Six Nations tournament: the Welsh without George North face the Blues. Wales lost their first three matches in the 2024 Six Nations Tournament: 26-27 against Scotland, 14-16 against England and 31-7 against Ireland.

For its part, the French XV lost heavily against Ireland (17-38) at the start of the competition, before beating Scotland (20-16) and conceding a disappointing draw against Italy ( 13-13) France remains on five consecutive victories against Wales. The last setback dates back to October 20, 2019, in the quarter-final of the World Cup in Japan.