Scrum-half Williams was chosen over Gareth Davies, and his Cardiff Blues teammate Anscombe retains the No. 10 shirt for the Stade de France showdown, with Biggar on the bench.
Liam Williams switches to fullback within the absence of Leigh Halfpenny (concussion), so Josh Adams is available in on the left wing.
Adam Beard retains his place within the second row alongside captain Alun Wyn Jones, whereas Ross Moriarty has overcome a concussion to don the No. eight shirt.
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Josh Navidi has additionally recovered from damage to take his place within the again row together with British and Irish Lions flanker Justin Tipuric.
Coach Warren Gatland has as soon as once more gone with the midfield pairing of Hadleigh Parkes and Jonathan Davies.
Wales: Liam Williams, George North, Jonathan Davies, Hadleigh Parkes, Josh Adams, Gareth Anscombe, Tomos Williams; Rob Evans, Ken Owens, Tomas Francis, Adam Beard, Alun Wyn Jones (captain), Josh Navidi, Justin Tipuric, Ross Moriarty.
Replacements: Elliot Dee, Wyn Jones, Samson Lee, Cory Hill, Aaron Wainwright, Gareth Davies, Dan Biggar, Owen Watkin.