Factbox-Rugby-Australia v France - third test

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(Reuters) - Factbox on Saturday's series-deciding third test between Australia and France:

When: July 17, 8 p.m. (1000 GMT)

Where: Lang Park, Brisbane (capacity: 52,500)

Referee: Ben O'Keeffe (New Zealand)

Assistant referees: Mike Fraser (New Zealand), Brendon Pickerill (New Zealand) TMO: Glenn Newman (New Zealand)

AUSTRALIA

World ranking: 7

Coach: Dave Rennie

Captain: Michael Hooper

Team: 15-Tom Banks, 14-Filipo Daugunu, 13-Len Ikitau, 12-Hunter Paisami, 11-Marika Koroibete, 10-Noah Lolesio, 9-Tate McDermott, 8-Isi Naisarani, 7-Michael Hooper (captain), 6-Lachlan Swinton, 5-Lukhan Salakaia-Loto, 4-Darcy Swain, 3-Allan Alaalatoa, 2-Brandon Paenga-Amosa, 1-James Slipper.

Replacements: 16-Jordan Uelese, 17-Angus Bell, 18-Taniela Tupou, 19- Matt Philip, 20-Rob Valetini, 21-Jake Gordon, 22-Matt To’omua, 23-Reece Hodge.

FRANCE

World ranking: 5

Coach: Fabien Galthie

Captain: Anthony Jelonch

Team: 15-Melvyn Jaminet, 14-Damian Penaud, 13-Pierre-Louis Barassi, 12-Arthur Vincent, 11-Teddy Thomas, 10-Antoine Hastoy, 9-Baptiste Couilloud, 8-Anthony Jelonch (captain), 7-Cameron Woki, 6-Dylan Cretin, 5-Romain Taofifenua, 4-Cyril Cazeaux, 3-Sipili Falatea, 2-Gaetan Barlot, 1-Enzo Forletta.

Replacements: 16-Anthony Etrillard, 17-Quentin Walcker, 18-Demba Bamba, 19-Pierre-Henry Azagoh, 20-Alexandre Becognee, 21-Teddy Iribaren, 22-Anthony Bouthier, 23-Julien Heriteau.

OVERALL RECORD

Played: 49

Australia wins: 28

Draws: 2

France wins: 19

LAST FIVE MEETINGS

2021 Australia 26-28 France Brisbane

2021 Australia 23-21 France Brisbane

2016 France 23-25 Australia Paris

2014 France 29-26 Australia Paris

2014 Australia 39-13 France Sydney

(Compiled by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter Rutherford)

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