A rivalry in numbers: All Blacks v France

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Check out all the key numbers and stats from the All Blacks v France rivalry as the All Blacks look to make it two from two on the Vista Northern Tour.

57: The All Blacks and France have clashed 57 times in Tests with the All Blacks winning 44 Tests compared to France’s 12 victories. There has been one draw. 


62: The All Blacks achieved their highest score over France in their 62-13 win at the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

5: Just five points separated the All Blacks and France last time they played with the All Blacks getting home 24-19 in Paris. 

1: The All Blacks beat France by just one point in the 2011 Rugby World Cup final.

Wearing the number 15 jersey, French full back Jean-Luc Sadourny scored the ‘try from the end of the world’ to help France complete a 2-0 clean sweep of the All Blacks in 1994. 

33: France scored 33 second half points in their 43-31 win over the All Blacks in the Rugby World Cup 1999 semifinal.

8: Joe Rokocoko’s eight Test tries against France are the most by an All Black. Of current players, Beauden Barrett has the most tries against France with three.

163: Dan Carter leads the all-time point-scoring against France with 163 points. Christophe Lamaison has the most points for France against the All Blacks with 71.

10: The All Blacks have won ten Tests in a row against France since losing at Carisbrook in 2009 – their longest winning streak against France.

300: All Blacks captain Kieran Read will play his 300th first class game this weekend against France.