Harinordoquy.

Replacements: Dimitri Szarzewski, Fabien Barcella, Julien Pierre, Fulgence Ouedraogo, Francois Trinh-Duc, Jean-Marc Doussain, Cedric Heymans.

Match Details:
Date/Time:  15 Oct 2011, 8:00am (GMT)
   15 Oct 08:00pm (NZ local)
Venue: Eden Park (Auckland)