France vs Uruguay Rugby World Cup

France will return to the Rugby World Cup action this evening as they take on Uruguay. This will be Uruguay’s first match in this tournament. This Pool A fixture will take place at Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Lille.

Hosts Les Bleus made a tremendous start on opening night as they came out on top against the mighty All Blacks at a rocking Stade de France. Tries from Damian Penaud and Melvyn Jaminet helped France to win by 27-13. They will search for a first Webb Ellis Cup triumph at their home tournament this autumn.

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  • Rugby World Cup 2023
  • France vs. Uruguay | Pool A
  • Date: Thursday, 14 September 2023
  • Kick-off Time: 8:00 pm BST / 9:00 pm local time
  • Venue: Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Lille, France

France vs Uruguay: Team News and Line-ups

France’s starting XV features 12 changes from the side that beat New Zealand in their first game of the tournament. Only center Yoram Moefana, wing Gabin Villiere, and lock Cameron Woki retain their starting berths. Skipper Antoine Dupont and star back-rower Gregory Alldritt will get a complete rest.

For Uruguay, star scrum-half Santiago Arata has recovered from his injury and will start.

France XV

Jaminet; Bielle-Biarrey, Vincent, Moefana, Villiere; Hastoy, Lucu; Gros, Bourgarit, Aldegheri; Woki, Taofifenua; Boudehent, Macalou, Jelonch (captain).

Replacements: Mauvaka, Wardi, Falatea, Chalureau, Flament, Cros, Couilloud, Ramos

Uruguay XV

Amaya; Basso, Inciarte, Vilaseca (c), Freitas; Etcheverry, Arata; Diana, Civetta, Ardao, Leindekar, Aliaga, Peculo, Pujadas, Sanguinetti.

Replacements: Gattas, Benitez, Piussi, Dotti, Bianchi, Deus, Ormaechea, Berchesi.


This will be the first meeting between France and Uruguay in Rugby since the 1960s when a France side toured Argentina and Uruguay.

How to Watch France vs Uruguay Rugby World Cup on TV?

The Rugby World Cup Pool A match between France and Uruguay will be available live on TF1 in France, with live streaming available on MYTF1. Star+ will broadcast this match live in Uruguay. 

In the UK, ITV4 will broadcast this match live. The live coverage will begin at 7:15 pm BST before the 8:00 pm BST kick-off.

Fans can watch the Rugby World Cup matches on NBC in the United States and on Stan Sport in Australia. In New Zealand, the matches will be available live on Sky Sports NZ.

Here are the official TV and live-streaming broadcasters of the Rugby World Cup 2023 in different territories.

Country  TV Channel Live Stream
USA NBC Peacock, FuboTV, Sling
France TF1, M6, France TV MYTF1
New Zealand  Sky Sports NZ, Prime Sky Go
Australia  Stan Sport, Nine Stan App, 9Now
South Africa  SuperSport DStv App
Argentina  TVP, Star+ Star+
Ireland RTE, Virgin Media RTE Player
Japan J Sports, NHK, NTV
Italy Sky Sports, RAI Sky Go
Fiji Fiji One


France vs Uruguay Live Stream Free

Tonight’s France vs Uruguay Rugby World Cup match live stream will be available on the ITVX app and website for free in the UK.

Here are the Live Stream options in different territories.

  • UK: ITVX
  • South Africa: DStv App
  • USA: Peacock, FuboTV, Sling Blue
  • New Zealand: Sky Go
  • Australia: Stan App
  • Uruguay: Star+


ITVX is the streaming home for all of ITV, meaning fans can enjoy the Rugby World Cup 2023 live stream on ITVX.

You can easily download the app from your app store. You can watch ITVX for free, or buy a premium subscription for £5.99 a month or £59.99 a year. ITVX Premium lets you watch ad-free and download shows to your mobile device.


Peacock will provide the live stream of all 48 matches of the Rugby World Cup in the USA.

To access all of the content Peacock has to offer, you can sign up for a Peacock Premium subscription at $5.99 a month (+tax) or $59.99 per year (+tax).

Fubo TV

Cord cutters can watch the France vs Uruguay RWC match live stream on NBC through FuboTV. The FuboTV pro pack comes at $74.99 per month and offers a 7-day free trial.

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Golam Muktadir is a passionate sports fan and a dedicated movie buff. He has been writing about both topics for over a decade and has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with his readers. Muktadir has a degree in journalism and has written for several well-known publications, including Surprise Sports.


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