Australia vs France Rugby 2014: Live Stream, TV Channel, Start Time for Wallabies vs Les Blues

It’s Australia vs France in a rugby match on Saturday, June 14.

The match will be at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, slated to start at 8 p.m. AEDT (11 a.m. BST).

It will be broadcast on Sky Sports 1 in the United Kingdom and Fox Sports in Australia.

Live streaming will be available through these broadcasters.

The first test last weekend ended with the Wallabies winning 50-23, so the French side will be looking for revenge.

They’re helped by the fact that Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie was forced to make three changes due to injuries.

Skipper Stephen Moore (knee), lock Sam Carter and number eight Wycliff Palu (ankle) are all out with injuries suffered last weekend, reported Sportal. Tatafu Polota-Nau, James Horwill and Ben McCalman have all been promoted, while Rebels trio Scott Higginbotham, Laurie Weeks and Luke Jones come onto the bench.

Meanwhile, Les Blues coach Phillippe Saint-Andre has dumped 10 players from his starting lineup from last weekend. One of the additions is skipper Thierry Dusautoir, who is returning from an army injury.

Playmaker Remi Tales, giant centre Mathieu Bastareaud, winger Maxime Medard and rampaging No.8 Louis Picamoles are also available after sitting out the opening Test, reported ESPN.

Morgan Parra, who played off the bench last game, says the French are ready to win after getting surprised.

“They surprised us in terms of the intensity of the game and the pace of the game, the speed of the passing,” Parra said. “It’s two things. I don’t think mentally we were expecting that kind of intensity from the first Test so now we are aware of it. The second thing is when you get 50 points against you … you just want to get a bit of revenge from the score the previous weekend.”

Saint-Andre explained the changes. “We had to make changes, it was a very poor performance from our side. Australia played very well after we had some key players injured or involved for the (Top 14) final. Some guys didn’t perform well from last week and they didn’t deserve to be in the starting 15. We know that we are not favorite but I just hope it will be a better contest than last week.”

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