The All Blacks take the Stralis Cup
The national New Zealand rugby team continues its victorious march in the “Iveco Series 2007”. The All Blacks beat France for the second time in a row with a truly severe defeat (61-10) in the second match played at the fully sold-out Wellington Westpac stadium. With this victory, the New Zealand team also won the first edition of the Stralis Cup prize offered by Iveco.
Placing the trophy in the hands of All Blacks Captain Richie McCaw was Iveco Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing. On the same day McCaw also celebrated his 50th match wearing the national team jersey.
The second Iveco Series 2007 match highlighted even more the current technical difference between the All Blacks and the renovated French team, which however is still one of the most formidable adversaries to be contended with at the next world cup tournament slated for September in France.
The All Blacks will take on Canada at the last match valid for the “Iveco Series 2007” next Saturday 16 June at the Hamilton Waikato stadium. The winner will receive the Trakker Cup.
Once again fans can experience the thrill of this match live (9:30am Italian time) on the screens at the Motor Village in Turin, as well as on Sky Sport channels on television. Simultaneously viewers can analyse the winning tactical patterns, the athletic moves of the players and the most impressive action in the special section for “Iveco Series 2007”, on the Web site www.allblacks.iveco.com.
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Turin, 9 June 2007