On two occasions, in 1999 and 2007, the All Blacks were knocked out of the Rugby World Cup by a French team playing inspired rugby. This cartoon reflects the New Zealand sports fans’ trauma as a result of the second of these defeats.
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Alexander Turnbull Library
Cartoon by Mike Moreu
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