Saint-Andre keeps the faith

France have named an unchanged 24-man squad for this weekend's clash with Argentina.

The squad which hammered Australia 33-6 will be given another chance to impress against the Pumas, who have a decent record in France.

"Manager Philippe Saint-Andre and his staff have decided to retain the same 24-man squad to prepare for the Argentina game on Saturday in Lille," the French Rugby Union said.

Youann Maestri, the first choice lock who had to pull out of the starting XV 24 hours before the Australia match, should be fit to face Argentina.

The Toulouse giant, who had a back problem, was replaced by Toulon debutant Jocelino Suta but is likely to return for the Lille showdown.