All Blacks Open Campaign to End 24-Year Cup Drought

All Blacks Open Campaign to End 24-Year Cup Drought Play

Sept. 9 (Bloomberg) -- New Zealand opens the seventh Rugby World Cup today rated the team to beat by bookmakers and former winners as the host nation seeks to end a 24-year title drought. The top-ranked All Blacks face Tonga at Auckland’s Eden Park in the first of 48 games at the 20-team tournament, which ends Oct. 23 with the award of the Webb Ellis Cup. Bloomberg's Paul Allen reports.

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