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Wallabies vs All Blacks first TriNations test score

Wallabies vs All Blacks first TriNations test score

Wallabies 34 – All Blacks 19


I’m too stoked to write a proper review right now, but what an amazing game and fantastic performance by the Wallabies. I’m struggling to think of a player who didn’t have a hand in this victory.

For the first time that I can remember we actually had a kicking game to complement the razor sharp attacking and it completely destroyed the rudderless ABs. Unreal.

The scorers:

For Australia:
Tries: Cross, Hynes, Elsom, Horwill
Cons: Giteau 4
Pen: Giteau
Drop: Giteau

For New Zealand:
Tries: Muliaina, Hore, Ellis
Cons: Carter 2

Yellow card(s): Thorn (New Zealand) – high tackle, 5.

The teams:

Australia: 15 Adam Ashley-Cooper, 14 Peter Hynes, 13 Ryan Cross, 12 Berrick Barnes, 11 Lote Tuqiri, 10 Matt Giteau, 9 Luke Burgess, 8 Wycliff Palu, 7 George Smith (c), 6 Rocky Elsom, 5 Nathan Sharpe, 4 James Horwill, 3 Al Baxter, 2 Stephen Moore, 1 Benn Robinson.
Replacements: 16 Tatafu Polota-Nau, 17 Matt Dunning, 18 Daniel Vickerman, 19 Phil Waugh, 20 Sam Cordingley, 21 Timana Tahu, 22 Drew Mitchell.

New Zealand: 15 Mils Muliaina, 14 Anthony Tuitavake, 13 Richard Kahui, 12 Ma’a Nonu, 11 Sitiveni Sivivatu, 10 Dan Carter, 9 Andy Ellis, 8 Jerome Kaino, 7 Daniel Braid, 6 Rodney So’oialo (c), 5 Ali Willliams, 4 Brad Thorn, 3 Greg Somerville, 2 Andrew Hore, 1 Tony Woodcock.
Replacements: 16 Keven Mealamu, 17 John Afoa, 18 Anthony Boric, 19 Sione Lauaki, 20 Jimmy Cowan, 21 Stephen Donald, 22 Conrad Smith.

Referee: Craig Joubert
Touch judges: Mark Lawrence, James Bolabiu
Television match official: Shaun Veldsman
Assessor: Steve Hilditch

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