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Wenceslas Lauret, pictured right, has been named in the France team

Wenceslas Lauret, pictured right, has been named in the France team

Wenceslas Lauret, pictured right, has been named in the France team

France coach Philippe Saint-Andre has named a team showing one enforced change for Friday's RBS 6 Nations clash against Wales in Cardiff.

Flanker Wenceslas Lauret replaces his Racing Metro team-mate Bernard Le Roux, who was injured during the 30-10 victory over Italy 10 days ago.

Saint-Andre otherwise retains the team that posted a second successive Six Nations victory this season as Les Bleus target a win that would keep them on course for the title and Grand Slam.

Changes on the replacements' bench include a call-up for Castres back Remi Tales, while his club colleague - hooker Brice Mach - steps in for an injured Benjamin Kayser.

France have beaten Wales on five of their previous seven Six Nations visits to the Millennium Stadium, while Wales - crushed 26-3 by Ireland last time out - have not lost successive Six Nations games since 2010.