France and New Zealand are set to face off in the opening match of the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France, however, we may get a preview of that encounter this November.
A report by RMC Sport states that Les Bleus will host the All Blacks on November 20 at the Stade de France, the same venue as the World Cup opener in two years time.
According to the report, France will host Argentina at the Stade de France on November 6 before hosting Georgia in Bordeaux a week later on November 13.
Their final game will be against the All Blacks on November 20 at the Stade de France.
France are yet to face New Zealand under the guidance of new head coach Fabien Galthie with the most recent encounter between the two sides dating back to 2018.
The All Blacks' tour to the Northern Hemisphere is set to include games against Wales, Italy, France and Ireland.