Forsyth Barr Stadium,
Dunedin - Saturday 19th October 2013
KO: 19:35 HT: 30-19 Att: tbc
KO: 19:35 HT: 30-19 Att: tbc
HEAD TO HEAD
HERE’S HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE...
All Blacks 0-0 Wallabies 0mins All formalities done & Matt Toomua kicks off for Australia in Dunedin...
All Blacks 0-0 Wallabies 1min Good start for Aus as ABs may have 1st scrum but on own 22 & it's penalty Wallabies
All Blacks 0-3 Wallabies 2mins Quade Cooper tees up & kicks a perfect penalty conversion...
All Blacks 0-3 Wallabies 5mins Restart to ABs but doesn't go well for them & it's Wallabies ball on ABs 22 over again
All Blacks 0-3 Wallabies 7mins But a k/o for visitors & the ball finally goes ABs' way...with a long range penalty
All Blacks 0-3 Wallabies 8mins Aaron Cruden tees up from the wrong end of his range 50m out & misses...
All Blacks 5-3 Wallabies 9mins But quick redemption as Israel Dagg sets up Julian Savea for the 1st try in the corner
All Blacks 7-3 Wallabies 11mins Cruden converts an acute kick & ABs fans can breathe a sigh of relief
All Blacks 7-3 Wallabies 13mins Restart lands Aus back on ABs' 22 but it's homeside's scrum...which they lose
All Blacks 7-3 Wallabies 13mins But déjà vu as Aussies get turned over & ABs drive into visitors' 22...
All Blacks 7-3 Wallabies 15mins Good work from Aussie defence as Will Genia clears at B/D & off to other end
All Blacks 7-6 Wallabies 16mins An unappreciative Kiwi crowd voices displeasure as Cooper drops a goal
All Blacks 7-6 Wallabies 16mins Time out as hooker Stephen Moore gets attention to his banged shoulder...
All Blacks 7-6 Wallabies 17mins Meanwhile its penalty ABs & Cruden tees up again when clock back...
All Blacks 10-6 Wallabies 18mins Cruden has no issues & ABs quickly cancel out the Aussie gain 2mins ago
All Blacks 10-6 Wallabies 20mins Good attack from Aus but impressive work from Sam Cane with t/o at B/D on 22
All Blacks 10-6 Wallabies 21mins Boom & suddenly ABs have L/O just outside Aus 22; Cane offside but penalty ABs
All Blacks 13-6 Wallabies 22mins Cruden adds a 3rd 3-pointer & ABs begin the edge ahead...
All Blacks 13-6 Wallabies 23mins Short KO pays off for Aus from restart & land a penalty straight away
All Blacks 13-6 Wallabies 23mins Cooper tees up to disgusting behaviour from Kiwi fans jeering & booing...
All Blacks 13-9 Wallabies 23mins Despite unsporting All Black fans, Cooper finds his mark to play catch up...
All Blacks 13-9 Wallabies 25mins BTW if you're not in a rugby nation, ABs streaming match live on YouTube... http://ow.ly/pYgYW
All Blacks 13-9 Wallabies 26mins Here's where it's streaming: http://ow.ly/pYh1d
All Blacks 18-9 Wallabies 27mins Meanwhile clinical ABs cross kick resulting in offload for Cane to score
All Blacks 20-9 Wallabies 28mins Try set up by Izzy Dagg again - impressive work - & Cruden converts
All Blacks 20-9 Wallabies 30mins ABs continually mess up defensively at KO again giving visitors a penalty
All Blacks 20-12 Wallabies 32mins Continuing under jeering pressure, Cooper kicks another penalty *badform*
All Blacks 23-12 Wallabies 34mins However, ABs KO isn't failing & earn penalty which Cruden knocks over quickly
All Blacks 23-12 Wallabies 36mins Complete performance from ABs with technically astute expansive teamwork...
All Blacks 30-12 Wallabies 37mins ...Liam Messam instrumental to put Cruden over for the score & converted
All Blacks 30-17 Wallabies 39mins Aus reply immediately b4 HT with an excellent try from Adam Ashley-Cooper
All Blacks 30-19 Wallabies 40mins Cooper ignores rude behaviour from Kiwi stands & adds the conversion at HT
All Blacks 30-19 Wallabies HT T: Savea, Cane, Cruden C: Cruden (3) P: Cruden (3) | T: Ashley-Cooper C: Cooper P: Cooper (3) DG: Cooper
All Blacks 30-19 Wallabies HT Don't forget you can always follow our live updates online here: http://ow.ly/pYhua
All Blacks 30-19 Wallabies 41mins Early scrum to ABs after Izzy Folau tackled over T/L...
All Blacks 33-19 Wallabies 42mins Tevita Kuridrani pinged for not releasing & Cruden kicks over resulting pen
All Blacks 33-19 Wallabies 43mins Brodie Retallick comes on for Jeremy Thrush at lock...
All Blacks 33-19 Wallabies 45min Cooper has hands on ball...Kiwi fans boo & jeer. FFS do they have no decorum
All Blacks 33-24 Wallabies 47mins Wonderful work from visitors as Toomua collects awkward offload to score!
All Blacks 33-26 Wallabies 48mins Cooper converts with excellent concentration level & Aus are still in touch
All Blacks 33-26 Wallabies 50mins Debutant Peter Betham harshly pinged for alleged deliberate knock down...
All Blacks 38-26 Wallabies 52mins Cruden kicks to corner & from setpiece Kieran Read lands try no. 4
All Blacks 38-26 Wallabies 55mins But Cruden misses the conversion...following it up with a missed penalty
All Blacks 38-26 Wallabies 57mins Benn Robinson came on for Ben Alexander in the front row
All Blacks 38-26 Wallabies 59mins Rob Simmons steal Kiwi L/O but general lack of ball for Wallabies is hurting...
All Blacks 38-26 Wallabies 60mins Saia Fainga’a replaces Moore & replacements at ready for ABs...
All Blacks 38-26 Wallabies 60mins Beauden Barrett & Dan Coles on for Keven Mealamu & Cruden
All Blacks 38-26 Wallabies 62mins Good work for Aussies as scrum heaves ahead deep in ABs 22 towards T/L...
All Blacks 38-26 Wallabies 63mins But you can trust a SH ref to make a mess & penalise for absolutely no reason!
All Blacks 38-26 Wallabies 65mins But we all know Joubert has form with favouring the All Blacks unfairly
All Blacks 38-26 Wallabies 65mins Tho that's not to detract from Kiwi play - which is impressive as ever
All Blacks 38-26 Wallabies 67mins Dave Dennis & Bernard Foley on for Ben McCalman & Betham
All Blacks 38-26 Wallabies 67mins Wyatt Crockett, Ben Franks & Tawera Kerr-Barlow on for Faumuina, Aaron Smith & Woodcock
All Blacks 38-26 Wallabies 70mins Huge try-saving tackle from Cooper & ABs pinged for not releasing
All Blacks 41-26 Wallabies 70mins But Fainga'a pinged for tackling chap on ground so Barrett opens his a/c
All Blacks 41-26 Wallabies 73mins Steven Luatua & Tom Taylor on for Messam & Ben Smith...
All Blacks 41-26 Wallabies 75mins Cane pinged twice for playing ball off feet & Aus get v close but Cooper pass in touch
All Blacks 41-33 Wallabies 77mins High kick from Cooper puts Kuridrani over for a 3rd Wallaby try & Cooper converts
All Blacks 41-33 Wallabies 79mins Visitors almost land 4th try via Folau but Foley can't keep hold of it...
All Blacks 41-33 Wallabies 80mins And it's all over. Despite fans & ref a good fast-paced game!
All Blacks 41-33 FT Wallabies Great rugby from both sides & Aussies' highest score v New Zealand in NZ despite loss. But it is also a 3-0 Bledisloe Cup win to New Zealand
15 Israel Dagg 14 Charles Piutau 13 Ben Smith 12 Ma'a Nonu 11 Julian Savea 10 Aaron Cruden 9 Aaron Smith 1 Tony Woodcock 2 Keven Mealamu 3 Charlie Faumuina 4 Jeremy Thrush 5 Samuel Whitelock 6 Liam Messam 7 Sam Cane 8 KIERAN READ (C) BENCH: 16 Dane Coles 17 Wyatt Crockett 18 Ben Franks 19 Brodie Retallick 20 Steven Luatua 21 Tawera Kerr-Barlow 22 Beauden Barrett 23 Tom Taylor
SCORERS T: Savea, Cane, Crude, Read C: Cruden (3) P: Cruden (4), Barrett
15 Israel Folau 14 Adam Ashley-Cooper 13 Tevita Kuridrani 12 Matt Toomua 11 Peter Betham* 10 Quade Cooper 9 Will Genia 1 James Slipper 2 Stephen Moore 3 Ben Alexander 4 Rob Simmons 5 JAMES HORWILL (C) 6 Ben Mowen 7 Michael Hooper 8 Ben McCalman BENCH: 16 Saia Fainga’a 17 Benn Robinson 18 Sekope Kepu 19 Sitaleki Timani 20 Dave Dennis 21 Nic White 22 Mike Harris 23 Bernard Foley
SCORERS T: Ashley-Cooper, Toomua, Kuridrani C: Cooper (3) P: Cooper (3) DG: Cooper
Referee: Craig Joubert (RSA)
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane - Saturday 20th October 2012
KO: 20:00 AEST HT: 12-6 Att: 51,888
TWO of Rugby’s fiercest rivals fought out an enthralling 18-18 draw in front of a near capacity crowd at Suncorp Stadium for the third and final Bledisloe Cup Test of 2012. With two losses already, the Wallabies had only pride to play for, but New Zealand took the trophy for the 10th consecutive year.
The Qantas Wallabies and All Blacks threw everything they had at each other for 80 minutes of some of the most intense Rugby of 2012, with neither side able to be separated at the final siren.
In a first half that saw both sides exchange penalty goals, it was the more reliable boot of Wallabies full back, Mike Harris, that ensured the home side took a 6-point advantage into the break.
The Wallabies were the first to put points on the board in the third minute when they were awarded a penalty after the All Blacks failed to roll away at the breakdown.
Harris kicked truly, but the home sides lead lasted just 4 minutes when the All Blacks fly half, Dan Carter, kicked truly after the Australians were punished for not rolling away.
The visitors hit the lead in the 11th minute thanks to the boot of Carter again and then proceeded to place pressure on the Australians with some dangerous attack.
The Wallabies line held firm and in the 28th minute the trusty boot of Harris put the Australians back on level pegging with their trans-Tasman rivals.
Four minutes later the Wallabies hit the lead thanks to another Harris penalty goal; however, 2 minutes later the All Blacks had the chance to even proceedings.
Normally a reliable kick for goal, Carter sent his third penalty goal attempt wide from 35 metres out leaving the Wallabies with a slender 3-point lead.
With just seconds remaining in the first half, All Blacks prop, Tony Woodcock, failed to roll away delivering the Australians with another kick at goal. Woodcock was also sent to the bin for 10 minutes after referee Craig Joubert showed the All Black a Yellow Card.
With the siren sounded Harris lined up his fourth penalty goal attempt for the half with his reliable boot securing 3 points and handing the Wallabies a 6-point, 12-6 lead at half time.
After leading 12-6 at half time, the Wallabies nearly saw their lead cut in half, only to have All Black fly half, Dan Carter, miss his second penalty goal attempt of the night in the 44th minute.
In the 51st minute the Wallabies extended their lead to 9 points after Kurtley Beale knocked over a penalty goal. However, successive penalty goals to Carter in the 53rd and 56th minutes saw the Australian’s lead cut to just 3 points.
The Wallabies had a chance to extend their lead once more but a long range penalty goal attempt by Beale sailed wide leaving the Australian’s up by 3 points.
The All Blacks drew level in the 67th minute thanks to the boot of Carter again and then stretched away from the home side in the 71st minute thanks to another penalty goal.
The trusty boot of full back, Mike Harris, put the Wallabies back on level pegging in the 75th minute with the next 5 minutes some of the most entertaining and heart stopping of 2012.
With the siren gone the Wallabies went through phase after phase pressing closer and closer to the All Blacks 22. After losing the ball following more than a dozen phases, the All Blacks counter attacked taking themselves to within the Australia 22.
With both Carter and All Black replacement fly half Aaron Cruden waiting for a drop goal attempt either side of the ensuing ruck, it was Carter who had the chance to snatch an historic victory. As the 51,888 crowd held their collective breath, the drop goal attempt from just 30 metres out sailed agonisingly wide to see the sides unable to be separated at full time.
15 Mike Harris 14 Nick Cummins 13 Ben Tapuai 12 Pat McCabe 11 Adam Ashley-Cooper 10 Kurtley Beale 9 Nick Phipps 1 Benn Robinson 2 Tatafu Polota Nau 3 James Slipper 4 Sitaleki Timani 5 Nathan Sharpe (C) 6 Scott Higginbotham 7 Michael Hooper 8 Wycliff Palu BENCH: 16 Saia Fainga’a 17 Sekope Kepu 18 Kane Douglas 19 Dave Dennis 20 Liam Gill 21 Brett Sheehan 22 Drew Mitchell
SCORERS P: Harris (5), Beale Hooper
1 Tony Woodcock 2 Keven Mealamu 3 Charlie Faumuina 4 Brodie Retallick 5 Sam Whitelock 6 Liam Messam 7 Richie McCaw (C) 8 Kieran Read 9 Aaron Smith 10 Dan Carter 11 Hosea Gear 12 Ma'a Nonu 13 Conrad Smith 14 Cory Jane 15 Israel Dagg BENCH: 16 Andrew Hore 17 Owen Franks 18 Luke Romano 19 Victor Vito 20 Piri Weepu 21 Aaron Cruden 22 Ben Smith
SCORERS P: Carter (6) Woodcock
Referee: Craig Joubert (SARU) Asst. Referees: Jaco Peyper (SARU), Lourens Van Der Merwe (SARU) TMO: Matt Goddard (ARU)
NEW ZEALAND 22 - 0 AUSTRALIA
Eden Park, New Zealand - Saturday 25th August 2012
KO: 19:35 HT: 9-0 Att: 48,000
HERE’S HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE...
NZ v Australia Hey There peeps! Anthems done...almost ready for KO after the haka... TheRugbyChampionship rugby
NZ v Australia Oh most excellent - Nigel Owens is reffing - we'll actually gets some rugby & no one posing for camera!
NZ 0-0 Australia 1min We have KO & immediately a knock on from Richie McCaw. Wallabies scrum...
NZ 0-0 Australia 2mins ABs follow up k/o with a penalty for visitors & Stephen Moore has L/O outside ABs 22
NZ 0-0 Australia 3mins Kieran Read nicks the ball but another k/o & ball back to Aussies just outside 22 for scrum
NZ 0-0 Australia 4mins Wallabies pile on the pressure at breakdown but player off feet & Dan Carter clears them out
NZ 0-0 Australia 6mins ABs play it well & win a penalty just outside Aussie 10m line & Carter tees up for goal...
NZ 0-0 Australia 7mins Carter's ball right off; Berrick Barnes takes 22 drop out but a k/o gives ABs 22 scrum
NZ 0-0 Australia 9mins Excellent hands from ABs but magnificent tackle leaves them inches short of the try into touch
NZ 0-0 Australia 10mins Well this week's game is about 100% better & more interesting than last week's borefest!
NZ 0-0 Australia 11mins Aussies haven't got far from own 22 tho; win L/O but struggling at the breakdown
NZ 0-0 Australia 13mins Play finally back to H/W & ABs in possession but penalty to Wallabies but kick doesn't find touch
NZ 0-0 Australia 14mins Wallabies make it over 10m but massive hit from Read knocks them backwards to behind own 10m
NZ 0-0 Australia 15mins ABs k/o has penalty coming for Aussies which is eventually given after a bit of a messy period
NZ 0-0 Australia 16mins Aussie scrum just inside ABs' 10m; visitors had 76% possession so far but ABs defence good
NZ 0-0 Australia 17mins An excellent tackle from Ma'a Nonu allows Sonny Bill Williams to snaffle ball & kick downfield
NZ 0-0 Australia 17mins Carter kicks to touch; ABs inches from T/L & Liam Messam over but Sitaleki Timani rips it away
NZ 0-0 Australia 20mins ABs scrum on Aussie 10m is good but penalty to visitors for infringing at breakdown
NZ 0-0 Australia 21mins Aussie L/O as ABs hold them back in own territory before Will Genia high kicks it to 22
NZ 0-0 Australia 23min Aerial football ensues resulting in ABs L/O on own 10m but not working too well but just retain
NZ 0-0 Australia 25mins Once secured, Cory Jane charges to 22, recycled repeatedly incl. huge hit on SBW til win penalty
NZ 3-0 Australia 25mins Carter tees up from just wide of posts around 10m line & this time successful
NZ 3-0 Australia 27mins Genia kicks ball into 22 but no one there to collect & ABs clear back to H/W for Aussie L/O
NZ 3-0 Australia 29mins ABs now have had 70%; k/o ball ignored & Genia binned for slapping ball down - not good call
NZ 6-0 Australia 30mins No scrum half for Aussies for remaining 10; Berrick Barnes has to step in while Carter adds 3
NZ 6-0 Australia 33mins ABs run back into Aussie territory from restart after Wallabies keep kicking away possession
NZ 6-0 Australia 34mins Kurtley Beale replaces injured Drew Mitchell & ABs have scrum on Aussie 22
NZ 6-0 Australia 35mins But Luke Romano fwd passes giving ball back to visitors while skipper Genia can only watch
NZ 6-0 Australia 37mins Wallaby scrum on own 22 but ABs steal it & just 7m out from whitewash...
NZ 6-0 Australia 38mins Ben Alexander & Michael Hooper both offside at breakdown so Carter tees up again inside 22 now
NZ 9-0 Australia 39mins Looks like James Slipper will replace Benn Robinson in front row while Carter kicks 3 more
NZ 9-0 Australia 40mins ABs back in Aussie territory & as Genia returns to field of play, Barnes kicks ball into touch
NZ 9-0 Australia HT P: Carter (3) | YC: Genia
NZ12-0 Australia 41mins Bad start for Wallabies as give Carter opportunity to kick for goal from 51m which he slots perfectly
NZ12-0 Australia 42mins Anthony Fainga'a has replaced Rob Horne in centre...
NZ 17-0 Australia 44mins Awesome offload from SBW to Carter > Read > SBW > Aaron Smith > Israel Dagg > T/L > score
NZ 19-0 Australia 45mins Carter converts as Wallabies flounder in disbelief; Radike Samo on for Scott Higginbotham
NZ 19-0 Australia 47mins Andrew Hore & Brodie Retallick on for Luke Romano & Keven Mealamu
NZ 19-0 Australia 48mins Nathan Sharpe pinged for offside & Owens warns Aussies cards on way if don't stop it...
NZ 22-0 Australia 48mins Meanwhile, Carter adds yet another 3-pointer from resulting penalty
NZ 22-0 Australia 52mins Aussies finally get it together & opt for a try attempt rather than 3pts from fwd pass...
NZ 22-0 Australia 53mins Good work from Wallabies as inch closer to T/L but Read steals it dubiously & moment lost
NZ 22-0 Australia 54mins Aussies attack again but Genia takes his eye off the ball & ABs nick it
NZ 22-0 Australia 56mins ABs clear Wallabies out of own territory & Smith breaks well but penalty Aussies in own 22
NZ 22-0 Australia 57mins Wallabies win L/O but ABs get hands on ball & high kick which Genia saves but doesn't go far
NZ 22-0 Australia 58mins Nathan Sharpe pinged again for blocking & ABs have scrum outside Aussie 22
NZ 22-0 Australia 60mins Liam Gill is on for Dave Dennis; Bens Franks & Smith on for Crockett & Nonu
NZ 22-0 Australia 61mins ABs attack T/L proficiently again but ball pours fwd so no try confirmed by TMO; Cooper warned
NZ 22-0 Australia 64mins ABs L/O on own 22 and defend well; Aussies attack back from H/W but t/o at breakdown
NZ 22-0 Australia 65mins ABs scrum just outside own 10m line but mess it up & Aussie have the penalty
NZ 22-0 Australia 66mins Wallabies set up favourable L/O but Moore ends up isolated in ABs 22 & pinged
NZ 22-0 Australia 68mins ABs clear & shift play back to the mid field; Wallabies in possession & battle back to H/W
NZ 22-0 Australia 69mins But ABs grab possession & suddenly they are on top of the T/L...
NZ 22-0 Australia 69mins Pile of bodies on whitewash & excellent work from Genia & Ashley-Cooper as McCaw spills it
NZ 22-0 Australia 70mins Wallaby 5m scrum is won but Beale kicks it away AGAIN>Smith outside 22 charges before tackled
NZ 22-0 Australia 72mins Aussies manage to t/o ball & clear to midfield but can't score a pts without possession!
NZ 22-0 Australia 74mins Yet again Wallaby ball kicked away & ABs collect & get into Aussie 22 but Cooper saves it
NZ 22-0 Australia 76mins ABs have it again & Weepu plays it back; played on ground & ABs scrum outside Aussie 22
NZ 22-0 Australia 76mins Victor Vito, Piri Weepu & Aaron Cruden have come on for Messam, Aaron Smith & Dagg
NZ 22-0 Australia 78mins Carter runs ball over T/L but passes back & out to no one...
NZ 22-0 Australia 79mins ABs attack again tho only have to run the clock down...
NZ 22-0 Australia 80mins Crowd counts down the clock & it's all over with ABs retaining Bledisloe Cup...again
NZ 22-0 Australia FT ABs not held Wallabies to a nil win for 50 years. Not looking good for Aussies...
15 Israel Dagg 14 Cory Jane 13 Ma'a Nonu 12 Sonny Bill Williams 11 Hosea Gear 10 Daniel Carter 9 Aaron Smith 8 Kieran Read 7 RICHIE MCCAW (C) 6 Liam Messam 5 Samuel Whitelock 4 Luke Romano 3 Owen Franks 2 Keven Mealamu 1 Wyatt Crockett BENCH: 16 Andrew Hore 17 Ben Franks 18 Brodie Retallick 19 Victor Vito 20 Piri Weepu 21 Aaron Cruden 22 Ben Smith
SCORERS T: Dagg C: Carter P: Carter (5)
15 Adam Ashley-Cooper 14 Drew Mitchell 13 Rob Horne 12 Berrick Barnes 11 Digby Ioane 10 Quade Cooper 9 WILL GENIA (C) 8 Scott Higginbotham 7 Michael Hooper 6 Dave Dennis 5 Nathan Sharpe 4 Sitaleki Timani 3 Ben Alexander 2 Stephen Moore 1 Benn Robinson BENCH: 16 Saia Fainga’a 17 James Slipper 18 Radike Samo 19 Liam Gill 20 Nick Phipps 21 Anthony Fainga'a 22 Kurtley Beale
Referee: Nigel Owens (WRU) Asst. Referees: Alain Rolland (IRFU), Lourens van der Merwe (SARU) TMO: Ben Skeen (NZRU)
AUSTRALIA 19 - 27 NEW ZEALAND
ANZ Stadium, Sydney - Saturday 18th August 2012
KO: 20:05 AEST HT: 10-18 Att: 76,877
HEAD TO HEAD
HERE’S HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE...
Australia v NZ Teams lined up for anthems...are you ready for this?!
Australia v NZ Oh dear. The Kiwi anthem sounds like it's being sung by a child in a tin can.
Australia v NZ Finally all the faffing is over..oh hang on..let's stop for a chat & drink shall we?!?!
Australia v NZ Ref is Alain Rolland - hope he has one of his good days today!
Australia 0-0 NZ 1min Wallabies KO & All Blacks fwd pass! Gold scrum & pen to homeside in ABs 22 already
Australia 2-0 NZ 2mins Berrick Barnes tees up for an easy kick & opens the scoring for the Green & Golds
Australia 3-0 NZ 3mins ABs have possession from ruck on H/W but Wallabies hurtle them into touch; Aussie L/O
Australia 2-0 NZ 4mins Tatafu Polota-Nau throws in & not bad for Wallabies but eventually ABs bring it back
Australia 3-0 NZ 5mins ABs finally enter Wallaby territory but mess it up by coming in from side & pen Aus
Australia 3-0 NZ 7mins Aussies move over H/W but a k/o & ABs have the scrum inside own 10m. Pen ABs & clear to Aus 10m
Australia 3-0 NZ 8mins Good ABs L/O & break from Ma'a Nonu offload to Liam Messam who passes it into touch
Australia 3-0 NZ 10mins L/O is with ABs & Wallabies infringe to give Dan Carter penalty kick at goal...
Australia 3-3 NZ 10mins From just outside 22 out wide Carter is bang on target despite unsporting crowd jeers
Australia 3-3 NZ 12mins ABs scrum just over H/W in Wallaby territory...
Australia 3-8 NZ 12mins Excellent setpiece work from ABs off scrum with Carter offloading to Israel Dagg who scores
Australia 3-8 NZ 12mins Brilliant dummy running from Sonny Bill Williams to distract Aussies for Dagg to charge thru
Australia 3-10 NZ 13mins Carter converts try from same place as before & job done for starters...
Australia 3-10 NZ 15mins Restart puts ABs inside Aussie 22 but homeside secure possession & ABs hand over pen
Australia 3-10 NZ 17mins A second pen for coming in over the top & Rolland pings ABs again; Wallaby L/O inside own 22
Australia 3-10 NZ 17mins Jeez Polota-Nau's sideburns put Wiggo's to shame!
Australia 3-13 NZ 19mins Aussies all flustered & hand over easy pen to Carter from in front of posts to add another 3
Australia 3-13 NZ 21mins Aussies head up to ABs 22 but it's visitors with the scrum...
Australia 3-13 NZ 22mins Finally a ref who actually SEES ABs off feet at the ruck EVERY time! Pen to Aussies
Australia 3-13 NZ 23mins Will Genia charges over the 22 & brought down but just 3m out as ball recycled...
Australia 3-13 NZ 24mins But as ball comes out & Wallabies head back towards T/L, ABs turn them over at breakdown
Australia 3-13 NZ 26mins Aussies concede yet another pen & Carter finds touch for 10m L/O on Wallaby side
Australia 3-13 NZ 30mins Nothing seems to working well for the Wallabies as ABs had right back into Aussie 22
Australia 3-18 NZ 33mins Again from awesome setpiece, great decoys & good offloading for Dagg > Cory Jane > try
Australia 3-18 NZ 34mins Carter misses the conversion but ABs have not too much to worry about so far...
Australia 3-18 NZ 35mins Nathan Sharpe pinged for holding on at breakdown from restart & ABs have it again
Australia 3-18 NZ 37mins A fightback from Wallabies & have L/O on ABs 22...but not gained any ground yet...
Australia 3-18 NZ 38mins Finally Wallabies find a gap & Digby Ioane charges to T/L but pulled down half metre short...
Australia 8-18 NZ 39mins Quick recycle & Sharpe charges & pops ball over the whitewash to score!
Australia 10-18 NZ 39mins Barnes converts nicely & the Wallabies are back in the game...
Australia 10-18 NZ 40mins Siren's gone & ABs in possession as head deep into Wallaby territory but into touch.
Australia 10-18 NZ HT T: Dagg, Jane C: Carter P: Carter (2) | T: Sharpe C: Barnes P: Barnes
Australia 10-18 NZ HT Oh. Wallabies 60% possession in 1st half yet 8pts behind. Refocus time!
Australia 10-18 NZ HT SBW been awesome. Will be interesting to see impact of him leaving ABs after next week's match.
Australia 10-18 NZ 40mins Wallabies knock on from restart & ABs have 1st scrum of 2nd half
Australia 10-18 NZ 41min Wallabies regain possession & head over H/W to ABs territory; ABs L/O but not clever handling
Australia 13-18 NZ 44mins Barnes pops ball between posts & it's looking better for the Wallabies just 5pts short
Australia 13-21 NZ 47mins But Wallabies soon cancel out gain by handing over a pen which Carter whacks over
Australia 16-21 NZ 49mins Oh hang on - ABs reciprocate with pen & Barnes adds another 3 to bring Wallabies back
Australia 16-21 NZ 51mins Hosea Gear charges into Wallaby territory but ball finds touch
Australia 16-21 NZ 52mins ABs in possession but good fightback from Wallabies & play back on H/W
Australia 16-21 NZ 53mins Capt David Pocock pinged for holding on & Carter attempts pen kick from over H/W...2 hopes!
Australia 16-21 NZ 56mins Carter fluffs it; Keven Mealamu turns over ball at breakdown again but Wallabies scrum
Australia 16-21 NZ 59mins Abs L/O on own 10m line; many changes afoot...
Australia 16-21 NZ 60mins Brodie Retallick on for Luke Romano & Stephen Moore on for Polota-Nau
Australia 16-24 NZ 62mins Meanwhile, Wallabies hand over awful pen in front of posts & Carter widen gap to 8
Australia 16-24 NZ 64mins Wallabies retaliate by heading to ABs 22 & Dave Dennis is replaced by Radike Samo
Australia 16-24 NZ 66mins Time off as Sitaleki Timani is off to check for concussion (new trial rule)- Rob Simmons on
Australia 16-24 NZ 67mins Aussie momentum lost & ABs charge other way...Messam heads for corner & offloads to Gear
Australia 16-24 NZ 67mins Gear bundled into touch short of corner tho oddly ref goes to TMO :S
Australia 16-24 NZ 68mins ABs no more than 6m out & edge towards Wallaby T/L...
Australia 16-24 NZ 69mins SBW offloads beautifully but Cory Jane looks like he couldn't catch a cold as ball flies fwd
Australia 16-24 NZ 71mins Under new rule, concussed Timani checked out, cleared & back on so Simmons back to bench
Australia 16-24 NZ 74mins Wallaby scrum on own 10m but charge over H/W > 10m > ABs 22 > looking good...
Australia 19-24 NZ 75mins Ben Franks replaced Tony Woodcock earlier; pinged in own 22 & Barnes adds 3 from good kick
Australia 19-24 NZ 76mins From ABs restart, walloping kick from Barnes gives Wallabies L/O in ABs territory...
Australia 19-24 NZ 78mins Wallabies in possession but only on H/W... ABs defence is impressive
Australia 19-24 NZ 79mins Andrew Hore rips ball away & is thumped into 22 chased by Dagg but saved by Ashley-Cooper
Australia 19-24 NZ 80mins ABs ball in Wallaby 22 & final pen goes to ABs; Carter tees up as blood pours from Beale
Australia 19-27 NZ 80+1mins Carter adds final 3 nails in Aussie coffin & win match 1 of 3 in Bledisloe Cup
15 Kurtley Beale 14 Adam Ashley-Cooper 13 Rob Horne 12 Anthony Fainga'a 11 Digby Ioane 10 Berrick Barnes 9 Will Genia 8 Scott Higginbotham 7 DAVID POCOCK (C) 6 Dave Dennis 5 Nathan Sharpe 4 Sitaleki Timani 3 Sekope Kepu 2 Tatafu Polota Nau 1 Benn Robinson BENCH: 16 Stephen Moore 17 James Slipper 18 Rob Simmons 19 Radike Samo 20 Michael Hooper 21 Nick Phipps 22 Drew Mitchell
SCORERS T: Sharpe C: Barnes P: Barnes (4)
15 Israel Dagg 14 Cory Jane 13 Ma'a Nonu 12 Sonny Bill Williams 11 Hosea Gear 10 Daniel Carter 9 Aaron Smith 8 Kieran Read 7 RICHIE MCCAW (C) 6 Liam Messam 5 Samuel Whitelock 4 Luke Romano 3 Owen Franks 2 Keven Mealamu 1 Tony Woodcock BENCH: 16 Andrew Hore 17 Ben Franks 18 Brodie Retallick 19 Victor Vito 20 Piri Weepu 21 Aaron Cruden 22 Ben Smith
SCORERS T: Dagg, Jane C: Carter P: Carter (5)
Man of the Match: Israel Dagg (New Zealand)
Referee: Alain Rolland (IRFU) Asst. Referees: Nigel Owens (WRU), Lourens van der Merwe (SARU) TMO: Matt Goddard (ARU)