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France lose against Australia, 22-6

Matt Giteau scored all of Australia's points in their 22-6 win over France, who were missing a handful of their first-choice players after playing back-to-back tests in New Zealand.

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REUTERS - Matt Giteau scored all his team's points as Australia defeated France 22-6 at Sydney's Olympic stadium on Saturday.

Giteau scored the only try of the match in the first half and kicked the conversion and five penalties in a superb display
of kicking.

France, missing a handful of their first-choice players after playing back-to-back tests in New Zealand, replied with two penalties, one in each half by flyhalf Lionel Beauxis and scrumhalf Dimitri Yachvili.

Australia's victory was their fourth straight win this season and extended their unbeaten record over France at home to eight matches dating back to 1990.

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