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Wales downs Samoa 17-10, England beats Georgia 41-10 in pool matches at Rugby World Cup
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) ' Wales dealt a blow to Samoa's chances of reaching the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals for the first time in 16 years with a 17-10 victory Sunday.
Samoa was unable to beat Wales for a third time at a World Cup. It now must face Fiji and defending champion South Africa in matches five days apart to try and advance from Pool D.
England, coming off a victory over Argentina, scored six tries and beat Georgia 41-10 to stay in first place in Pool B.
France later held off Canada 46-19 for its second bonus-point win. The result pits the French against top-ranked New Zealand, which also has 10 points from two victories in Pool A.