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All Blacks smash own RWC record

2015-10-19 11:00
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London - The All Blacks broke their own Rugby World Cup quarter-final victory margin with their demolition of France at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday.

The All Blacks scored nine tries in their 62-13 romp in a one-sided repeat of the 2011 World Cup final.

Their 49-point margin of victory bettered their previous record of 27 points when they accounted for Scotland 30-3 at the 1987 tournament.

Top 5 Rugby World Cup quarter-final margins of victory:

49 - New Zealand 62 France 13 - 2015

27 - New Zealand 30 Scotland 3 - 1987

24 - France 36 Ireland 12 - 1995

23 - New Zealand 33 Argentina 10 - 2011

23 - South Africa 44 England 21 - 1999

Sport24 Editor Garrin Lambley is covered the 2015 Rugby World Cup live from London

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