France name unchanged side

Marc Lievremont has picked the same starting XV for Sunday’s World Cup final against the All Blacks.

The same France XV that fronted Wales in last week’s semi-final at Eden Park are preferred. Lievremont, however, will not name the replacement bench until Friday.

France – 15. Maxime Médard, 14. Vincent Clerc, 13. Aurélien Rougerie, 12. Maxime Mermoz, 11. Alexis Palisson, 10. Morgan Parra, 9. Dimitri Yachvili, 8. Imanol Harinordoquy, 7. Julien Bonnaire, 6. Thierry Dusautoir (c), 5. Lionel Nallet, 4. Pascal Pape, 3. Nicolas Mas, 2. William Servat, 1. Jean-Baptiste Poux.
Subs: TBC on Friday