France dangerman Vincent Clerc misses the Wales match through injury.
France coach Philippe Saint-Andre has rejigged his squad ahead of their final RBS 6 Nations clash against Wales this weekend.
France head to Cardiff looking to derail Welsh hopes of landing the Grand Slam and Saint-Andre has made six changes, with the shock inclusion of 19-year-old Clermont back Jean-Marcellin Buttin called up for the first time.
Julien Pierre, Fulgence Ouedraogo, Dimitri Yachvili, Alexis Palisson and Florian Fritz were all named as Saint-Andre reacts to Sunday's 24-22 home defeat to England which ended France's title hopes.
Julien Dupuy, Maxime Mermoz, Julien Malzieu and Lionel Nallet all make way while Vincent Clerc has a shoulder injury. There are also injury doubts over Thierry Dusautoir (knee), Imanol Harinordoquy (knee) and Julien Bonnaire (elbow).
Forwards: J Poux (Toulouse), N Mas (Perpignan), V Debaty (Clermont), D Attoub (Stade Francais), D Szarzewski (Stade Francais), W Servat (Toulouse), P Pape (Stade Francais), Y Maestri (Toulouse), J Pierre (Clermont), T Dusautoir (Toulouse, captain), F Ouedraogo (Montpellier), J Bonnaire (Clermont), I Harinordoquy (Biarritz), L Picamoles (Toulouse). Backs: M Parra (Clermont), D Yachvili (Biarritz), F Trinh-Duc (Montpellier), L Beauxis (Toulouse), W Fofana (Clermont), A Rougerie (Clermont), F Fritz (Toulouse), A Palisson (Toulon), J Buttin (Clermont), C Poitrenaud (Toulouse).
WRU chief executive Martyn Phillips has urged Welsh rugby fans to follow in the footsteps of their soccer counterparts at last summer's Euro Championship by backing their team to the hilt in the upcoming RBS 6 Nations campaign.
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Wales and Ospreys back row James King, who came through the North Wales age grade system, nominated North Wales Regional Community Rugby Manager Marc Roberts, in the WRU's 'Diolch' initiative where squad players thanked those who played a part in their rise to the top.
A proud Japan head coach Jamie Joseph praises his players who so nearly pulled off a shock victory against Wales at the Principality Stadium where his side's fast tempo ensured the game wasn't decided until the dying seconds.
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Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards and second row Bradley Davies react to Saturday's disappointing defeat to Australia on Saturday but assure Welsh fans they indend to bounce back this weekend against Argentina.
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