France 30-man provisional squad Six Nations

Clermont Auvergne centre Wesley Fofana and Toulouse lock Yoann Maestri are fhe only new names in the first squad selection by French coach Philippe Saint-Andre. The squad will form the basis of selection for the up-coming Six Nations and also sees the return of; Toulouse trio Clement Poitrenaud, Lionel Beauxis and Yannick Nyanga. Not included are; centre Mathieu Bastareaud and scrum-half Julien Dupuy.

Toulouse flanker Thierry Dusautoir, remains as captain.
France play their first match of 2012 against Italy in Paris on Saturday, 4 February.

Provisional squad

Forwards: Fabien Barcella (Biarritz), Vincent Debaty (Clermont), Luc Ducalcon (Castres), Nicolas Mas (Perpignan), Jean-Baptiste Poux (Toulouse), William Servat (Toulouse), Dimitri Szarzewski (Stade Francais), Yoann Maestri (Toulouse), Romain Millo-Chluski (Toulouse), Pascal Pape (Stade Francais), Julien Pierre (Clermont), Imanol Harinordoquy (Biarritz), Thierry Dusautoir (Toulouse, capt), Fulgence Ouedraogo (Montpellier), Yannick Nyanga (Toulouse), Louis Picamoles (Toulouse), Julien Bonnaire (Clermont)

Backs: Morgan Parra (Clermont), Dimitri Yachvili (Biarritz), Lionel Beauxis (Toulouse), Francois Trinh-Duc (Montpellier), Yann David (Toulouse), Wesley Fofana (Clermont), Maxime Mermoz (Perpignan), Aurelien Rougerie (Clermont), Vincent Clerc (Toulouse), Julien Malzieu (Clermont), Alexis Palisson (Toulon), Maxime Medard (Toulouse), Clement Poitrenaud (Toulouse).