The All Blacks were poorly received in France?

The All Blacks were poorly received in France?

Guillaume Marion, Media365: Published on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 at 8:30 p.m.

According to the New Zealand press, the All Blacks team would have been exposed to real distress because of the hotel in which they were staying before the opening match of the 2023 World Cup against the French national team.

certainly, The latest news out of New Zealand is worrying to say the least. Indeed, while we recently learned that Ian Foster’s wife and one of his daughters were attacked with a knife by someone, which the main person involved has since confirmed, the New Zealand press has reported that this is another matter. The All Blacks have been housed in Créteil ahead of the opening match of the 2023 World Cup, in unfortunate fashion according to a New Zealand Herald journalist. According to the latter, The establishment “advertises itself as four stars even if no one knows if it deserves three”… While it was hot in France at the time, one of the main concerns the New Zealand delegation would have had was the lack of air conditioning. For this reason, some players have placed their mattresses in the hallways in hopes of finding more freshness during the night.

The hotel in question is no longer in use.

“There are no function rooms for meetings, and the air conditioning does not work The kitchen is so dirty that All Blacks chef Wallace Moa insists on cleaning it for three hours before he wants to cook in it », Graham Ball wrote, in particular, about the hotel that hosted future world champions. However, according to the journalist, the alarm also went off at 3am the night before the match against France’s XV. Following this, World Rugby was to remove the hotel from its reception venues and no other teams would stay there. “This is the second residency surprise that has happened, because at their base in Lyon, The swimming pool they were promised operational when they arrived was nothing more than a concrete bunkerThe New Zealand journalist also explained that the garbage was floating in rusty rainwater that had accumulated.

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