France vs England: TV channel, live stream, kick-off time, team news for CRUNCHING Women's Six Nations clash

ENGLAND will get the chance to retain their Women's Six Nation's crown TOMORROW when they take on France in Bayonne.

The Red Roses have dismantled all the other four nations put before them – scoring a staggering 258 points in the process.


Which includes their recent 69-0 pummelling on British counterparts Ireland in round four.

However, Les Bleus have also won all of their games throughout the duration of the tournament.

And comfortably easing past Wales in the previous round, has set up a grand slam finish on the final matchday.

What time does France vs England kick off?

  • France take on England TOMORROW – Saturday, April 30.
  • It is scheduled to kick-off at 2:15pm UK time – 3:15pm in France.
  • Stade Jean Dauger in Bayonne, France will be the venue for the match which can hold around 18,000 spectators.
  • Ironically, England and France's last encounter came on April, 30 2021 where the Red Roses controversially ran out 17-15 winners.

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What TV channel is France vs England on and can I live stream it?

  • France vs England will be broadcasted live on BBC Two.
  • The coverage commences from 2pm UK time – 15 minutes before kick-off.
  • Subscription members have the option to stream the game live via the BBC Sport website or BBC iPlayer app.

Team news

With Les Bleus winger, Caroline Boujard returning from injury in the most recent trip to Wales, France have a fully fit side for the match.

However, the boss has decided to surprisingly drop Jessy Tremouliere to the bench for Caroline Drouin

And Audrey Forlani comes in at lock as Celine Ferer moves to flanker and Julie Annery starts on the bench.

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Meanwhile, England head coach Simon Middleton has been dealt a huge blow ahead of their crucial Women's Six Nations clash with France.

Captain Sarah Hunter sustained a rib injury against Ireland which means that Poppy Cleall will be her replacement.

Starting XV and replacements

France XV: Chloe Jacquet; Caroline Boujard, Maelle Filopon, Gabrielle Vernier, Marine Menager; Caroline Drouin, Laure Sansus; Annaelle Deshaye, Agathe Sochat, Clara Joyeux, Madoussou Fall, Audrey Forlani, Celine Ferer, Gaelle Hermet, Romane Menager

France replacements: Laure Touye, Coco Lindelauf, Yllana Brosseau, Julie Annery, Emeline Gros, Alexandra Chambon, Jessy Tremouliere, Emilie Boulard

England XV: Helena Rowland, Emily Sacaratt, Holly Aitchinson, Jess Breach; Zoe Harrison, Leanne Infante; Vickii Cornborough, Lark Davies, Sarah Bern, Zoe Aldcroft, Abbie Ward, Alex Matthews, Marlie Pecker, Poppy Cleall

England replacements: Amy Cokayne, Hannah Botterman, Maud Muir, Rosie Galligan, Sarah Beckett, Sadia Kabeya, Natasha Hunt, Ellie Kildunne

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