Former Wales coach and current France defence guru Shaun Edwards bemoaned the amount of red cards that have been handed out in 2021.
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Action from France v New Zealand in Autumn Nations Series.
New Zealand suffered back-to-back defeats in the Autumn Nations Series as they were beaten 40-25 by an inspired France side in Paris.
France will face New Zealand in the Autumn Nations Series in Paris on Saturday looking to condemn the All Blacks to a second straight defeat.
Dane Coles’ passion for the All Blacks shirt has never been questioned and will be needed when they face off with France in Paris on Saturday.