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Kayser aims for a second cap

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Leicester Tigers hooker Benjamin Kayser, who won his first senior cap last weekend, has been retained in the France squad for Saturday’s second Test in Australia.

Sebastien Bruno of Sale Sharks starts in the centre of the front row, with Kayser acting as cover from the bench.

Bruno is among the survivors from the starting XV in the first Test as coach Marc Lievremont makes 11 changes for the re-match in Brisbane.

France: 15 Benjamin Thiery (Biarritz), 14 Alexis Palisson (Brive), 13 Maxim Mermoz (Toulouse), 12 Thibault Lacroix (Albi), 11 David Janin (Bourgoin), 10 Francois Trinh-Duc (Montpelier), 9 Sebastian Tillous-Borde (Castres); 1 Pierre Correia (Albi). 2 Sebastien Bruno (Sale Sharks), 3 Renaud Boyoud (Dax), 4 Sebastien Chabal (Sale Sharks), 5 Lionel Nallet (catres, captain), 6 Matthieu Lievremont (Dax), 7 Imanol Harinordoquy (Biarritz), 8 Fulgence Ouedraogo (Montpelier). Replacements: 16 Benjamin Kayser (Leicester Tigers), 17 Benoit Lecouls (Biarritz), 18 David Couzinet (Biarritz), 19 Louis Picamoles (Motnpelier), 20 Yannick Caballero (Montauban), 21 Dimitri Yachvili (Biarritz), 22 Jean-Baptiste Peyras (Bayonne).