Wales vs France Preview

Posted by admin on Friday, 14 October 2011

Wales vs France
October 15, 2011
Eden Park, Auckland

Don't miss for watching Wales vs France live stream. Wales went to semi-finals after beating Ireland in quarter-finals 22-10 while France defeating England in quarter-finals 19-12. Semi-finals between Wales vs France will be held on Saturday October 15, 2011 at Eden Park, Auckland. This clash becomes the first time the two sides have met at World Cup level.

Two sides have met 88 clashes in all time, Wales have won 43 times, France have won 42 times and 3 times have drawn. But France recently dominates Wales in their last matches. France have won their previous 3 encounters. France has won 6 of the last 7.

Wales vs France last matches

19-Mar-11 France 28-9 Wales
26-Feb-10 Wales 20-26 France
27-Feb-09 France 21-16 Wales
15-Mar-08 Wales 29-12 France
26-Aug-07 Wales 7-34 France

Head to Head

Played : 88
Wales wins : 43
France wins : 42
Draw : 3

France have lost just once to Wales in their last seven meetings when Warren Gatland's men won the Grand Slam in 2008.

Les Blues have released the squad to clash against Wales in semi-finals, this is the France Squad

France: Maxime Medard, Vincent Clerc, Aurélien Rougerie, Maxime Mermoz, Alexis Palisson, Morgan Parra, Dimitri Yachvili, Jean-Baptiste Poux, William Servat, Nicolas Mas, Pascal Pape, Lionel Nallet, Thierry Dusautoir (c), Julien Bonnaire, Imanol Harinordoquy

Replacements: Dimitri Szarzewski, Fabien Barcella, Julien Pierre, Louis Picamoles, Francois Trinh-Duc, David Marty, Cedric Heymans

Probable line-up for Wales

Wales: Leigh Halfpenny, George North, Jonathan Davies, Jamie Roberts, Shane Williams, Rhys Priestland, Mike Phillips, Toby Faletau, Sam Warburton (c), Dan Lydiate, Alun-Wyn Jones, Luke Charteris, Adam Jones, Huw Bennett, Gethin Jenkins.

Who will win this match? So don't forget for watching Wales vs France live.