Date: 2/10/15

France look to start a new conquest when they kick-off their European Cup Campaign on the 17th of October in Albi.

The objective will not only be to retain their 2nd place in the European ranking, but also to prepare for the 2017 World Cup which will be played on Australian soil.

The 23 man squad for the European Championship:

Morgan Escare – Catalans Dragons
Jordan Sigismeau – St. Esteve XIII Catalan
Tony Gigot – Catalans Dragons
Benjamin Jullien – Warrington
Damien Cardace – FC Lezignan XIII
Théo Fages – Salford
Remy Marginet – St. Estève XIII Catalan
Julian Bousquet – Catalans Dragons
John Boudebza – Hull KR
Gadwin Springer – Castleford
Mickael Simon – Wakefield
Kevin Larroyer – Hull KR
Jason Baitieri – Catalans Dragons
Jean Philippe Baile – Bradford
Olivier Arnaud – SO Avignon XIII
William Barthau – London Broncos
Mourad Kriouache – Toulouse Olympique XIII
Ugo Perez – St. Esteve XIII Catalan
Clement Boyer – Toulouse Olympique XIII
Antoni Maria – Catalans Dragons
Mickael Goudemand – SO Avignon XIII
Stanislas Robin – St. Esteve XIII Catalan
Florent Rouanet – FC Lezignan XIII

The sports channel beIN SPORTS will broadcast three games of the France team, live:
– France / Ireland October 17 in Albi
– Wales / France October 30 in Cardiff
– France / Scotland on November 7 in Avignon