Paul Willemse muscles through from a well-worked French line out | Guinness Six Nations

With a short, sharp line out France extend their lead at Principality Stadium, with Paul Willemse the beneficiary.

Wales: 15. Leigh Halfpenny (Scarlets), 14. George North (Ospreys), 13. Nick Tompkins (Saracens), 12. Hadleigh Parkes (Scarlets), 11. Josh Adams (Cardiff Blues), 10. Dan Biggar (Northampton Saints), 9. Gareth Davies (Scarlets), 1. Wyn Jones (Scarlets), 2. Ken Owens (Scarlets), 3. Dillon Lewis (Cardiff Blues), 4. Jake Ball (Scarlets), 5. Alun Wyn Jones (c) (Ospreys), 6. Ross Moriarty (Dragons), 7. Justin Tipuric (Ospreys), 8. Taulupe Faletau (Bath Rugby)

Replacements: 16. Ryan Elias (Scarlets), 17. Rob Evans (Scarlets), 18. Leon Brown (Dragons), 19. Will Rowlands (Wasps), 20. Aaron Wainwright (Dragons), 21. Tomos Williams (Cardiff Blues), 22. Jarrod Evans (Cardiff Blues), 23. Johnny McNicholl (Scarlets)

France: 15. Anthony Bouthier (Montpellier), 14. Teddy Thomas (Racing 92), 13. Virimi Vakatawa (Racing 92), 12. Arthur Vincent (Montpellier), 11. Gaël Fickou (Stade Français), 10. Romain Ntamack (Toulouse), 9. Antoine Dupont (Toulouse), 1. Cyril Baille (Toulouse), 2. Julien Marchand (Toulouse), 3. Mohamed Haouas (Montpellier), 4. Bernard Le Roux (Racing 92), 5. Paul Willemse (Montpellier), 6. François Cros (Toulouse), 7. Charles Ollivon (c) (Toulon), 8. Grégory Alldritt (La Rochelle)

Replacements: 16. Camille Chat (Racing 92), 17. Jean-Baptiste Gros (Toulon), 18. Demba Bamba (Lyon), 19. Romain Taofifenua (Toulon), 20. Dylan Cretin (Lyon), 21. Baptiste Serin (Toulon), 22. Matthieu Jalibert (Bordeaux-Bègles), 23. Thomas Ramos (Toulouse)

Date: Saturday, February 22
Venue: Principality Stadium
Kick-off: 16:45 GMT
Referee: Matthew Carley (England)
Assistant 1: Wayne Barnes (England)
Assistant 2: Karl Dickson (England)
TMO: Graham Hughes (England)

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