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Rugby: why nothing is going right with the All Blacks


DECRYPTION – Five defeats in six games, a fall to 5th place in the world, a coach in the hot seat… New Zealand rugby is having a crisis. And the future is not very encouraging.

In New Zealand, where rugby is a religion, the bad patch experienced in recent months by the All Blacks is making headlines and fueling debate.

The men with the silver fern conceded, last Saturday in South Africa, the fifth defeat in their last six outings.

A 26-10 loss, the biggest against the Springboks since… 1928. Last month, Ireland won twice in the land of the long white cloud (the XV of Clubs had never won in New Zealand before). Zeeland…) to become only the second nation in the Northern Hemisphere (after France in 1994) to win a series of tests there.

As a result of all these poor results, the All Blacks fell to 5th place in the world.

Obviously the worst ranking in their history.

Before the reunion with the South Africans this Saturday (5:05 p.m., Canal +),

the Kiwi press is sounding the alarm.

The national daily

The New Zealand Herald

draws up a pitiless observation.


The team is on a...

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Source: lefigaro

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