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07.October.2007

New Zealand v France

Cardiff

8:00 AM

18-20

Carter looking good for France

Fears that key All Blacks playmaker Daniel Carter will miss the World Cup quarterfinal against France are dissipating fast.
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All Blacks embracing France match

Daunting? Far from it, say the All Blacks at the prospect of confronting France in the quarterfinals of the World Cup this weekend.
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Laporte says All Blacks are beatable

French coach Bernard Laporte believes the All Blacks are beatable, especially in a one-off game like Saturday's World Cup quarter-final in Cardiff.
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Lauaki suspended for two weeks

All Blacks No.8 Sione Lauaki has been suspended for two games following his citing for a dangerous tackle in New Zealand's 85-8 win over Romania in Toulouse on Saturday.
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English Ref for All Blacks quarterfinal match

English referee Wayne Barnes will control the World Cup quarterfinal between New Zealand and France in Cardiff on Sunday (NZT).
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French want to put sand in gearbox

France will be looking to knock the All Blacks machine out of synch in Saturday's World Cup quarter-final in Cardiff.
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Carter sure All Blacks can cope

France's stated policy of taking a kicking game into the World Cup quarter-final against the All Blacks, with the intention of pinning the New Zealanders in their own territory and subduing them through lineout advantage, is a bold move.
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McCaw says gap not that wide to France

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw does not think the gap between his side and its World Cup quarter-final opponent France is as great as recent results between the side might suggest.
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Hardest selection ever - Henry

This is the biggest Test in All Blacks coach Graham Henry's tenure so little wonder it was the most emotionally draining selection in which he has been involved.
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All Blacks announce team to play France

All Blacks coach Graham Henry and his assistant coaches Wayne Smith and Steve Hansen and fellow selector, Sir Brian Lochore, have announced the team to play France on Saturday 6 October (8am, 7 Oct NZT) in Cardiff:
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