Allbacks coach Steve Hansen has kept eleven players from the team that played the Barbarians last weekend in London. Kieran Read, Ryan Crotty, Sonny Bill Williams, Dane Coles and Sam Whitelock are the only changes in the starting fifteen to face France in Paris on Saturday. Star blindside flanker Vaea Fifita retains his position on the side of the scrum.

Team: 15. D. McKenzie 14. W. Naholo 13. R Crotty 12. S B Williams 11. R. Ioane 10. B Barrett 9. A Smith 8. K Read 7. S Cane 6. V Fifitan 5. S Whitelock 4. L Romano 3. N Laulala 2. D Coles 1. K Hames


Bench: 16. C Taylor 17. W Crockett 18. O Tu’ungafasi 19. S Barrett 20. M Todd 21. T J Perenara 22. L Sopoanga 23. A Lienert-Brown