• Short Summary

    IN PARIS, THE NEW ZEALAND ALL BLACKS COMPLETE A TRIUMPHANT TOUR WHEN THEY BEAT FRANCE BY 12 POINTS TO 3 IN THE RUGBY UNION INTERNATIONAL TODAY (SATURDAY).

  • Description

    IN PARIS, THE NEW ZEALAND ALL BLACKS COMPLETE A TRIUMPHANT TOUR WHEN THEY BEAT FRANCE BY 12 POINTS TO 3 IN THE RUGBY UNION INTERNATIONAL TODAY (SATURDAY). THEY HAD PREVIOUSLY BEATEN ENGLAND, WALES AND IRELAND AND DREW WITH SCOTLAND. BUT ALL BLACKS HAD TO FIGHT ALL THE WAY TODAY BEFORE WINNING BY TWO TRIES, ONE PENALTY GOAL AND A DROPPED GOAL TO ONE PENALTY GOAL.

    THE FRENCH OPEN THE SCORE WITH A 40 YARD PENALTY FROM ALBALADEJO AFTER ONLY THREE MINUTES AND THEY CONTINUALLY HARASSED THE DISJOINTED NEW ZEALANDERS. THE TOURISTS LED 6-3 AT HALF TIME AFTER HEREWINI HAD LANDED A PENALTY FROM NEAR TOUCH ON THE 14TH MINUTES AND CAULTON HAD GONE OVER FOR TRY THREE MINUTES FORM TIME WHEN LAIDLAW DROPPED A GOAL FROM 35 YARDS. THREE MINUTES FORM THE END, GRAY FORCED ANOTHER TRY TO END THE SCORING.

    FORWARD PLAY DOMINATED WITH THE NEW ZEALANDERS WORKING THE TOUCH LINE AND THE FRENCH CONCENTRATING ON DASHING UP-AND-UNDER MOVES. THE THREE-QUARTERS SAW LITTLE OF THE BALL AND THE GAME DID NOT OPEN UP UNTIL THE SECOND HALF.

    THE FRENCH WERE THE FIRST TO OPEN UP PLAY. THEY PRODUCED THE BEST THREE-QUARTER MOVEMENTS OF THE MATCH TO DICTATE THE FIRST 20 MINUTES OF THE SECOND HALF. BUT, DESPITE SOME FINE RUNNING, ESPECIALLY BY GASSACHIN AND ALBALADEJO, THEY COULD NOT FINISH THEIR MOVEMENTS.

    THE NEW ZEALANDERS EVENTUALLY FOUND THEIR TOUCH IN THE LAST 20 MINUTES, WHEN THEY PILED ON THE PRESSURE TO CLINCH THE MATCH. THEY HELD THE FRENCH IN THEIR OWN TERRITORY FOR LONG PERIODS WITH EXCELLENT HANDLING MOVEMENTS. LAIDLAW'S DROPPED GOAL CROWNED A PROMISING TEST DEBUT AND GRAY'S TRY WAS BRILLIANTLY EXECUTED.

    THE ALL BLACKS' KICKING WAS OFF FORM. CLARKE FOUND TOUCH WITH SOME LONG KICKS, BUT COULD NOT FIND THE POSTS. HEREWINI LANDED ONLY ONE PENALTY AND MISSED TWO ALMOST IN FRONT OF GOAL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9C1KVSOKVTIS4DG8G6P5ELJHE
    Media URN:
    VLVA9C1KVSOKVTIS4DG8G6P5ELJHE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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