New Zealand beat France 37-17 to
move five points clear of its opponent atop Pool A at the Rugby
Full-back Israel Dagg touched down twice as the top-ranked
All Blacks outscored France by five tries to two to extend their
winning streak at Auckland’s Eden Park to 24 matches.
England earlier moved five points clear atop Pool B by
routing Romania 67-3 in Dunedin. Wingers Mark Cueto and Chris
Ashton each scored a hat trick as England ran in 10 tries.
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