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Group B - Friday 1st November @ 06:00am
KIWIS vs. FRANCE
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FULL TIME at Parc Des Sports, New Zealand Kiwis have defeated France comfortably 48-0. Their performance wasn't perfect but they had enough skill to down the French side.

New Zealand Kiwis 48-0

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Scored by Roger Tuivasa-Sheck. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck is awarded his try by the video referee as he took the offload and ran in over in the corner as the siren sounded. Shaun Johnson made it 8/8 conversions with the kick from out wide.

New Zealand Kiwis 48-0

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VIDEO REFEREE once again for the Kiwis, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck scores after the siren. Looking at the kick and lead up

New Zealand Kiwis 42-0

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NO TRY! Jason Nightingale is denied as Bryson Goodwin ruled to have knocked on. But penalty to Kiwis for France offside

New Zealand Kiwis 42-0

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VIDEO REFEREE for the Kiwis, Jason Nightingale has gone over. Appeared to be a knock on in the lead up

New Zealand Kiwis 42-0

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NO TRY! Vincent Duport is denied the first French try as he dived over in the corner off an offload. Penalty to the Kiwis for a push off the ball

New Zealand Kiwis 42-0

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VIDEO REFEREE for France! RTS comes up with mistake. Looking at the lead up to the try

New Zealand Kiwis 42-0

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Scored by Frank Paul Nuuausala. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Frank Paul Nuuausala claims his second four-pointer as he charged and powered through the goal line defence. Johnson remains perfect with the boot to convert, 7/7 attempts

New Zealand Kiwis 42-0

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Morgan Escare is forced to tap the Johnson kick dead, line drop out ruled for the Kiwis.

New Zealand Kiwis 36-0

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Morgan Escare had the French crowd on their feet as he turned defence into attack after Roger Tuivasa-Sheck turned over possession after his own darting run. However it comes to nothing as a mistake sees possession handed back to the Kiwis

New Zealand Kiwis 36-0

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Shaun Johnson's kick rolls dead and a 20 metre tap ruled for France. Morgan Escare raced up to the 20 metre tap quickly looking to catch the Kiwis offside, but told to tap again as he failed to take it centre field.

New Zealand Kiwis 36-0

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Scored by Greg Eastwood. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Greg Eastwood has powered his way through four French defenders on the goal line and forced the ball down in goal. Shaun Johnson with the conversion makes it 6/6 attempts.

New Zealand Kiwis 36-0

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Morgan Escare is penalised for holding down Kevin Locke after the kick return, a second effort in the tackle. Shaun Johnson kicks up to half way to start the Kiwis set

New Zealand Kiwis 30-0

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND KIWIS
Issac Luke makes an unforced error.

Issac Luke fumbles a late and low offload from Ben Matulino and the ball rockets forward. Knock on sees France pack a scrum on their 10 metre line

New Zealand Kiwis 30-0

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Penalty to the Kiwis for a slow ruck release from the French. Kiwis attack 10 metres out from the France goal line

New Zealand Kiwis 30-0

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Bryson Goodwin almost coming up with another try for the Kiwis as he looked to dive in off a Jason Nightingale offload as he took the Foran cross field kick. Change over for the French on their 10 metre line

New Zealand Kiwis 30-0

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Penalty to the Kiwis for the French being inside the 10 metres. Luke takes the quick tap and the Kiwis attack 20 metres out

New Zealand Kiwis 30-0

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Scored by Shaun Johnson. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Issac Luke once against has been incredible out of dummy half as he skipped away to link with Shaun Johnson who posted his second try. Johnson converts easily from in front

New Zealand Kiwis 30-0

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Change over for the Kiwis as Kevin Locke wasn't ruled to have played at the last tackle short kick from Thomas Bosc. France still unable to crack the defence.

New Zealand Kiwis 24-0

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND KIWIS
Frank Paul Nuuausala makes an unforced error.

Frank Paul Nuuausala comes up with a mistake and France with an opportunity with a scrum feed 30 metres out from the Kiwi try line

New Zealand Kiwis 24-0

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Scored by Shaun Johnson. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Shaun Johnson as broken the French defence has he took a beautiful short pass from Issac Luke, Luke has been explosive out of acting half so far in this match. Johnson converts his own try from in front.

New Zealand Kiwis 24-0

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UNFORCED ERROR FRANCE
Remi Casty makes an unforced error.

Remi Casty drops the ball and the pressure back on the French defence as a scrum packs 30 metres off their own goal line for the Kiwis

New Zealand Kiwis 18-0

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Elijah Taylor looking for a catch and pass and the ball is missed by all and goes over the sideline. France on the attack form a scrum feed on half way

New Zealand Kiwis 18-0

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UNFORCED ERROR FRANCE
Kevin Larroyer makes an unforced error.

Kevin Larroyer unable to take the short inside pass from Thomas Bosc and the mistake sees the Kiwis get a scrum feed 10 metres short of half way. Meanwhile, once against Simon Mannering getting tapped up with a cut on his forehead

New Zealand Kiwis 18-0

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND KIWIS
Kevin Locke makes an unforced error.

Kevin Locke comes up with a mistake as he fumbled the pass from Johnson. France with a get out of jail free card as the pressure is released following the penalty

New Zealand Kiwis 18-0

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Penalty to the Kiwis for Jean-Philippe Baile holding down in the ruck. New Zealand start their set 30 metres out from the French goal line

New Zealand Kiwis 18-0

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND KIWIS
Krisnan Inu makes an unforced error.

Krisnan Inu gives up possession with a mistake, zero tackle called for the French as they attack off their own 30 metre line

New Zealand Kiwis 18-0

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Penalty to the French as the entire Kiwis defensive line was offside. A free pass up to the Kiwis 40 metre line with the free kick. France on the attack as they look for first points

New Zealand Kiwis 18-0

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Jean-Philippe Baile is denied the first try for France as he was monstered by Roger Tuivasa-Sheck and Jared Waerea-Hargreaves on the last tackle. Change over for the Kiwis 10 metres off their goal line

New Zealand Kiwis 18-0

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First penalty of the second half against Shaun Johnson for a high tackle and second effort in the tackle. France march up into the Kiwis half

New Zealand Kiwis 18-0

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Second half is UNDERWAY in Avignon at Par Des Sports with the Kiwis holding a commanding 18-0 over France. Kiwis kick off to give France first use

New Zealand Kiwis 18-0

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HALF TIME at Parc Des Sports sees the NZ Kiwis lead 18-0 over France

New Zealand Kiwis 18-0

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Penalty to the Kiwis as the siren sounds at half time. Kiwis with one change 40 metres out

New Zealand Kiwis 18-0

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Scored by Frank Paul Nuuausala. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Frank Paul Nuuausala charging off a short pass out of acting half from Issac Luke, he hit and spin over the line under the posts to score the Kiwis' third try. Shaun Johnson converts from in front to extend the lead.

New Zealand Kiwis 18-0

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Fingertips in the knock on as French attempted to hold out Jason Nightingale from scoring. Scrum feed for the Kiwis 10 metres out

New Zealand Kiwis 12-0

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Miscommunication on the last tackle from the French, they are caught on the last tackle and a change over for the Kiwis 30 metres away from their goal line

New Zealand Kiwis 12-0

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND KIWIS
Shaun Johnson makes an unforced error.

Shaun Johnson is ruled to have knocked on as he fumbled the loose pass into a French player. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck is denied his try as he raced 45 metres downfield off the broken play. Scrum feed sees France resume play 10 metres short of halfway

New Zealand Kiwis 12-0

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UNFORCED ERROR FRANCE
Kevin Larroyer makes an unforced error.

Kevin Larroyer unable to hold possession and the pressure on the Kiwis is released. NZ with possession

New Zealand Kiwis 12-0

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Penalty to the France with a two on one strip from Foran and Goodwin. France advance and attack 30 metres out from the Kiwis goal line

New Zealand Kiwis 12-0

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND KIWIS
Shaun Johnson makes an unforced error.

Shaun Johnson unable to regather the knock back from Roger Tuivasa-Sheck off his own kick. Kiwis hand over possession 10 metres off their goal line.

New Zealand Kiwis 12-0

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UNFORCED ERROR FRANCE
Mickael Simon makes an unforced error.

Mickael Simon tackled hard and low by Issac Luke and the ball is spilled by the Frenchmen. Scrum packs for the Kiwis on the French 30 metre line

New Zealand Kiwis 12-0

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Greg Eastwood shifted the ball short to Issac Luke but the pass is ruled forward. Scrum packs for the French 15 metres away from their goal line

New Zealand Kiwis 12-0

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Shaun Johnson rocketed a kick downfield, but the kick just bounced back in field away from the sideline as he looked for a 40/20. France with possession 20 metres off their goal line

New Zealand Kiwis 12-0

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Scored by Bryson Goodwin. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Bryson Goodwin with a leap and catch dives in over the line off a pin-point Shaun Johnson cross field kick. Johnson extends the lead with the successful conversion

New Zealand Kiwis 12-0

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UNFORCED ERROR FRANCE
Jamal Fakir makes an unforced error.

Jamal Fakir charged into the tackle of Pritchard and Mannering and the ball comes free. Scrum packs for the Kiwis 40 metres from the French goal line

New Zealand Kiwis 6-0

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Incredible try saving tackle from Cyril Stacul, he marked up Jason Nightingale one on one and forced him over the sideline from the scrum feed. France with the feed 10 metres off their goal line

New Zealand Kiwis 6-0

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UNFORCED ERROR FRANCE
Vincent Duport makes an unforced error.

Shaun Johnson with a fumble of the pass as he was tackled by Vincent Duport, ruled against the French. Scrum packs for the Kiwis

New Zealand Kiwis 6-0

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UNFORCED ERROR FRANCE
Cyril Stacul makes an unforced error.

Cyril Stacul under pressure from Simon Mannering comes up with a mistake off the Bosc kick. French try went begging on the end of the set. Change over for the Kiwis

New Zealand Kiwis 6-0

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Second penalty to the French, Sam Kasiano is penalised for holding down in the ruck. France on the attack 10 metres out

New Zealand Kiwis 6-0

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND KIWIS
Kevin Locke makes an unforced error.

Kevin Locke fumbles the massive bomb from Thomas Bosc and the mistake almost sees Theo Fages charge over the goal line. He is just held out, but earns a penalty for a long held down in the ruck

New Zealand Kiwis 6-0

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Issac Luke rolls a short grubber kick through the French defence and it's too big. 20 metre restart called for France

New Zealand Kiwis 6-0

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Kane Bentley almost comes up with a 40/20 kick for France, but the ball bounces on the sideline on the full. Scrum packs down for the Kiwis 40 metres from the French goal line

New Zealand Kiwis 6-0

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND KIWIS
Roger Tuivasa-Sheck makes an unforced error.

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck jumped up for the ball off the kick from Shaun Johnson, but he comes up with a mistake. Meanwhile, Simon Mannering has been placed in the blood bin with a cut on his forehead

New Zealand Kiwis 6-0

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Penalty to the NZ Kiwis as Roger Tuivasa-Sheck was pulled back to ground in a second effort. Kiwis attack 30 metres off their goal line

New Zealand Kiwis 6-0

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Jared Waerea-Hargreaves is penalised for a high tackle, France kick up to just short of halfway

New Zealand Kiwis 6-0

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NO TRY! Knock on against Jason Nightingale as he contested the Johnson kick. NZ 6-0, Ball with France on their 10 metre line

New Zealand Kiwis 6-0

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VIDEO REFEREE for the @NZRL_Kiwis - Frank Pritchard is claiming. Looking at the contest of the kick from Shaun Johnson

New Zealand Kiwis 6-0

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Scored by Krisnan Inu. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Krisnan Inu have claimed the first points for the NZ Kiwis as he took the cross field kick from Kieran Foran and dives over the goal line. Shaun Johnson made no mistake with the conversion from out wide

New Zealand Kiwis 6-0

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Penalty to the Kiwis on the last tackle of France, offside ruled from the kick. NZ kick up to 10 metres short of halfway

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We are UNDERWAY in France here at Parc Des Sports in Week 2 of the Rugby League World Cup between New Zealand and France

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NEW ZEALAND KIWIS (48)
Tries: Krisnan Inu, Shaun Johnson (2), Bryson Goodwin, Frank Paul Nuuausala (2), Greg Eastwood, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck
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Conversions: Shaun Johnson (8/8)
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FRANCE (0)
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