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2018 Bledisloe Cup results

Waisake Naholo celebrates scoring a try during The Rugby Championship Bledisloe Cup match between the Australian Wallabies

Up-to-date Bledisloe Cup results from the latest Tests between Australia and New Zealand. As each Bledisloe Cup Test is completed, we’ll be sure to keep this page updated with all the latest results.

2018 Bledisloe Cup fixtures and results

The All Blacks are taking the Bledisloe Cup home for the sixteenth time in a row after running up a 2-0 series lead with a 28-point win at Eden Park in Game 2.

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.

The final game of the series will be 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.

All times Sydney/Melbourne time
GAME 1 GAME 2 GAME 3
New Zealand 38-13 Australia New Zealand 40-12 Australia New Zealand vs Australia
Date: August 18 Date: August 25 Date: October 27
Time: 7:45pm Time: 5:35pm Time: 5:00pm
Venue: ANZ Stadium, Sydney Venue: Eden Park, Auckland Venue: Nissan Stadium, Yokohama

2017

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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.

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

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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)

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.

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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