Autumn internationals: New Zealand end 2016 with France win

Beauden Barrett
Barrett was named world player of the year earlier this month
Autumn international
France (6) 19
Tries: Picamoles Pens: Serin 2, Machenaud 2 Cons: Serin
New Zealand (10) 24
Tries: Dagg, Barrett, Faumuina Pens: Barrett Cons: Barrett 3

World champions New Zealand scored three tries to beat France seal their 13th win from 14 matches in 2016.

Fly-half Beauden Barrett scored a try and kicked nine points for the All Blacks, with tries too for Israel Dagg and Charlie Faumuina.

Louis Picamoles scored France's try in the second half - but New Zealand's won their final match of the year and remain unbeaten in Paris since 1973.

The All Blacks' only defeat of 2016 came against Ireland in Chicago.

France lost the last meeting between the pair 62-13 at the 2015 World Cup and battled hard on Saturday but failed to make their first-half pressure count.

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