The All Blacks have been drawn in the same pool as their World Cup bogey team France for the 2011 tournament in New Zealand.
After the draw in London this morning, coach Graham Henry, who almost lost his job when France eliminated the All Blacks in last year's quarter-finals in Cardiff, says it'll be great for the tournament whether he's directly involved or not.
PLAY AUDIO:RUGBY STAGE.
IN:......LIKE MY CONTRACT
OUT:...THE WORLD STAGE.
The other three teams in New Zealand's pool will be Tonga and the top qualifiers from the Americas and Asia.