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1 Lachie Swinton (35′) Red cards 1 Ofa Tuungafasi (23′)
1 Marika Koroibete (40′) Yellow cards 1 Scott Barrett (68′)

Has Australia ever won the Bledisloe Cup?

Since 1996, the cup has been contested as part of the annual Tri Nations tournament. … New Zealand won the series in 1996 and 1997, and Australia won it in 1998.

When was the last time the Wallabies won the Bledisloe?

Long time between drinks

Australia last tasted Bledisloe success in 2002, which was actually their fifth title in a row. Matt Burke slotted a match-winning penalty after the siren sounded to give his side a 16-14 win in Sydney. None of the current Wallabies squad have ever got their hands on the coveted trophy.

When did Australia last win at Eden Park?

While Australia have had special difficulty getting over the line at Eden Park, their last win being the Bledisloe Cup-winning 22-9 victory in 1986 their connection hasn’t been all bad.

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Why are New Zealand called the All Black?

There are two versions of how the name originated. The first is that after one of the team’s big victories a certain newspaper had intended to have as its headline ‘ALL BACKS’, intimating that the forwards were playing like backs; but a typographical error actually gave the headline as ‘ALL BLACKS’.

What is the biggest win in rugby union?


Margin Team Score
128 New Zealand 145–17
98 New Zealand 101–3
England 111–13
95 New Zealand 108–13

Who wins the Bledisloe Cup 2020?

The 2020 Bledisloe Cup series was won by New Zealand 2-1. The Wallabies won Game 4 in Brisbane 24-22. The All Blacks retained the trophy for an 18th consecutive year after winning Game 3 at ANZ Stadium 43-5 and Game 2 at Eden Park 27-7.

Who won the rugby today NZ vs Australia?

Australia held on for a nerve-jangling 24-22 win over New Zealand in Brisbane on Saturday in a spiteful Tri-Nations clash that featured two red cards.

Why did South Africa leave the Rugby Championship?

South African Rugby said on Friday “player welfare” concerns and logistical difficulties left them no choice but to pull the defending champions out of the competition which also features Australia, New Zealand and Argentina. …

What channel is NZ vs Australia rugby?

Australia v New Zealand will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Main Event, with coverage starting at 8.15am.

When was the last time Australia beat New Zealand in rugby union?


Record Australia New Zealand
Home 47 (10 August 2019) 51 (23 August 2014)
Away 33 (19 October 2013) 54 (19 August 2017)
Largest winning margin
Home 21 (10 August 2019) 37 (6 July 1996)
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When was the last time Australia won the Rugby World Cup?


Year Host(s) Winner
1999 Wales Australia
2003 Australia England
2007 France South Africa
2011 New Zealand New Zealand

Who is New Zealand’s highest paid sportsman?

You have to look a fair way down the list to find the highest-earning Kiwi, NBA Oklahoma Thunder star Steven Adams taking home about US$22.4m (NZ$34m) in 2019.

Why do the All Black do the Haka?

The All Blacks are believed to have first performed a choreographed and synchronized version of the “Ka Mate” haka in 1905. It is said that this Haka was composed by Te Rauparaha of Ngāti Toa to commemorate his escape from death during an incident in 1810.

Is it rude to call someone from New Zealand a Kiwi?

“Calling a New Zealander a ‘Kiwi’ is not of itself offensive. ‘Kiwi’ is not an insult,” said Judge Leonie Farrell. She added that the word was often viewed as a “term of endearment”. It is derived from the name of a flightless bird native to the country.

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