Is France vs England on TV? Kick-off time, channel and team news for Six Nations finale

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England close out their Six Nations campaign against championship hopefuls France, and here we run you through how to catch it live on television.

The Six Nations comes to an end this weekend with England looking to close their campaign on a high.

It has been a disappointing Six Nations campaign for Eddie Jones’ men, with a title no longer possible following last week’s defeat.

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England came up short against Ireland, losing 32-15, and that has left them in third place, eight points behind leaders France and six behind Ireland.

Fortunately, the Lions can at least leave their mark on this year’s championship, facing leaders France in the final game, and a win in that one would give Ireland the opportunity they need to come out on top.

Ahead of England’s clash with France, we have rounded up all you needed to know.

When is France vs England?

England will make the trip to Paris to face France at Stade de France on Saturday, 19 March.

Kick-off is at 8pm in the UK and 9pm in France.

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Is it on TV?

Yes. The Lions’ clash with France will be shown live on ITV.

Coverage kicks off at 7.15pm, concluding at 10.30pm.

Highlights details

BBC Two will have a highlights show on Sunday, 20 March at 7:05pm.

But if you want to catch the highlights even earlier, they will be shown available on Dailymotion here.

Team news

France have made just one change from the team that were victorious in Cardiff last week, with Damian Penaud returning to the line-up after recovering from Covid-19.

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France lineup: M Jaminet; D Penaud, G Fickou, J Danty, G Villiere; R Ntamack, A Dupont (c); C Baille, J Marchand, U Atonio, C Woki, P Willimse, F Cros, A Jelonch, G Alldritt.

Replacements: P Mauvaka, JB Gros, M Haouas, R Taofifenua, T Flament, D Cretin, M Lucu, T Ramos.

Meanwhile, England have surprised with their decision to name George Furbank at full-back.

Freddie Stewart moves to the wing with Max Malins dropped, while Ben Young takes the place of Harry Randall at scrum-half.

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Elsewhere, Kyle Sinckler makes way for Will Stuart at tighthead, Sam Underhill replaces the injured Tom Curry and Nick Isiekwe takes the place of the suspended Charlie Ewels.

England lineup: Furbank; Steward, Marchant, Slade, Nowell; Smith, Youngs; Genge, George, Stuart, Itoje, Isiekwe, Lawes (c), Underhill, Simmonds.

Replacements: Marler, Dolly, Sinckler, Chessum, Dombrandt, Randall, Ford, Daly.

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