France will be heavy favourites to make it three Rugby World Cup wins from three when they face Namibia at Stade de Marseille on Thursday (8pm BST).
Les Bleus have made a 100 per cent start in Pool A with victories over New Zealand and Uruguay, while their opponents have suffered successive defeats against Italy and the All Blacks.
How to Watch France vs Namibia Live Stream In UK
Bet365 are live streaming a selection of Rugby World Cup matches live for account holders. Those interested in streaming France vs Namibia live can take advantage of this service by following the simple steps below.
- Click on this link
- Click ‘join now’ and enter details.
- Log in and fund your account.
- Navigate to the ‘In-Play’ link at the top of the homepage and select your desired event.
*Geo restrictions apply, 18+ only, must have a funded account or placed a bet in the last 24 hours, BeGambleAware. All odds and offers within this article are accurate at the time of writing.
France vs Namibia Preview
France have endured two contrasting victories so far. Les Blues started with a morale-boosting 27-13 win over three-time champions New Zealand, but they have flattered to deceive during their 27-12 success over Uruguay.
But Namibia have suffered a pair of commanding defeats, going down 52-8 against Italy and 71-3 against the All Blacks.
Fabien Galthie has made 12 changes from France’s win over Uruguay with the likes of Antoine Duport returning, while Cameron Woki, Louis Bielle-Biarry and Anthony Jelonch are the only survivors.
Meanwhile, Allister Coetzee opts for nine Namibian changes from the defeat to New Zealand, with Le Roux Malan a notable absentee after sustaining an horrific ankle injury against the All Blacks.
France XV: Thomas Ramos; Damian Penaud, Gaël Fickou, Jonathan Danty, Louis Bielle-Biarrey; Matthieu Jalibert, Antoine Dupont (captain); Cyril Baille, Peato Mauvaka, Uini Atonio; Cameron Woki, Thibaud Flament; François Cros, Charles Ollivon, Anthony Jelonch.
Replacements: Pierre Bourgarit, Reda Wardi, Dorian Aldegheri, Romain Taofifenua, Paul Boudehent, Baptiste Couilloud, Yoram Moefana, Melvyn Jaminet.
Namibia XV: Andre van der Bergh; Gerswin Mouton, Johan Deysel (captain), Danco Burger, JC Greyling; Cliven Loubser, Jacques Theron; Desiderius Sethie, Louis van der Westhuizen, Johan Coetzee; Mahepisa Tjeriko, Adriaan Ludick; Max Katjijeko, Johan Retief, Prince Gaoseb.
Replacements: Obert Nortje, Jason Benade, Haitembu Shifuka, PJ Van Lill, Richard Hardwick, Oela Blaauw, Alcino Izaacs, Divan Rossouw.
Bet £10 & Get £30 in Free Bets with Bet365
Not signed up to bet365 yet? Here's how to claim one of the best bookmaker welcome offers around...
- Open an account (here's a link)
- Make a qualifying deposit of between £5* and £10*
- Claim the offer to receive three times your deposit in 'Free Bets'.
- To release your 'Free Bets', place qualifying bets to the value of your qualifying deposit and allow those bets to settle.
- Your 'Free Bets' will become available shortly after your qualifying bets have settled
- To use your 'Free Bets', select 'Use bet credits' in the bet slip.
New Customers only. Bet £10* & Get £30* in Free Bets. Sign up, deposit between £5* and £10* to your account and bet365 will give you three times that value in Free Bets when you place qualifying bets to the same value and they are settled. Free Bets are paid as Bet Credits. Min odds/bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. T&Cs, time limits & exclusions apply. 18+ only. begambleaware.org