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Why Hart Must Go
Axe also likely to fall on captain Randell

ALL BLACK LOSS:

FRONT: Why Hart Must Go
Axe also likely to fall on captain Randell

The Dominion leads today with a repirt that John Hart's reign as All Black coach loks to be over after the loss to France in the Rugby World semifinal at Twickenham yesterday. Taine Randell is also expected to go as captain. John Hart is pictured with Jonah Lomu and Taine Randell.

Inside: The Alll Blacks' loss has rucked National's election campaign according to political scientists. Henare blames it on the anthem.

Sport Headlines:

THE DEFEAT
French Revolution
The 'best rugby team in the world' does not lose in the Semifinals - Ron Palenski
Where was the famed fightback - Jim Kayes
All Blacks make no excuses for loss
NZ Close ranks on dirty play claims. "French props Cedric Soulette and FranckTournaire were singled out by journalists as the culprits of underhand tactics."
All Blacks needed Tiatia's "grunt"
Blame me for defeat, says Hart
All Black Greats pass Judgement
It's my last World Cup says Wilson

THE FINALS
Rugby success gives Aussies hope of treble
Larkham cleared for final
De Beer offers to stand Down

LUCKY PUNTER: Another report tells about the lucky punter who will use the earnings on his $400 punt on the French to pay off his mortgage. He won $67,500 on the bet naming the margin as 12 points to France. The punter says he has experienced a three week run of luck culminating in the win.

Also on the Front Page:

EGYPTAIR CRASH: A report that investigators are trying to determine if a sudden mechanical failure or terrorism caused an EgyptAir jetliner carrying 217 people to plunge rapidly - at nearly 330 feet a second - from 33,000ft and crash into the Atlantic off New York.

WHOOPING COUGH: A report that a whooping cough epidemic that was expected to hit this year may not peak till next year, the Health Ministry says.

HASTINGS MURDER: A report that the family of a security guard and father-of-six who was found dead yesterday, after he filled in for a sick work-mate appealed last night for anyone with information on the death to contact detectives.

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