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Wary Medard is keen to brush off France title talk

By Staff Reporter

France's Maxime Medard has urged caution ahead of tonight's clash against unbeaten title rivals Wales.

Full-back Medard and company will arrive in Cardiff on the back of successive home wins against Italy and Ireland that ensured a strong start for new head coach Guy Noves.

But France now face opponents they have not beaten since the 2011 World Cup, losing four successive Six Nations Tests and scoring only one try.

"You can't help but hear some people talking about winning the championship, and even the Grand Slam, because we have won two from two," Toulouse star Medard said.

"But the truth is, at the moment, we have got nothing."

The victories over Italy and Ireland were achieved by a combined margin of just three points. Medard added: "They (Wales) are a very powerful team in attack and defence.

"They come up quickly. We won twice while struggling. We haven't won anything yet, and with a dangerous trip to Wales, we have nothing to brag about."

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