The Official Online RBS 6 Nations Store is open. The store has everything you need to get behind your team during the RBS 6 Nations, plus the store is now fully stocked with a much wider range of rugby merchandise.
Medard suffered the injury in training on Monday with the French star himself declaring he was 99% likely to play.
The 24-year-old has been in scintillating form this season with 18 tries to his name including three in three games for Les Bleus.
Brive winger Alexis Palisson, who featured in four of France’s five matches in last year’s Grand Slam, comes on to the bench to replace Poitrenaud.
Meanwhile Lievremont is confident Yannick Jauzion will be fit for Le Crunch despite the veteran centre missing training today.