France coach Aurelien Cologni has announced his squad for the upcoming 2017 Rugby League World Cup campaign.
The 24-man squad contains a mix of players from the English Super League and the domestic competition.
In total, there are eight players from the Perpignan-based Catalan Dragons, six from English Super League teams and 10 from the French Premier Division.
Theo Fages, the St Helens halfback, has been named as the team’s captain, with William Barthau from Toulouse Olympic and Benjamin Garcia from the Catalan Dragons as co vice-captains.
The team is a mix of experienced and up-and-coming players, with Jason Baitieri (15 Tests) Julian Bousquet (10), Benjamin Garcia (10) and Eloi Pelissier (14) leading the squad.
William Barthau (VC)
Theo Fages (C)
Benjamin Garcia (VC)