France Rugby League World Cup 2022 Squad, Fixtures

France Rugby League World Cup 2022 Squad – France is one of the teams which has been participating in the Rugby League World Cup since the inaugural edition. Referred as Les Chanticleers or Les Tricolores, France has never missed the Rugby League World Cup spot. France will be looking to improve on their performance at the last Rugby League World Cup in 2017 when they failed to win a single game. 

France will be hoping to make it out of the group stages this time around and has been drawn into a tricky group alongside England, Samoa and Greece. However, with a talented squad at their disposal, they are certainly capable of causing an upset or two.

The French team has never won the Rugby League World Cup, but they will be hoping to change that in 2022. They will face some tough competition along the way, but with a bit of luck, they could go all the way.

France Rugby League World Cup 2022 Squad
France Rugby League World Cup 2022 Squad


France Rugby League World Cup 2022 Squad

As we said, history can be scripted but not without the best players who give their best at that very moment. It is not going to be an easy task for selectors. The responsibility of selection rests on Fédération Française de Rugby à XIII. Here are the best probable players who have the best chance to get selected for France’s Rugby League World Cup squad. 

  • Ilias Bergal
  • Tony Gigot
  • Mathieu Jussaume
  • Mark Kheirallah
  • Anthony Marion
  • Romain Navarrete
  • Éloi Pélissier
  • Maxime Puech
  • Justin Sangaré
  • Mathieu Cozza
  • Jordan Dezaria
  • Mickaël Goudemand
  • Benjamin Jullien
  • Mathieu Laguerre
  • Corentin Le Cam
  • Arthur Mourgue
  • Rougé Caesar
  • Paul Séguier
  • Fouad Yaha
  • Morgan Escaré

France Rugby League World Cup 2022 Fixtures

The French team will be looking to win their first RLWC title. But multiple teams stand in their way. Out of 15 other teams, 3 teams have been pooled along with France. France has been drawn into group A along with Greece, England and Samoa. The French team will begin their campaign against Greece. Then France will go on to play England and Samoa on 22nd and 30th October 2022. 

Date Fixture Time (BST) Venue
Mon Oct 17 France vs Greece 7:30 pm Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster
Sat Oct 22 France vs England 7:30 pm University of Bolton Stadium, Bolton
Sun Oct 30 France vs Samoa 2:30 pm Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington

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