Rugby: France into final as Wales' Warburton sees red
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Rugby: France into final as Wales' Warburton sees red

Auckland : New Zealand | Oct 15, 2011 at 5:07 AM PDT
Source: Channel NewsAsia
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Wales coach Warren Gatland slammed referee Alain Rolland's decision to send off skipper Sam Warburton against France here on Saturday, saying it had cost his team a place in the World Cup final. Wales, down to 14 men for more than an hour, nearly pulled off a stunning victory, scoring the only... FULL ARTICLE AT Channel NewsAsia
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France's Vincent Clerc lies on the ground after being tackled by Wales' Sam Warburton
France's Vincent Clerc lies on the ground after being tackled by Wales' Sam Warburton
 
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