Laporte sticks with winning combination
February 10, 2000
French coach Bernard Laporte announced Thursday that he will stick with the Six Nations squad that gave the World Cup runners-up a comfortable 36-3 victory over Wales Saturday for their next match against England on February 19 at Stade de France.
Laporte, who succeeded Jean-Claude Skrela after the World Cup in November, saw his side produce a solid, professional performance with occasional flashes of inspiration in front of a sell-out 72,500 crowd in Cardiff's Millennium Stadium.
The French team will begin training for the England clash next Monday and the final team composition will be formally announced on February 16.