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Saturday 23 June 2018, 3:35am EDT

New Zealand v France

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Key Events

  • FT
  • ConversionDamian McKenzie
    65'
  • TRY!Rieko Ioane
    64'
  • ConversionDamian McKenzie
    59'
  • TRY!Rieko Ioane
    58'
  • ConversionDamian McKenzie
    53'
  • TRY!Rieko Ioane
    52'
  • ConversionDamian McKenzie
    47'
  • TRY!Damian McKenzie
    46'
  • HT
  • ConversionDamian McKenzie
    32'
  • TRY!Damian McKenzie
    31'
  • ConversionAnthony Belleau
    28'
  • TRY!Wesley Fofana
    27'
  • ConversionDamian McKenzie
    23'
  • TRY!Matt Todd
    22'
  • ConversionDamian McKenzie
    16'
  • TRY!Ben Smith
    15'
  • ConversionAnthony Belleau
    12'
  • TRY!Baptiste Serin
    11'
  • KO

Stats

Match Stats
Player Stats
564
444
Metres
56
51
Carries
23
21
Defenders beaten
13
8
Clean breaks
204
176
Passes
8
13
Offloads
15
13
Turnovers conceded
13
7
Turnovers won
142
111
Tackles
21
23
Missed tackles
New Zealand T C P
15 Ben Smith 1 0 0
14 Waisake Naholo 0 0 0
13 Jack Goodhue 0 0 0
12 Sonny Bill Williams 0 0 0
11 Rieko Ioane 3 0 0
10 Damian McKenzie 2 7 0
9 Aaron Smith 0 0 0
1 Joe Moody 0 0 0
2 Codie Taylor 0 0 0
3 Owen Franks 0 0 0
4 Sam Whitelock 0 0 0
5 Scott Barrett 0 0 0
6 Shannon Frizell 0 0 0
7 Ardie Savea 0 0 0
8 Luke Whitelock 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Liam Coltman 0 0 0
17 Karl Tuinukuafe 0 0 0
18 Ofa Tuungafasi 0 0 0
19 Jackson Hemopo 0 0 0
20 Matt Todd 1 0 0
21 TJ Perenara 0 0 0
22 Richie Mo'unga 0 0 0
23 Jordie Barrett 0 0 0
France T C P
15 Benjamin Fall 0 0 0
14 Teddy Thomas 0 0 0
13 Rémi Lamerat 0 0 0
12 Wesley Fofana 1 0 0
11 Gael Fickou 0 0 0
10 Anthony Belleau 0 2 0
9 Morgan Parra 0 0 0
1 Dany Priso 0 0 0
2 Camille Chat 0 0 0
3 Uini Atonio 0 0 0
4 Bernard Le Roux 0 0 0
5 Yoann Maestri 0 0 0
6 Mathieu Babillot 0 0 0
7 Kelian Galletier 0 0 0
8 Kevin Gourdon 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Adrien Pelissie 0 0 0
17 Cyril Baille 0 0 0
18 Cedate Gomes Sa 0 0 0
19 Felix Lambey 0 0 0
20 Alexandre Lapandry 0 0 0
21 Baptiste Serin 1 0 0
22 Jules Plisson 0 0 0
23 Maxime Medard 0 0 0

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Live Blog
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  • FULL TIME - The final whistle sounds in Dunedin.  The game was well and truly in the balance at half time however, on the back of a powerful four try second half, the All Blacks have returned to their very best form with a comprehensive 49-14 victory over France.  The luckless visitors have been brave throughout the series but were ultimately outclassed by New Zealand who have recorded a 3-0 clean sweep Test series victory.
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  • We are inside the last minute and the All Blacks' have the scrum feed deep inside their own half - the siren sounds but New Zealand are keen to keep playing, the hosts are not done yet!
    80''
  • Felix Lambey rakes in the intercept and France are away - the All Blacks scramble back in defence however and it is Jordie Barrett who makes the tackle on Lambey on the All Blacks' 10m line.
    78''
  • France have struggled in the line out all night - once again it is sloppy but they have somehow managed to hang onto possession.
    76''
  • An attacking opportunity for France with Anthony Belleau finding touch on the All Blacks' 22 - the visitors would love a score before full time to end a difficult second half on a high note.
    74''
  • Under immense pressure, Jackson Hemopo can't hang onto the pass and France have the scrum feed just short of their 10m line.
    73''
  • A timely penalty for France just inside their own half - with his kick, Anthony Belleau finds touch right on the All Blacks' 10m line.
    72''
  • A chance for France to try and stem the tide goes begging with the visitors penalised for obstruction in the rolling maul - fresh onto the field, Richie Mo’unga sends a perfectly placed kick into touch beyond the half way line.
    70''
  • A penalty to France!  Anthony Belleau drives his kick into touch and takes play within 5m of the All Blacks' line.
    69''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! New Zealand (Damian McKenzie) 49-14 New Zealand
    69''
  • New Zealand continue to go from strength to strength!  A precision pass from Damian McKenzie opens up the line for Rieko Ioane and, despite having two men to beat, the winger breaks through the tackle to score his hat-trick try.
    67''
  • Try
    TRY! New Zealand (Rieko Ioane) 47-14 New Zealand
    66''
  • NO TRY!  The initial decision from John Lacey to award the try to Shannon Frizell has been overturned with the TMO ruling that there was a French arm under the ball.  A 5m scrum to the All Blacks.
    64''
  • The try has been awarded to Shannon Frizell but there is a hold up with the TMO having a look at the grounding under the posts.
    64''
  • The All Blacks are on the front foot and are hungry for more points!  France is only just hanging on here...
    62''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! New Zealand (Damian McKenzie) 42-14 New Zealand
    62''
  • This second half is turning into a masterclass from the All Blacks!  A poor turnover from France gifts possession to the All Blacks who are quick to make the visitors pay - they spread the ball out to the right where Rieko Ioane gets on the end of a chain of passes and the winger is over in the corner.
    60''
  • Try
    TRY! New Zealand (Rieko Ioane) 40-14 New Zealand
    60''
  • Sonny Bill Williams has been forced from the field with a shoulder injury and will be replaced by Jordie Barrett. 
    58''
  • A well placed kick from the French finds touch near the All Blacks' 22 but there is concern in back play for the All Blacks with Sonny Bill Williams on the turf and in plenty of discomfort.
    56''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! New Zealand (Damian McKenzie) 35-14 New Zealand
    55''
  • Set piece brilliance once again from the All Blacks!  On the back of a solid scrum, Sonny Bill Williams feeds the pass to Damian McKenzie whose short offload puts Rieko Ioane through the French line and on his way to the try line.
    54''
  • Try
    TRY! New Zealand (Rieko Ioane) 33-14 New Zealand
    53''
  • Remi Lamerat, in the thick of the action once again, almost breaks through the All Blacks' line - he can't get a clean pass away and the All Blacks secure possession right on their own 22.
    52''
  • Damian McKenzie goes looking for Jack Goodhue with the offload but Remi Lamerat gets in the way - France's outside-centre almost pulls in the intercept but can't quite hang onto the pill.
    51''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! New Zealand (Damian McKenzie) 28-14 New Zealand
    49''
  • Some individual brilliance from Damian McKenzie!  With seemingly nothing on, the All Blacks' fly-half puts his foot to the floor and weaves a sizzling path through the French defence who are left grasping at thin air.
    48''
  • Try
    TRY! New Zealand (Damian McKenzie) 26-14 New Zealand
    47''
  • Excellent play from France who link up across the field, surging towards the All Blacks' 22 - New Zealand have the move well covered however and have forced the visitors into touch.
    44''
  • Plenty of feeling in the opening couple of minutes in this second half with a push and shove breaking out beyond the touch line - eventually, order is restored and it is the All Blacks with the scrum feed.
    44''
  • An early penalty to France - they turn down a shot at the posts with Anthony Belleau sending an excellent kick into touch deep in the All Blacks' 22.
    42''
  • An error from the restart with the kick from Damian McKenzie not travelling the required 10 metres - France with the scrum feed in the middle of the park.
    41''
  • SECOND HALF - Damian McKenzie kicks off for the All Blacks to get the second half underway.
    40''
  • HALF TIME - An outstanding first half comes to an end in Dunedin!  France dominated the opening exchanges and took an early lead before the All Blacks hit back - the two teams then exchanged blows with a somewhat controversial try to Damian McKenzie the difference at the break.  With a thrilling second half in store, it is New Zealand ahead by 21-14 over France.
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  • Terrific work over the ball by Codie Taylor is rewarded with a penalty and the All Blacks have a chance to relieve the pressure with just 90 seconds left on the clock until half time.
    39''
  • A massive opportunity here for France to strike in the shadows of half time - the visitors have the scrum feed just 5m out from the All Blacks' line.
    38''
  • Gael Fickou takes on the line and bursts through the tackle!  After a brilliant run, the winger breaks over half way but runs out of support and is eventually halted on the All Blacks' 10m line.
    36''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! New Zealand (Damian McKenzie) 21-14 New Zealand
    35''
  • The All Blacks edge ahead once again!  Damian McKenzie, with electric pace, bursts away to score under the posts but there is controversy in Dunedin - despite Baptiste Serin being blocked by referee John Lacey in his attempt to tackle, the try is allowed to stand.
    33''
  • Try
    TRY! New Zealand (Damian McKenzie) 19-14 New Zealand
    32''
  • Good news for the All Blacks with Shannon Frizell rejoining the action after having that nasty cut above the eye patched up.
    31''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! France (Anthony Belleau) 14-14
    30''
  • What an opening half this has been in Dunedin!  Anthony Belleau offloads a short pass to Wesley Fofana who is tackled well short of the line but, with strength and skill, he breaks through to find the paint.
    28''
  • Try
    TRY! France (Wesley Fofana) 14-12 New Zealand
    28''
  • There has been another forced substitution for New Zealand with Shannon Frizell, with blood streaming from his eye, to be replaced by Jackson Hemopo.
    26''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! New Zealand (Damian McKenzie) 14-7 New Zealand
    25''
  • Outstanding set piece play from the All Blacks!  The hosts go short at the line-out before rolling a thunderous maul over the line - it is Matt Todd who comes up with the ball, claiming his first International try.
    23''
  • Try
    TRY! New Zealand (Matt Todd) 12-7 New Zealand
    23''
  • We are into the second quarter of the Test match and, after France dominated the opening quarter hour, it is the All Blacks who are starting to get on top.
    22''
  • Damian McKenzie pops a kick in behind the defence of France however the visitors are able to scramble back before Anthony Belleau sends his clearing kick into touch beyond the 22.
    20''
  • There's bad news for both sides from the sidelines - Ardie Savea has limped from the field and will be replaced by Matt Todd whilst, for France, goal kicker Morgan Parra has failed his HIA.
    19''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! New Zealand (Damian McKenzie) 7-7
    18''
  • New Zealand hit back with their first try of the match!  The French defence is light on numbers out to the right and it is Sonny Bill Williams, back in the side tonight, who puts Ben Smith through a gap in the line for the five-pointer.
    17''
  • Try
    TRY! New Zealand (Ben Smith) 7-5 France
    16''
  •  A huge opportunity here for the All Blacks to post a quick response - on the back of a penalty, the hosts have a line out deep inside France's 22.
    15''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! France (Anthony Belleau) 7-0 France
    14''
  • France draw first blood in Dunedin!  After driving the All Blacks all the way back to their own line with some clever short passes, Baptiste Serin blasts through a gap in broken play and finds the chalk.  A terrific reward for the visitors who have dominated the opening exchanges.
    12''
  • Try
    TRY! France (Baptiste Serin) 5-0 France
    12''
  • Damian McKenzie hoofs the ball downfield from inside his 22 - it looks good off the boot but keeps on bouncing and bouncing before rolling over the dead ball line.  A terrific opportunity here for France who have the scrum feed deep in All Blacks' territory.
    10''
  • Injury concerns for France with Morgan Parra forced to leave the field for a HIA - he will be replaced by Baptiste Serin.
    9''
  • Teddy Thomas chips ahead and just needs the bounce of the ball to score but luck is against him and Rieko Ioane is on hand for the All Blacks to clean up on the last line of defence.
    7''
  • France continue to pile in - the phase count is up to 16 but a sloppy pass means that the visitors have lost territory back to New Zealand's 22.  It's Teddy Thomas to clean up and reload for France.
    5''
  • A terrific opening in this first half from France - the visitors have put together 10 phases and have edged within 10m of the All Blacks' line.
    4''
  • From inside his 22, Benjamin Fall tumbles an awkward looking punt that finds touch just short of the half way line.
    3''
  • Adventurous play from Anthony Belleau who takes on the All Blacks' defensive line - he almost breaks through but is dragged down in the tackle by Scott Barrett.
    1''
  • FIRST HALF - Anthony Belleau puts boot to ball for France and we are underway in the first half!
    1''
  • The formalities are complete and we are just moments away from kick off!
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  • Despite a couple of creditable performances in the opening two Test matches of the series, history is against France going into this evening's encounter - the All Blacks have won the past 13 matches between the two sides.
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  • The All Blacks wrapped up the series with a 26-13 victory in Wellington last week but they did not have it all their own way - despite playing with only 14 men on the field after the controversial early sending off of Benjamin Fall, France outscored the world champions in the second half.
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  • Welcome to Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin for the final match in the three Test series between New Zealand and France.
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