NZL
NO.NAME
15Jordie Barrett, FB
14Ben Smith, W
T
13Anton Lienert-Brown, C
12Ryan Crotty, C
11Rieko Ioane, W
T
2
10Beauden Barrett, FH
T
3
2
9Aaron Smith, SH
1Joe Moody, P
2Codie Taylor, H
T
3Owen Franks, P
4Sam Whitelock, L
5Scott Barrett, L
6Liam Squire, FL
7Sam Cane, FL
8Luke Whitelock, N8
Replacements
16Nathan Harris, R
17Karl Tuinukuafe, R
18Ofa Tuungafasi, R
19Vaea Fifita, R
20Ardie Savea, R
T
21TJ Perenara, R
22Damian McKenzie, R
T
23Ngani Laumape, R
T

*Players currently on the pitch are shown in bold

Game Info

Venue: Eden Park
8:35 AM, June 9, 2018
11dReuters

Yellow card blows game open as All Blacks hammer France

A questionable yellow card to France lock Paul Gabrillagues allowed New Zealand to score three quick tries and set up a thumping 52-11 victory in the first Test of their three-match series at Eden Park on Saturday.

Match Commentary

82'Thank you for joining our live commentary for game one between the All Blacks and France. What can we expect in game two in Wellington? Will France come back? Or will it be more of the same from the All Blacks?
81'Champagne rugby for the All Blacks! France were in the match in the first half, but a controversial yellow card took the wind out of their sails and the All Blacks ran riot scoring seven tries, while France were kept scoreless.
81'52-11 End of second half

Match Stats

NZL
Possession
FRA
66%
34%
Territory
69%
31%
NZL
FRA
127Runs71
615Metres Run243
17Clean Breaks9
69Tackles118
16Missed Tackles23
10Turnover Knock On6

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