France have made just one change to their starting XV to face Italy in round two of the Guinness Six Nations.

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Fabien Galthie’s side defeated England last Sunday in Paris and they will now look to do likewise to the Azzurri with a team that sees Arthur Vincent starting in place of the injured Virimi Vakatawa.

Vincent made a Test debut off the bench last weekend and now makes his first start.

Forward Romain Taofifenua comes onto the bench for Vincent, meaning a 6/2 forwards/backs split this weekend.

FRANCE (vs Italy, Sunday)

15. Bouthier; 14. Thomas, 13. Vincent, 12. Fickou, 11. Rattez; 10. Ntamack, 9. Dupont; 8. Alldritt, 7. Ollivon (capt), 6. Cros, 5. Willemse, 4. Le Roux, 3. Haouas, 2. Marchand, 1. Baille. Reps: 16. Mauvaka, 17. Poirot, 18. Bamba, 19. Taofifenua, 20. Palu, 21. Woki, 22. Serin, 23. Jalibert.

WATCH: The Rugby Pod looks ahead to the second round of the Guinness Six Nations 

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