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2018 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 2018 Bledisloe Cup was won by New Zealand, after they completed a 3-0 whitewash of the Wallabies.

Here are the complete Bledisloe Cup fixtures for the 2018 Test matches that took place between the Wallabies and All Blacks.

2018 Bledisloe Cup fixtures

All times are Sydney/Melbourne time

GAME 1 GAME 2 GAME 3
Aus vs NZ NZ vs Aus NZ vs Aus
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

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

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.

Future series

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2019, being a Rugby World Cup year will see the Bledisloe cup to two matches.

The Australian match will be played in Perth on Saturday, August 10, as announced by Rugby Australia in July.

As it stands at the moment, it’s not known where the match in New Zealand will be played, however, it will either be the Saturday before or after.

Recent series

2017

The All Blacks won the first two Tests and thus the Bledisloe Cup for a fifteenth 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).

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