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Last Updated: Sunday, 16 September 2007, 13:06 GMT 14:06 UK
Rugby World Cup photos

Winger Cedric Heymans scores France's first try

France 87-10 Namibia: Cedric Heymans and David Marty score a try apiece in the opening 10 minutes as France dominate

Sebastien Chabal lies on the ground after being felled by a high tackle

Worse follows for Namibia in Toulouse when Jacques Nieuwenhius is sent off for a high tackle on Sebastien Chabal

Thierry Dusautoir emerges as France's try-scorer

From the resulting penalty, France get the drive on and Thierry Dusautoir is bundled over to make it 19-3

Lionel Nallet dives over for the first of his two first-half tries

Lionel Nallet adds a brace either side of Vincent Clerc's try as France score at a point-a-minute to lead 40-3 at half time

Sebastien Chabal scores the first of his two tries for France against Namibia

France score five tries in a 12-minute spell after the break, lock Chabal scores the pick of them after racing 55m to score

Vincent Clerc scores his second try against France

Clerc scores a hat-trick on his home ground as France notch up 13 tries to romp to their biggest ever international victory

Samoa players perform the haka after Tonga's haka

Samoa 15-19 Tonga: Both sets of players go through a war dance before what promises to be a physical encounter

Gavin Williams kicks a penalty for Samoa

Samoa's Elvis Seveali'i has a try chalked off after review but Gavin Williams kicks four penalties to put them 12-6 ahead

Pierre Hola kicks a penalty for Tonga

Pierre Hola kicks a third penalty after the break to give Tonga, who have lost their last nine games against Samoa, hope

Tonga's Epeli Taione (bottom) is mobbed by his team-mates after scoring a try

And the Tongans are rewarded for some fine forward play when they drive Epeli Taione over to move 16-12 in front

Tonga players celebrate beating Samoa

Tonga finish with 13 when Hale T Pole is sent off and Toma Toke is sin-binned, but they hold on for a famous victory

Fiji lock Kele Leawere kisses the ball after scoring the opening try

Fiji 29-16 Canada: Kele Leawere scores the opening try at the Millennium Stadium to put Fiji 10-3 ahead

The referee awards a try to Fiji after Kamelu Ratuvou squeezes over

Canada's James Pritchard kicks a second penalty but Kamelu Ratuvou squeezes over to make it 15-6 at the break

Ryan Smith scores a try for Canada

Vilimoni Delasau cruises over early in the second half, but Ryan Smith responds for Canada to keep them in it at 22-13

Canada celebrate as Mike Pyke touches down, but the try is disallowed

Mike Pyke also crosses for the Canadians but the video official says he made a double movement and disallows the try

Kamelu Ratuvou outsprints the Canada defence to score Fiji's final try

Canada are camped on the Fiji line in the closing minutes but a dropped ball allows Ratuvou to go 90m to wrap up the win

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