Event Details


France v New Zealand


9:00 AM


Nonu must cast out inner demons: Muliaina

Mils Muliaina has appointed himself a mental minder for Ma'a Nonu in Sunday morning's (NZT) second Test against France, believing self-doubt has prevented the Wellington powerhouse from realising his potential.
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French attitude to be tested in Paris

France's hope of recovering from its first Test thrashing by the All Blacks was a mental challenge rather than a physical requirement.
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All Blacks break Test experience record

The most experienced All Blacks team in Test rugby history will run on to Stade de France to face the French on Sunday morning.
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Jedi's column - So long France, see you next year

New Zealand has the foundations of a world cup winning forward pack.
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White jersey, not white flag from France

Honouring 100 years of Test rugby and restoring battered pride.
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Dark night say French media

The colour of the All Blacks jersey was convenient for the French media today as they picked over the bones of France's 3-47 Test loss at Stade de Gerland.
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Nonu can make 12 his own: Henry

Ma'a Nonu has busted himself a place in the first-choice All Blacks team at second five-eighth -- a position deemed to be his best and one he can make his own.
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Give Ma'a a chance, plead coaches

All Blacks backline coach Wayne Smith hopes Ma'a Nonu will be given some breathing space to prove himself at second five-eighth, starting with Sunday morning's (NZT) Test against France in Paris.
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French media not fooled

French media weren't placated by their team's scoreline reduction against the All Blacks, believing that hopes of World Cup success remain as distant as after their record thumping a week ago.
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All Blacks team to play France

All Blacks coach Graham Henry and his fellow selectors have named their strongest team for France, including the centre pairing of Ma'a Nonu and Mils Muliaina.
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