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France vs England, Six Nations 2022: How to Watch Live Stream, Line Up, Prediction

This match is the last of the three to kick off on the final Six Nations Super Saturday at the Stade de France in Paris. England stands between France and a Six Nations Grand Slam in Paris on Super Saturday. They have sprung a surprise in their bid to deny France the Grand Slam by naming Freddie Steward on the wing and George Furbank at full-back for the climax to the tournament. England can now only finish as high as third in this year’s championship or end up with back-to-back fifth-place finishes, if they lose to France. 

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On the other hand, a win seals the title and Grand Slam for France, but a loss could hand glory to Ireland. France’s remarkable consistency with selection has seen them make just one non-Covid enforced change throughout the entire Six Nations. France is aiming for a first title and Grand Slam since sealing both in 2010. If Ireland fails to beat Scotland, the tournament is already over and France will walk onto the field as champions. Even if Ireland wins against Scotland, France’s destiny remains in their hands.

Are you ready for France vs England?

France vs England takes place at the Stade de France, Paris on Super Saturday, March 19, 2022, at 8:00 pm GMT kick-off time. Watch Rugby live stream Free with BBC iPlayer from anywhere with VPN.

Super Saturday Lineups for France and England

France lineup: M Jaminet; D Penaud, G Fickou, J Danty, G Villiere; R Ntamack, A Dupont (c); C Baille, J Marchand, U Atonio, C Woki, P Willimse, F Cros, A Jelonch, G Alldritt.

England lineup: Furbank; Steward, Marchant, Slade, Nowell; Smith, Youngs; Genge, George, Stuart, Itoje, Isiekwe, Lawes (c), Underhill, Simmonds.

How to watch France vs England stream live?

In the UK: France vs England will be broadcast live on ITV, with coverage beginning at 7:15 pm. Live coverage of the match will also be available online, via the ITV website and ITV Hub.

In the US: NBC has broadcasting rights for the Six Nations Championship. The event will be broadcast on NBC’s Peacock TV streaming service, which shows live sports, highlights, and hundreds of hours of movies and TV. 

How to watch Six Nations Rugby Free?

Fans can tune in to watch the game for free, live on ITV from 7:15 pm. ITV has the rights to broadcast all of France’s home matches. You can also live stream the match via ITV Hub on a range of devices including laptops, smart phones, and tablets. You can tune in to the 2022 Six Nations Championship games live on DAZN Canada (Trial Free).

How to watch England vs France Six Nations Rugby Live free from anywhere?

Irish free-to-air channel RTÉ is showing select 2022 Six Nations Championship games.  Sky Sport is the official broadcaster for the Six Nations in New Zealand. The broadcaster’s Sky Go streaming video service offers both live and on-demand programming including live sports from around the world.  The BBC and ITV own the UK broadcasting rights for the 2022 Six Nations Championship. Zattoo Switzerland is a great way to watch all ITV and BBC channels live and free. To watch this game free from anywhere then you need get ExpressVPN and connect to a server location in the UK or Switzerland. Go to BBC iPlayer in UK or Zattoo in Switzerland

Changes made to both teams ahead of the match

For France

  • Having recovered from Covid-19, Damian Penaud is back in starting XV on the right-wing.

For England

  • Ben Youngs returns at scrum-half in place of Harry Randall.
  • Sam Underhill is also back in starting XV for England’s final match of the Six Nations replacing Tom Curry who is ruled out with a hamstring injury.
  • George Furbank is selected at full-back, with Freddie Steward shifting to the right-wing in place of Max Malins, who has been dropped.

Where do teams stand in Guinness Six Nations 2022? 

Position Team Pl W D L F A SD B Pts

1 France 4 4 0 0 116 60 56 2 18

2 Ireland 4 3 0 1 142 58 84 4 16

3 England 4 2 0 2 88 71 17 2 10

4 Scotland 4 2 0 2 87 95 -8 2 10

5 Wales 4 1 0 3 55 82 -27 2 6

6 Italy 4 0 0 4 38 160 -122 0 0

Six Nations Fixtures for Super Saturday

Wales vs Italy (2.15 p.m. GMT)

Ireland vs Scotland (4.45 p.m. GMT)

France vs England (8 p.m GMT)

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France vs England: History and Results

France and England have contested a total of 108 rugby test matches since their first meeting in 1906. England has won 60 of those matches, whilst France has won 41 matches. There have also been seven drawn matches between the two nations.

Who will win?

England is looking to spoil France’s Grand Slam party, but cannot win the title themselves, since they have already lost two of their four games. But championship success is built on managing to prevail in tough situations and how Les Bleus will relish the chance to seal a Grand Slam against England of all teams. Yes, England will head to Paris with pride at stake but without a chance of lifting the trophy. 

Marshaled by World player of the year Antoine Dupont who leads the side from scrum-half, a first Grand Slam for 12 years surely beckons. We have been here before. France has been here before. And these situations do not always swing their way. However, I predict that France will win the match by 10 points. What do you think? Please share your thoughts in the comments below.