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RUGBY WORLD CUP

Sept. 24, 2007
Sept. 24, 2007

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Sept. 24, 2007

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RUGBY WORLD CUP

RUGGED
Sales of bandages, Bactine—and for fans, paint remover—must be skyrocketing in France, where 20 national rugby squads are slugging it out in the World Cup. Halfway through group play the U.S. team (below right, in white) was winless, while favorite New Zealand (above left, in black) was undefeated.

This is an article from the Sept. 24, 2007 issue

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