Event Details


New Zealand v France

Westpac Stadium, Wellington

7:35 PM


Henry hits out at slowdown tactics

Irritating tactical ploys by opposing sides attempting to slow the game down, and scrum laws which favour negative teams are upsetting the All Blacks coaching panel.
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France aim to turn Test into personal duels

Winning more one-on-one "duels" is one way the beleaguered French rugby team can close a cavernous gap on the All Blacks believes coach Bernard Laporte.
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Carter, McCaw not yet up to speed

Dan Carter and Richie McCaw played only a minimal role in All Blacks training today, casting doubt on their ability to play the second Iveco Series Test against France in Wellington on Saturday.
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Carter and McCaw confident

Ace All Blacks first five-eighths Dan Carter expects to make a decision on Thursday whether he will play in the second Iveco Test against France in Wellington on Saturday.
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McAlister desperate to get out there again

All Black second five-eighths Luke McAlister isn't thinking about all the comments swirling around him about his possible future in New Zealand and is looking forward to making his first Test start in Wellington, against France on Saturday.
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All Blacks inflict record defeat on France

Rampant All Blacks forward power and superior attacking skills in the backs ran France ragged in a nine try feast to win by a record 61-10 in the second Iveco Test at Westpac Stadium in Wellington.
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Rokocoko relishes open spaces

Open pasture was a welcome sight for flying All Blacks wing Joe Rokocoko in the second Iveco Test against France in Wellington on Saturday.
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Collins makes his mark

It was the moment all the Wellington faithful had been waiting for, their home town All Blacks hero Jerry Collins unleashing a powerful tackle on the French hard man Sebastian Chabal in the second Iveco Test.
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McAlister relishes challenges

Second five-eighths Luke McAlister impressed with his allround game, winning the plaudits of his coaches for his tackling and line-breaking in the record 61-10 win over France in Wellington.
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Robinson hints at lineout lift

Lock Keith Robinson returns to the All Blacks pack this week excited about the improvement that has occurred in the lineout since last season.
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