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2019 Bledisloe Cup fixtures & draw

Beauden Barrett of the All Blacks runs with the ball during The Rugby Championship Bledisloe Cup match between the Australian Wallabies and the New Zealand All Blacks. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

The 2019 Bledisloe Cup will be played in August 2019 but, unlike other seasons, will consist of just two matches.

Here are the complete Bledisloe Cup fixtures for the 2019 Test matches taking place between the Wallabies and All Blacks.

2019 Bledisloe Cup fixtures

All times are Sydney/Melbourne time

2019, being a Rugby World Cup year, will see the Bledisloe Cup cut to two matches. The Wallabies will take their home game to Perth in a historic match that will see the Bledisloe contested in Western Australia for the first time.

GAME 1 GAME 2
Australia vs New Zealand New Zealand vs Australia
Date: Saturday, August 10 Date: Saturday, August 17
Time: 7:45pm (AEST) Time: 5:35pm (AEST)
Venue: Optus Stadium, Perth Venue: Eden Park, Auckland

Recent series

2018

The 2018 series was claimed by New Zealand, after they won the first two matches in convincing fashion.

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The third match – also won by the All Blacks – was played in Yokohama, just outside Tokyo. The match gave both teams an opportunity to experience conditions in Japan ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, which will be the first such tournament to be held in Asia.

GAME 1 GAME 2 GAME 3
Australia vs New Zealand New Zealand vs Australia New Zealand vs Australia
Date: August 18 Date: August 25 Date: October 27
Result: NZ 40-12 AUS Result: NZ 38-13 AUS Result: NZ 37-20 AUS
Venue: ANZ Stadium, Sydney Venue: Eden Park, Auckland Venue: Nissan Stadium, Yokohama

2017

The All Blacks won the first two Tests and thus the Bledisloe Cup for a 15th consecutive year, defeating the Wallabies 54-34 in Sydney, and 35-29 in Dunedin.

The third and final game was played in Australia following the conclusion of the Rugby Championship and saw the Wallabies get a dead rubber victory.

All times are in Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST).

GAME 1 GAME 2 GAME 3
Australia vs New Zealand New Zealand vs Australia Australia vs New Zealand
Date: August 19 Date: August 26 Date: October 21
Result: AUS 34 – NZ 54 Result: NZ 35 – AUS 29 Result: AUS 23 – NZ 18
Venue: ANZ Stadium, Sydney Venue: Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin Venue: Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

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