France coach Bernard Laporte has made several changes for the clash with Australia in Brisbane on Saturday with his side looking to bounce back from the 27-13 defeat to South Africa last weekend.
Prop Olivier Milloud returns to the front row where he will be joined by hooker Dimitri Szarzewski and prop Denis Avril, who are both set to make their international debuts.
In the second row, Gregory Lamboley and experienced flanker Olivier Magne also return to the side.
Dimitri Yachvili, who sprained his right ankle in Port Elizabeth, will be replaced at scrum-half and as captain by Jean-Baptiste Elissalde while Benoit Baby will play alongside Yannick Jauzion at centre.
Full-back Julien Laharrague will play out of position on the wing.
France team: N Brusque (Biarritz); J Laharrague (Brive), B Baby (Toulouse), Y Jauzion (Toulouse), C Heymans (Toulouse), F Michalak (Toulouse); JB Elissalde (Toulouse, captain); O Milloud (Bourgoin), D Szarzewski (Beziers), D Avril (Biarritz), P Pape (Bourgoin), G Lamboley (Toulouse), R Martin (Stade Francais), J Bonnaire (Bourgoin), O Magne (Clermont).
Replacements: S Bruno (Sale), S Marconnet (Stade Francais), T Privat (Clermont), Y Nyanga (Beziers), D Yachvili (Biarritz), D Traille (Biarritz), V Candelon (Narbonne).
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