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Beauden Barrett broke the record for the most carries by a New Zealander in a single Rugby World Cup match in his side’s quarterfinal win over Ireland.
The fullback carried the ball 21 times in the 46-14 win at Tokyo Stadium on Saturday night, according to Opta, a sports data accumulator.
The previous record of 20 was held jointly by John Kirwan and Buck Shelford in their 70-6 win over Italy in pool play at the 1987 Rugby World Cup.
The stat proves what a decisive influence Barrett was in the match, and that his move to fullback has served to increase his time with ball-in-hand.
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New Zealand’s impressive first half, which
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