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TOKYO (AP) — The one time the Namibians met New Zealand in test rugby, they got lots of breaks.

While waiting behind their posts for conversions.

Namibia conceded three tries in the first quarter, and five tries by halftime at the London Olympic Stadium in the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

The game was going as expected until Namibia slowed things down while trailing 41-9 early in the second half. They received a kickable penalty but went for a corner lineout that the crowd applauded. And when Torsten van Jaarsveld tidied up the lineout and center Johan Deysel crashed over for their only try, the Namibians received a cheer that would have shaken the roof if the stadium had one.

Van Jaarsveld, a hooker who plays in France, and Deysel are back to face New Zealand again on Sunday in Tokyo in the Rugby World Cup.

“We were a bit shell-shocked but then we realized we can play them and we scored a try,” Deysel recalls. “We took a lot from that game. They put a l

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