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2020 Bledisloe Cup results

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Here are all the results from the 2020 Bledisloe Cup series. The Wallabies won Game 4 in Brisbane 24-22.

The All Blacks wrapped up the series win after destroying the Wallabies 43-5 in Game 3.

Game 2 saw New Zealand pull away in the second half to win 27-7, while both sides played out a thrilling 16-all draw in Wellington in Game 1.

Bledisloe Cup 2020 results

Bledisloe 4

The Wallabies won Bledisloe 4 with a thrilling 24-22 victory over the All Blacks in Brisbane.

Wallabies All Blacks
24 Score 22
2
Tom Wright (3′)
Taniela Tupou (75′)
Tries 3
Reiko Ioane (9′)
Codie Taylor (52′)
Tupou Vaa’i (79′)
1
Reece Hodge 1/2
Conversions 2
Jordie Barrett 2/3
4
Reece Hodge 4/5
Penalty goals 1
Jordie Barrett 1/1
0 Drop-goals 0
1
Lachie Swinton (35′)
Red cards 1
Ofa Tuungafasi (23′)
1
Marika Koroibete (40′)
Yellow cards 1
Scott Barrett (68′)

Key moments
The Wallabies opened the scoring in the third minute with a try to Tom Wright
The All Blacks scored their first try in the ninth minute through Reiko Ioane
The Wallabies took the lead in the 21st minute with a penalty goal to Reece Hodge
Ofa Tuungafasi of the All Blacks was red-carded in the 23rd minute
The All Blacks tied the game in the 33rd minute with a penalty goal to Jordie Barrett
Lachie Swinton of the Wallabies was red-carded in the 35th minute
The Wallabies took the lead in the 50th minute with a penalty goal to Reece Hodge
The All Blacks took the lead in the 53rd minute with a try to Codie Taylor
The Wallabies took the lead in the 70th minute with a penalty goal to Reece Hodge

Bledisloe 3

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The All Blacks set a new record with a 43-5 win after blowing the Wallabies away in the first half.

Wallabies All Blacks
5 Score 43
1 – Noah Lolesio (41′) Tries 6 – Karl Tu’inukuafe (4′)
Richie Mo’unga (20′, 26′)
Dane Coles (29′)
Rieko Ioane (70′)
Jordie Barrett (73′)
0 – Noah Lolesio 0/1 Conversions 5 – Richie Mo’unga 5/6
0 Penalty goals 1 – Richie Mo’unga 1/1
0 Drop-goals 0
0 Red cards 0
1 – Filipo Daugunu (4′) Yellow cards 2 – Jordie Barrett (9′)
Shannon Frizell (79′)

Key moments
The All Blacks opened the scoring in the 4th minute with a try to Karl Tu’inukuafe
The All Blacks led 26-0 at half time
The Wallabies scored their first try in the 41st minute through Noah Lolesio

Bledisloe 2

The All Blacks cruised to a 27-7 victory in Bledisloe 2 thanks to a dominant three-try burst to start the second half.

All Blacks Wallabies
27 Score 7
4 Tries 1
Aaron Smith (22′)
Jordie Barrett (42′)
Ardie Savea (46′)
Sam Cane (53′)
Marika Koroibete (28′)
2 Conversions 1
Richie Mo’unga 2/4 James O’Connor (1/1)
1 Penalty goals 0
Richie Mo’unga (1/1)
0 Drop-goals 0
0 Red cards 0
0 Yellow cards 0

Key moments
The All Blacks opened the scoring in the 18th minute with a penalty goal to Richie Mo’unga
The All Blacks scored the first try of the game in the 22nd minute through Aaron Smith
The Wallabies scored their first try in the 28th minute through Marika Koroibete
The All Blacks scored the first try of the second half in the 42nd minute through Jordie Barrett

Bledisloe 1

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The All Blacks and Wallabies drew 16-all in Game 1 of the 2020 Bledisloe Cup series in Wellington.

All Blacks Wallabies
16 Score 16
2 Tries 2
Jordie Barrett (9′)
Aaron Smith (44′)
Marika Koroibete (53′)
Filipo Daugunu (63′)
0 Conversions 0
Jordie Barrett (0/2) James O’Connor (0/2)
2 Penalty goals 2
Jordie Barrett (2/3) James O’Connor (2/3)
0 Drop-goals 0
0 Red cards 0
0 Yellow cards 0

Key moments
All Blacks opened the scoring in the ninth minute with a try to Jordie Barrett
Wallabies scored their first points in the 31st minute with a penalty goal to James O’Connor
All Blacks scored the first try of the second half in the 44th minute through Aaron Smith
Wallabies scored their first try in the 53rd minute through Marika Koroibete
Wallabies tied the game in the 63rd minute with a try to Filipo Daugunu
Wallabies took the lead in the 72nd minute with a penalty goal to James O’Connor
All Blacks tied the game in the 79th minute with a penalty to Jordie Barrett

Bledisloe Cup all-time series results

The All Blacks have won the last 18 Bledisloe Cup series in a row.

All Blacks – 48 Wallabies – 12

2019

The Wallabies gave Australian fans hope with a record-breaking win in Game 1, the first Test played at Optus Stadium, but couldn’t back it up in Game 2, going down 36-0.

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A two-game series due to the Rugby World Cup, the overall tie result meant the All Blacks retained the trophy.

GAME 2

New Zealand Australia
36 Score 0
5 Tries 0
Richie Mo’unga (28′)
Aaron Smith (31′)
Sonny Bill Williams (45′)
Sevu Reece (66′)
George Bridge (76′)
4 Conversions 0
Richie Mo’unga 3/3
Beauden Barrett 1/2
1 Penalty Goals 0
Richie Mo’ugna 1/1
0 Red Cards 0
9 Penalties conceded 9

GAME 1

Australia New Zealand
47 Score 26
6 Tries 4
Reece Hodge 2 (10′, 69′)
Lukhan Salakaia-Loto (46′)
Nic White (49′)
Marika Koroibete (62′)
Kurtley Beale (79′)
Anton Lienert-Brown (13′)
Rieko Ioane (17′)
Beauden Barrett (55′)
Ngani Laumape (71′)
4 Conversions 3
Christian Lealiifano 2/4
Matt To’omua 2/2
Richie Mo’unga 3/4
3 Penalty Goals 0
Christian Lealiifano 3/3
0 Red Cards 1
Scott Barrett (40′)
65% Possession 35%
76% Territory 24%
4 Penalties conceded 8

Previous results

2018

The All Blacks completed a clean sweep of the 2018 Bledisloe Cup after claiming victory in the third match at Nissan Stadium in Yokohama.

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GAME 3

New Zealand – 37
Tries: Liam Squire, Kieran Read, Beauden Barrett, Ben Smith, Rieko Ioane
Cons: Beauden Barrett 3/5
Pens: Beauden Barrett 2/2

Australia – 20
Tries: Sefa Naivalu, Israel Folau
Cons: Bernard Foley 2/2
Pens: Kurtley Beale 1/1, Bernard Foley 1/1

GAME 2

New Zealand – 40
Tries: Beauden Barrett 4, Liam Squire, Joe Moody
Cons: Beauden Barrett 5/6
Australia – 12
Tries: Will Genia, Reece Hodge
Cons: Bernard Foley 1/2

GAME 1

New Zealand – 38
Tries: Waisake Naholo 2, Aaron Smith, Jack Goodhue, Beauden Barrett, Brodie Retallick
Cons: Beauden Barrett 4/6
Australia – 13
Tries: Jack Maddocks
Cons: Bernard Foley 1/1
Pens: Reece Hodge, Bernard Foley

The first Trans-Tasman Test of 2018 was held in Sydney’s ANZ Stadium on Saturday, August 18, before the series headed across the ditch for the reverse fixture at Eden Park on August 25.

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The final game of the series was played in Nissan Stadium in Tokyo, giving both the Wallabies and All Blacks a taste of playing in Japan ahead of the 2019 World Cup.

2017

The All Blacks claimed the Bledisloe Cup for a fifteenth consecutive year by winning the first two Tests, however, the Wallabies bounced back to win the third match.

GAME 3
Australia 23 Tries: Reece Hodge, Israel Folau, Marika Koroibete. Cons: Bernard Foley (1). Pens: Reece Hodge (2)
New Zealand 18 Tries: Waisake Naholo, Rieko Ioane. Cons: Lima Sopoaga. Pens: Lima Sopoaga (2)

GAME 2
New Zealand 35 Tries: Rieko Ioane, Ben Smith (2), Beauden Barrett (2). Cons: Beauden Barrett (5)
Australia 29 Tries: Israel Folau, Michael Hooper, Bernard Foley, Will Genia, Kurtley Beale. Cons: Bernard Foley (1)

GAME 1
Australia 34 Tries: Curtis Rona, Tevita Kuridrani, Kurtley Beale, Israel Folau. Cons: Bernard Foley (4) Pens: Bernard Foley (2)
New Zealand 54 Tries: Liam Squire, Rieko Ioane (2), Ryan Crotty (2), Sonny Bill Williams, Ewen McKenzie, Ben Smith. Cons: Beauden Barrett (7)

2016

The All Blacks won the first game in a canter, leaving Australia stunned with a 42-8 caning. They followed it up with a much tighter affair in Wellington, but still picked up the win and took home the Bledisloe Cup for the 14th year in a row. They then capped off the series by comfortably accounting for the Wallabies in Game 3 at Eden Park 37-10.

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GAME 1
New Zealand 42 Tries: Ryan Crotty, Beauden Barrett, Jerome Kaino, Waisake Naholo, Dane Coles, Julian Savea. Cons: Beauden Barrett (3) Pens: Beauden Barrett (2)
Australia 8 Tries: Nick Phipps. Pens: Bernard Foley

GAME 2
New Zealand 29 Tries: Israel Dagg (2), Julian Savea, Sam Cane. Cons: Beauden Barrett (3) Pens: Beauden Barrett
Australia 9 Pens: Bernard Foley (2), Reece Hodge

GAME 3
New Zealand 37 Tries: Julian Savea (2), Israel Dagg, Anton Lienert-Brown, TJ Perenara, Dane Coles. Cons: Aaron Cruden (2). Pen: Aaron Cruden.
Australia 10 Try: Rory Arnold. Con: Bernard Foley. Pen: Bernard Foley

New Zealand All Blacks Haka Rugby Championship Test Rugby Rugby Union 2016

2015

2015 was the closest Bledisloe Cup in the best part of a decade, with the series ending drawn for the first time since 2007. The Wallabies won Game 1 in Sydney on the back of a brilliant cameo from backup halfback Nic White, but the All Blacks retaliated in emphatic fashion with a win in Game 2 to retain the trophy.

GAME 1
Australia 27 Tries: Sekope Kepu, Adam Ashely-Cooper, Nic White. Cons: Matt Giteau (2), White. Pens: Giteau, White
New Zealand 19 Tries: Nehe Milner-Shudder (2). Pens: Dan Carter (3)

GAME 2
New Zealand 41 Tries: Dane Coles, Ma’a Nonu (2), Conrad Smith, penalty try. Cons: Dan Carter (5). Pens: Carter (2)
Australia 13 Try: Israel Folau. Con: Nic White. Pens: Quade Cooper (2)

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2014

After a bleak opening game in Sydney, in which rain reduced the Test to a shoot-out between the opposing fly-halves, New Zealand retained the Bledisloe with a dominant 51-20 win in Game 2 at Eden Park.

The Wallabies looked to be on track for a consolation win in Game 3 when they led 28-22 in the dying minutes, but Malakai Fekitoa scored with the final play of the game before Colin Slade nailed the conversion to give the All Blacks a one-point win.

GAME 1
Australia 12 Pens: Kurtley Beale (4)
New Zealand 12 Pens: Aaron Cruden (4)

GAME 2
New Zealand 51 Tries: Julian Savea, Richie McCaw (2), Kieran Read, Steven Luatua, penalty try. Cons: Aaron Cruden (5), Aaron Smith. Pens: Cruden (3)
Australia 20 Tries: Israel Folau, Michael Hooper. Cons: Kurtley Beale (2). Pens Beale (2)

GAME 3
New Zealand 29 Tries: Cory Jane, Dane Coles, Aaron Smith, Malakai Fekitoa. Cons: Beauden Barrett (2), Colin Slade. Pen: Barrett.
Australia 28 Tries: Nick Phipps, Bernard Foley, Adam Ashley-Cooper. Cons: Foley (2). Pens: Foley (2), Nic White

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