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All Blacks vs Wallabies highlights: All Blacks win final Bledisloe Cup Test 37-10

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22nd October, 2016


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New Zealand Vs. Australia

2016 Bledisloe Cup (Auckland), 23 October, 2016

Eden Park
New Zealand 37 defeated Australia 10
New Zealand Australia
0/0 DROP GOAL 0/0
Top scorers:
  • New Zealand - Savea
  • J 10pts (2T)
Important moments:
  • New Zealand took the lead at the 6 min. mark 1st half
  • Coles, D (NZL) try at the 73 min. mark 2nd half
Referee: N Owens
Touch judges: C Joubert & M van der Westhuizen
Kickoff: 5.35PM AEDT
Venue: Eden Park, Auckland
Referee: Nigel Owens
Betting: New Zealand $1.03, Australia $10.00
The New Zealand All Blacks perform their 'Haka' before their Rugby Championship ' Bledisloe Cup' rugby union match against Australia at the ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Saturday, August 20, 2016. (AAP Image/David Moir)
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22nd October, 2016
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Match result:

The All Blacks have added another record to their collection, putting together an eighteenth-straight win, against the Wallabies at Eden Park.

All the wash-up from Bledisloe Cup 3:
» LORD: Nick Phipps shines
» Eight talking points
» What changes should the Wallabies make?
» DIY player ratings
» Read the match report
» Watch the highlights

Final score
All Blacks 37
Wallabies 10

Match preview:

This early Saturday evening game sees New Zealand hosting Australia in the third Bledisloe Cup Test for 2016. Join The Roar from 5:35pm (AEDT) for all the live action from Eden Park in Auckland.

The All Blacks have already secured the Bledisloe Cup for another season having defeated the Wallabies in the previous two clashes this season, however interest certainly remains high for this encounter between the two trans-Tasman rivals.

Australia themselves have the opportunity to knock over the hoodoo after 30 years since their last victory at this famous Rugby ground, and become the first international team to win at Eden Park since 1994 while the All Blacks are on the verge of creating history, potentially becoming the first Tier 1 nation to record an 18-match unbeaten streak – so there is certainly plenty to play for this evening.

The All Blacks have made three changes to their 23 from the side which took the field in Durban a fortnight ago with Julian Savea replacing Waisake Naholo on the left wing for the run on side while Aaron Cruden and Malakai Fekitoa replace Lima Sopoaga and George Moala respectively on the reserve bench.


At the time of writing this preview, Wallaby Coach Michael Cheika had yet to release the Australian 23 for this encounter, citing decisions around his second row makeup a reason to leave the naming until the last possible minute. Speculation around certain positions swirl, such as Reece Hodge to second five and the starting first five, Bernard Foley or Quade Cooper? Fans of both sides will be eager to see the finalised line-up.

Such a delay is unlikely to phase the All Blacks who have been quoted on many occasions as worrying about their own performance and interest will certainly lie in what the Wallabies will bring to the encounter against a New Zealand team in terrific form so far in 2016.

What is clear is the Wallabies need to attack. Expecting your defence to win a match against this vintage of All Blacks is simply not viable so the Wallabies will need to tick the scoreboard over, preferably in lots of five and seven if they expect to rack up a famous victory.

Tip – All Blacks by 15. Based on form this season, there is little to suggest the Wallabies can produce an upset.

Join us here on The Roar as we cover all of the action live from Auckland and we look forward to your own views in the commentary below!