France vs New Zealand LIVE: rugby result and final score as the All Blacks conclude the 2021 fall nations series

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France pushed back New Zealand in the second half to claim a 40-25 victory in Paris and end a 14-game losing streak against the All Blacks.

New Zealand, looking for an immediate response to last weekend’s 29-20 loss to Ireland, were down 24-6 at halftime as the endemic Blues took full control of the Stadium of France.

However, three tries in 12 minutes after the break – by Jordie Barrett, Rieko Ioane and Ardie Savea – saw New Zealand move closer to their hosts at 27-25, and become the first team in history of the games. try to score. 100 tries in a single season.

At this point, France’s hopes of a first victory over the three-time World Cup winners since 2009 seemed to be fading quickly, but a 63rd-minute mishap set the pendulum back.

Savea was fished to reduce New Zealand to 14 men and France took full advantage with Melvyn Jaminet scoring the resulting penalty before Damian Penaud escaped for an interception try.

At 37-25, there was no way to turn back the clock for New Zealand and France, who had seen Peato Mauvaka score twice on either side of Romain Ntamack’s try in a dominant display in the first half. -time, concluded a memorable victory with the late penalty from Jaminet.


Full time: France 40-25 New Zealand

Sam Whitelock: “This is not how we wanted to end our year. We wanted to start well and we didn’t. France came out and overtook us early on, which complicated things from the start.

“No excuse at all. They were just better than us tonight. It hurts me to say this, but we just need to learn from it, grow and evolve. We have a break now, but we want to keep that feeling because we don’t want to feel it again. “

(AFP via Getty Images)

Jamie braidwoodNovember 20, 2021 9:54 PM



Incredible scenes at the Stade de France. This is their first victory against New Zealand in Paris since 1973!

It was then that France really sealed their famous victory – although Ntamack’s run behind his own try line was probably the moment of the game.

Jamie braidwoodNovember 20, 2021 9:50 PM







Jack rathbornNovember 20, 2021 9:49 PM



It is a resounding victory for France, an evening of declaration for this young team.

Ntamack, Dupont, Jaminet, Woki and Mauvaka were amazing.

“For many of us this is our first time facing the All Blacks, beating them is a dream,” said Gregory Alldritt.

“We will celebrate tonight.

Jamie braidwoodNovember 20, 2021 9:47 PM



Jaminet remains perfect and just look at this score!

France beat the All Blacks for the first time since 2010, and claimed their first home win in over 20 years!

What a match, what a night at the Stade de France.

Beaten and bruised New Zealand have now lost consecutive games for just the second time in 10 years.

Jamie braidwoodNovember 20, 2021 9:44 PM


France 37 -25 New Zealand

79 minutes: Demba Bemba makes a big carry and New Zealand concedes another penalty!

Jaminet will hit the posts to seal an incredible French victory!

Jamie braidwoodNovember 20, 2021 9:42 PM


France 37 -25 New Zealand

78 minutes: France wins a penalty halfway through and it’s greeted as if they had scored a try! France pulls around the corner and is 60 seconds away from a famous victory!

Jamie braidwoodNovember 20, 2021 9:41 PM


France 37 -25 New Zealand

77 minutes: New Zealand resists pressure from France and finally manages to release the touch to get on the field.

Time is running out for the All Blacks. France is almost there.

Jamie braidwood20 November 2021 21:40


France 37 -25 New Zealand

74 minutes: Incredible tenacity of Dupont who, with France camped at five meters, launches directly into some big challenges.

New Zealand is clear but does not reach the sideline – and France returns! It was wide for Penaud, who swung towards the line, and Damian McKenzie was swallowed up behind his try line.

Jamie braidwoodNovember 20, 2021 9:37 PM


Damian Penaud from France will score





Jack rathbornNovember 20, 2021 9:34 PM

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