Laporte rested several top players for last Friday's game against the United States after France had already secured top spot in pool B.
There are two changes on the replacements bench. Patrick Tabacco is named as the reserve flanker ahead of Christian Labit while centre Brian Liebenberg, who scored a hat-trick of tries against the Americans, is preferred to Damien Traille.
France: 15 Nicolas Brusque, 14 Aurilien Rougerie, 13 Tony Marsh, 12 Yannick Jauzion, 11 Christophe Dominici, 10 Fridiric Michalak, 9 Fabien Galthii (captain), 8 Imanol Harinordoquy, 7 Olivier Magne, 6 Serge Betsen, 5 Jerome Thion, 4 Fabien Pelous, 3 Sylvain Marconnet, 2 Raphael Ibanez, 1 Jean-Jacques Crenca.Replacements: 16 Yannick Bru, 17 Olivier Milloud, 18 Olivier Brouzet, 19 Patrick Tabacco, 20 Girald Merceron, 21 Brian Liebenberg, 22 Pepito Elhorga.
Referee: Jonathan Kaplan (South Africa)
Touch judges: Chris White (England), Nigel Williams (Wales)