The probe had been launched after Welsh boss Rob Howley accused the French of bringing the integrity of rugby into question with their contentious decision to replace Atonio, who had a head injury, with renowned scrummager
Rabah Slimani while the March game was in the balance before France won 20-18.
Giant Samoan Census Johnston and powerhouse Georgian Mikheil Nariashvili, a devastating scrummager
for Montpellier, are the starting props eother side of Wales hooker Richard Hibbard, and the front row replacements are Schalk Brits, WP Nel and dual World Cup-winner Ben Franks.
Edwards is a familiar figure in the game who is a formidable scrummager
and a willing ball carrier.
He is a strong scrummager
, a good line-out technician, very skilful and our sort of allround player.
The Arms Park side had been forced to play with 14 men because front row injuries meant they could not field another scrummager
and then, to add to their woes, centre Nick Griffiths and replacement forward Aled Rees went to the sin-bin.
Veteran former Welsh international tighthead Jones remains a formidable scrummager
, and is sure to be seeking to make a big impression on his Harlequins league debut.
He added: "Euan's a proven scrummager
at Test level.
A high-class scrummager
and destructive around the field, Wales could have their hands full with the Leinster loosehead prop, but in 90 times-capped Jones they possess a revered scrum cornerstone who is firmly established among the finest tighthead operators around.
Weighing in at over 19 stone, the 6ft 1in scrummager
is a well-travelled commodity, having previously packed down with Narbonne, Strasbourg, Auch, Pay's d'Aix and Bourgoin.
The Lions front row warrior - a true folk hero for the thousands of potbellied tour followers roaming Australia - insists the fear factor has to be faced down if you are going to be a worldclass scrummager
The perception that Caves is a stronger scrummager
, an area where Mose have had to work hard this season, has limited Wilkes to just four starts.
He then moved to Pirates where in three seasons he has established himself as a workhorse lock and solid scrummager