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Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit - 20 August 2016
KO: 17:05 HT: 10-13
HEAD TO HEAD
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE…
Boks v Pumas The very military-esque Pumas anthem is underway... awfully grand!
Boks v Pumas & now the multi-lingual Nkosi Sikelel for the Bok nation....
Boks v Pumas Kiwi Glen Jackson is the ref, & the weather...well it's damp & slippery. Pumas to KO...
Boks 0-0 Pumas 1m An early knock on from Agustin Creevy so It's a scrum for Boks but time off as a Puma is checked
Boks 0-0 Pumas 2m Jackson shuffles over scrum for stability & Tendai The Beast Mtawarira wins it for Boks
Boks 0-0 Pumas 3m Penalty sets up a strong lineout for Boks which goes well & they're into Pumas territory fast
Boks 0-0 Pumas 4m A fine crosskick heads to touch for 5m lineout but Santiago Cordero gets to it first & clears
Boks 0-0 Pumas 5m Pablo Matera is wholly offside as he pulls Faf de Klerk away from ruck- no ball in sight!
Boks 0-0 Pumas 6m It's a kickable penalty for Elton Jantjies & it has the distance but not the accuracy
Boks 5-0 Pumas 7m But fast work from the Boks; Jantjies starts it & Ruan Combrinck finishes with a try
Boks 7-0 Pumas 8m Jantjies does his little twister dance, mini gallop & whacks it from touch thru uprights
Boks 7-0 Pumas 10m A bit of a faff before Pumas have their first scrum on Bok 10m...it's quick & strong
Boks 7-0 Pumas 11m Pumas don't make yards yet & Juan Manuel Leguizamón has to rescue loose ball...
Boks 7-0 Pumas 12m Francois Louw almost gets over ball at ruck, but it's a penalty & 22 lineout for Pumas
Boks 7-0 Pumas 12m The lineout is fine & de Klerk is pinged for offside & the lineout creeps deep inside the 22
Boks 7-0 Pumas 13m de Klerk redeems himself but turning over the ball; Boks defensive scrum in 22...
Boks 7-0 Pumas 14m Louw pinged for offside & the penalty is for Pumas in 22; Jackson stamping authority too
Boks 7-3 Pumas 15m Nicolás Sánchez pops over the penalty to get on the scoreboard too
Boks 7-3 Pumas 16m Pumas pinged for captain Creevy not rolling away at ruck so Jantjies tees up from 10m...
Boks 10-3 Pumas 17m Jantjies - this time much closer to centre - has the accuracy to add 3 more points
Boks 10-3 Pumas 18m Some coordinated bulldozing work from the Pumas and they edge up towards the 22
Boks 10-3 Pumas 19m The Boks push back but Pumas retain the ball, despite dropping it a couple of times
Boks 10-3 Pumas 20m Louw pinged again for hands in ruck & Ref playing advantage to Pumas at 10m...
Boks 10-3 Pumas 21m The penalty comes, but touch judge arrives first to accuse Montero of dangerous tackle
Boks 10-3 Pumas 21m TMO Glenn Newman replays & the call is correct; Montero drops Damian de Allende - YC
Boks 10-3 Pumas 22m Boks penalty now & battle to get out of own half but Lionel Mapoe pinged for offside
Boks 10-6 Pumas 23m Sánchez tees up & kicks to uprights; ball ricochets of post but falls thru perfectly
Boks 10-6 Pumas 24m Man down won't stop Pumas charging tight & narrow, offloading fast despite high tackles
Boks 10-13 Pumas 25m Matías Orlando stretches long to place ball down for a try; Sánchez converts for lead
Boks 10-13 Pumas 27m Pumas nicely in control, but that indiscipline creeps & Martín Landajo plays stupid...
Boks 10-13 Pumas 28m ...Habana is shoulder charged as he goes for a landing ball from the air; penalty Boks
Boks 10-13 Pumas 28m Johan Goosen attempts to thump over penalty to retake the lead for the Boks but fails
Boks 10-13 Pumas 30m Boks try to make hay with a man up & bullocking run from Bryan Habana into 22 but...
Boks 10-13 Pumas 30m ...there's no one to offload to as he's brought down; Montero returns
Boks 10-13 Pumas 31m Meanwhile, Vincent Koch replaces Julian Redelinghuys in the front row
Boks 10-13 Pumas 32m Boks pull themselves together again & the perfect Bok try looks inevitable from Mapoe
Boks 10-13 Pumas 33m Mapoe flies under posts, the crowd erupts, the stadium plays triumphant music...
Boks 10-13 Pumas 34m ...& Ref Jackson goes to TMO to confirm grounding which looked suspicious
Boks 10-13 Pumas 34m Under new law, if it looks like a knock on, it's a knock on - no downward pressure from hands
Boks 10-13 Pumas 35m Now there's a stadium full of disappointed Bok players & fans
Boks 10-13 Pumas 36m It's a pretty even match so far, & Pumas reckon they're in with a chance again, but...
Boks 10-13 Pumas 37m ...Montero's pinged for offside & a pass looks forward so Jantjies chance to equalise
Boks 10-13 Pumas 38m But the ball hits the posts for Jantjies, and doesn't repost favourably
Boks 10-13 Pumas 38m Joaquín Tuculet clears & Boks take a quick lineout & Warren Whiteley is off fast...
Boks 10-13 Pumas 39m Whiteley brought down as Pumas attempt to turnover ball but Adriaan Strauss pinged at ruck
Boks 10-13 Pumas 40m Pumas clear & Boks end up defending the scrum after hooter goes
Boks 10-13 Pumas 40m Good defence from Boks & de Klerk kicks it touch for HT
Boks 10-13 Pumas HT T: Combrinck C: Jantjies P: Jantjies | T: Orlando C: Sánchez P: Sánchez (2) YC Montero
Boks 10-13 Pumas HT Well what a turn up! Pumas winning despite sin-binning! Jantjies missed 3 penalties
Boks 10-13 Pumas 40m Final half KO by Jantjies as Redelinghuys has confirmed he's done his hamstring
Boks 10-13 Pumas 41m Boks attacking scrum outside Pumas' 22 but it really doesn't go to plan...
Boks 10-13 Pumas 42m Suddenly from own 22 Pumas are attacking the Bok 22 & have a scrum
Boks 10-13 Pumas 43m The scrum is good but rapidly followed up by a knock on giving the Boks possession
Boks 10-13 Pumas 44m Boks negotiate their way into Pumas territory & attacking lineout set up
Boks 10-13 Pumas 45m de Klerk gets away with a skidding tackle & Boks end up with advantage
Boks 10-13 Pumas 45m Habana heads under high ball that Cordero's already there for; Habana slips & hand...
Boks 10-13 Pumas 45m ...takes out Cordero's legs so he lands smashing on his back; TMO > YC for Habana
Boks 10-13 Pumas 46m Pumas playing a whole new level of rugby here & are fast into the Bok 22 & win penalty
Boks 10-13 Pumas 47m Attacking 5m scrum for Pumas & Boks defend for their lives...and hey do it well...
Boks 10-13 Pumas 48m Boks drive play 2m from own tryline all the way towards Pumas 22 & into touch so saved
Boks 10-13 Pumas 49m Pumas have defending lineout on the 22 but it's stolen & Boks have an opportunity here
Boks 10-13 Pumas 50m But a knock on comes from Lood de Jager's foot in the ruck as de Klerk tries to collect
Boks 10-13 Pumas 51m Another defensive scrum for Pumas on their 22; it's reset & the Boks heave hard...
Boks 10-13 Pumas 52m Goosen has possession & heads for 22 but knocks it on immediately into Pumas' hands
Boks 10-13 Pumas 53m Pumas head out of their territory before Boks secure halfway scrum; time off for changes
Boks 10-13 Pumas 53m Kitshoff, Jaco Kriel & du Toit on for The Beast, de Jager & Louw
Boks 10-13 Pumas 55m It's a strong scrum from the Boks & Creevy hands over a penalty
Boks 13-13 Pumas 56m Jantjies cannot afford to miss this one - looks wide but just sneaks in to equalise
Boks 13-13 Pumas 56m Cubelli & Petti on for Landajo & Alemanno and Habana has returned to the field too
Boks 13-13 Pumas 58m The crowd are getting behind their Boks finally...tho it may just be the Mexican wave!
Boks 13-13 Pumas 59m It's a Pumas scrum in Bok territory & homeside gives them trouble but hold on...
Boks 13-13 Pumas 60m Pumas knock on & Boks clear to halfway; Pumas lineout on halfway...
Boks 13-13 Pumas 61m Creevy hangs onto Kriel at the ensuing ruck until Ref hands over penalty to Pumas...
Boks 13-13 Pumas 62m ...which frankly was a bit cheeky as there was no way he could roll away
Boks 13-13 Pumas 63m Pumas in possession again in Bok territory yet again as the crowd chant deafeningly
Boks 13-13 Pumas 64m Ruck forms & du Toit's all over it with his hands, illegally, for a Pumas penalty
Boks 13-16 Pumas 64m Sánchez takes no prisoners & puts the visitors back in the lead again
Boks 13-16 Pumas 65m Boks get a loose foothold from restart but it's not long til ball's back in Puma hands
Boks 13-16 Pumas 66m Montero sprints from deep in own half, well over halfway & ball is recycled fast...
Boks 13-21 Pumas 66m The gaps close up in 22 but a chip over the top behind the defence & Cordero scores
Boks 13-23 Pumas 68m Most excellent rugbying from the Pumas to score again, & of course Sánchez converts
Boks 13-23 Pumas 69m 10 minutes to go & Boks need to get possession & keep it to compete
Boks 18-23 Pumas 70m A superb break from de Klerk & clever offload to Goosen who charges in to score
Boks 18-23 Pumas 71m But before conversion can happen, off to TMO for dangerous tackle by Sánchez on de Klerk
Boks 18-23 Pumas 71m However, Sánchez is fine & de Klerk jumps over tackle & cartwheels; no penalty
Boks 20-23 Pumas 72m Jantjies makes the conversion & the Boks are right back in the game
Boks 20-23 Pumas 72m Juan Martín Hernández goes to clear following Bok invasion into 22 post-restart...
Boks 20-23 Pumas 72m ...but du Toit ankle taps him & ball goes forward; Boks awarded penalty tho replay...
Boks 23-23 Pumas 73m ...clearly shows Hernández' foot kicking ball, not a knock on. Anyway, Boks equalise
Boks 23-23 Pumas 75m The crowd are simply deafening from joy and they're not letting up as Boks attack...
Boks 28-23 Pumas 77m Boks relentless in their pursuit of a win, & finally it's Whiteley who flies over tryline
Boks 30-23 Pumas 79m Conversion comes with maximum time taken by Jantjies & there's little hope for Pumas
Boks 30-23 Pumas 80m Whiteley gets under restart ball, kicks out but doesn't find touch but dragged into it
15 Johan Goosen 14 Ruan Combrinck 13 Lionel Mapoe 12 Damian de Allende 11 Bryan Habana 10 Elton Jantjies 9 Faf de Klerk 8 Warren Whiteley 7 Teboho Mohoje 6 Francois Louw 5 Lood de Jager 4 Eben Etzebeth 3 Julian Redelinghuys 2 ADRIAAN STRAUSS (C) 1 Tendai Mtawarira BENCH: 16 Bongi Mbonambi 17 Steven Kitshoff 18 Vincent Koch 19 Pieter-Steph du Toit 20 Jaco Kriel 21 Rudy Paige 22 Juan de Jongh 23 Jesse Kriel
SCORERS T: Combrinck, Goosen, Whiteley C: Jantjies (3) P: Jantjies (3) Habana
15 Joaquín Tuculet 14 Santiago Cordero 13 Matías Orlando 12 Juan Martín Hernández 11 Manuel Montero 10 Nicolás Sánchez 9 Martín Landajo 8 Facundo Isa 7 Juan Manuel Leguizamón 6 Pablo Matera 5 Tomas Lavanini 4 Matías Alemanno 3 Ramiro Herrera 2 AGUSTÍN CREEVY (C) 1 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro BENCH: 16 Julián Montoya 17 Felipe Arregui 18 Enrique Pieretto 19 Guido Petti 20 Javier Ortega Desio 21 Tomás Cubelli 22 Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias 23 Ramiro Moyano
SCORERS T: Orlando, Cordero C: Sánchez (2) P: Sánchez (3) Montero
Referee: Glen Jackson Asst. Referees: Jérôme Garcès, Ben O'Keeffe TMO: Glenn Newman
ANZ Stadium, Sydney - 20 August 2016
KO: 20:05 HT: 3-32
HEAD TO HEAD
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE…
Wallabies v All Blacks Well hello rugby world! The Rugby Championship 2016 looms! The Teams: http://bit.ly/2bJGDK3
Wallabies v All Blacks Obviously we'll be with you live for every match across the southern hemisphere from now til October
Wallabies v All Blacks And of course we'll be live from Twickenham for the final match Pumas v Australia on 8th October!
Wallabies v All Blacks Just minutes from KO at the ANZ Stadium in Sydney, the anthems are pretty much done...
Wallabies v All Blacks Just got the All Blacks haka out of the way before we can begin...
Wallabies v All Blacks Jaco Peyper prepares to blow whistle for KO...we'll get there eventually!
Wallabies 0-0 All Blacks 0m First time these two have faced each other since RWC2015 Final
Wallabies 0-0 All Blacks 1m ABs charge into the Aussie half after Bernard Foley's KO but quick penalty already
Wallabies 0-0 All Blacks 2m Aussie scrum on own 10m has to be reset before free kick goes to homeside
Wallabies 0-0 All Blacks 3m Aussies have 2 consecutive advantages for ABs offside; penalty Aussies on 22
Wallabies 3-0 All Blacks 4m Foley tees up wide from centre & it's a perfect start for the Wallabies
Wallabies 3-0 All Blacks 4m Meanwhile, not fully recovered Dane Cole from rib injury replaces injured Codie Taylor
Wallabies 3-0 All Blacks 5m From restart the ABs charge into Aussie 22; safely turned & Matt Giteau clears but...
Wallabies 3-5 All Blacks 6m ...doesn't find touch & Aussies get caught very short for Ryan Crotty to belt it over whitewash
Wallabies 3-7 All Blacks 7m Beauden Barrett makes no mistakes with the conversion & the visitors edge ahead
Wallabies 3-7 All Blacks 8m A time off as Giteau has his ankle strapped heavily - looking v ginger in his running now
Wallabies 3-7 All Blacks 9m Taylor has failed the Head Injury Assessment so Coles is on to stay now...
Wallabies 3-7 All Blacks 10m ABs build phases but a chip thru is charged down; forced to recycle & Aussies give up penalty
Wallabies 3-7 All Blacks 11m Meanwhile Giteau falls again on hurt ankle & Matt Toomua replaces him
Wallabies 3-7 All Blacks 11m Barrett tees up from touch & pushes the penalty kick wide of uprights
Wallabies 3-7 All Blacks 12m ABs have had majority possession & Stephen Moore is pinged at breakdown for not rolling away
Wallabies 3-7 All Blacks 13m ABs kick to touch for an attacking lineout & it goes well...
Wallabies 3-7 All Blacks 14m Waisake Naholo is brought down just short of tryline but penalty comes anyway for Hussies offside
Wallabies 3-10 All Blacks 16m Barrett tees up from a more favourable position to the last and adds another 3 points
Wallabies 3-10 All Blacks 17m ABs come away with ball from restart up near own 22 - clear but Aussies are back hard
Wallabies 3-10 All Blacks 18m Grubber kick gets stopped short; Foley crosskicks but it's sent back over halfway
Wallabies 3-10 All Blacks 19m Kicked back again & Israel Dagg thumps it back & gets to it before falling & releasing
Wallabies 3-10 All Blacks 19m Lightning speed from ABs & Brodie Retallick finds the tryline...but Peyper goes to TMO
Wallabies 3-10 All Blacks 19m A quick rewind on the tape shows ABs offside and the try is void; Aussies saved for a moment
Wallabies 3-10 All Blacks 20m But the ABs are in constant attack mode & show up the Aussies at the breakdown to win penalty
Wallabies 3-13 All Blacks 22m Barrett kicks on target again from out wide just outside the 22; comfortable lead for ABs
Wallabies 3-13 All Blacks 23m But it's not just Aussies getting bitten at breakdown; Owen Franks pinged & Aussie penalty...
Wallabies 3-13 All Blacks 24m A kick to touch gives Aussies first attacking lineout deep in the ABs 22...& it's stolen
Wallabies 3-13 All Blacks 25m After Kieran Read knocks ball back, Aussies have 2nd lineout much further back...
Wallabies 3-13 All Blacks 25m ...which is summarily stolen again & ABs do what they do best...smart handling & they're off
Wallabies 3-20 All Blacks 27m It's Barrett who dances round behind posts to score & convert while Aussies left watching
Wallabies 3-20 All Blacks 28m The David Pocock-Michael Hooper breakdown magic just isn't working like it did in 2015
Wallabies 3-20 All Blacks 29m Pocock pinged for hands in the ruck; ABs penalty & they're already into the Aussie 22 again
Wallabies 3-20 All Blacks 30m Time off - Matt Toomua down injured after Barrett's shoulder argued with his chin
Wallabies 3-20 All Blacks 30m Meanwhile Dagg gets away with a blatant & poor high tackle on Will Genia - just a penalty
Wallabies 3-20 All Blacks 31m Rob Horne replaces Toomua who walks off for HIA while Aussies clear ABs out of 22
Wallabies 3-20 All Blacks 31m A 5-man lineout for Aussies & Foley's kick gets charged down with dire consequences...
Wallabies 3-25 All Blacks 32m ...Jerome Kaino chases the ball, collects and stretches over the whitewash for a third try
Wallabies 3-25 All Blacks 33m No conversion & from restart, Aussies need to battle way out of own half...
Wallabies 3-25 All Blacks 34m Eventually they do escape but isolation leads to ABs possession again; kick resumes but...
Wallabies 3-25 All Blacks 35m ...Horne's kick doesn't find touch & Dagg brings it back. His kick to touch gives Aussies lineout
Wallabies 3-25 All Blacks 36m Moore goes long but it doesn't work; 3rd lineout lost so it's an ABs scrum on halfway
Wallabies 3-25 All Blacks 38m ABs don't work it cleanly; possession turns quickly both ways. Hooper finally wins at breakdown...
Wallabies 3-25 All Blacks 38m ...but there's an immediate knock on & the ABs take full advantage again & sprint...
Wallabies 3-32 All Blacks 39m It's Naholo who makes it over to score but he is down injured too; Barrett converts
Wallabies 3-32 All Blacks 40m Horne's taken off with injured elbow; Aussies haemorrhaging players! ABs kick to touch for HT
Wallabies 3-32 All Blacks HT P: Foley | T: Crotty, Barrett, Kaino, Naholo C: Barrett (3) P: Barrett (2)
Wallabies 3-32 All Blacks HT Can't see Wallabies coming back from devastation in 40mins…but stranger things have happened!
Wallabies 3-32 All Blacks 40m Toomua has failed HIA so he won't be returning; ABs already into Aussie 22...
Wallabies 3-32 All Blacks 41m Julian Savea & Aaron Cruden on for Naholo & Crotty
Wallabies 3-32 All Blacks 42m Aussies manage to turnover - it doesn't last long but eventually do again & clear
Wallabies 3-32 All Blacks 43m ABs try to work back into Aussie 22 but defence holds well for a while there...
Wallabies 3-32 All Blacks 44m Eventually ABS do find the 22 again but they're not having such an easy ride so far
Wallabies 3-32 All Blacks 45m Dagg wrestles his way over the tryline but his clearly held up; Aussie scrum V
Wallabies 3-32 All Blacks 46m ABs regain ball but knock on over tryline; but Aussies pinged & it's a ABs scrum V this time
Wallabies 3-32 All Blacks 47m Scrum is reset before Charlie Faumuina guilty of messing with scrum; penalty Aussies
Wallabies 3-32 All Blacks 48m Faumuina replaced Owen Franks; Aussies clear over halfway & Dean Mumm on for Simmons
Wallabies 3-32 All Blacks 50m Another ABs ball get chipped towards Aussie tryline & Julian Savea charges but overruns
Wallabies 3-32 All Blacks 51m Good work from Nick Phipps in forcing Savea into touch; defence working better
Wallabies 3-32 All Blacks 52m James Slipper has replaced Scott Sio & it's an Aussie ball just inside own half...
Wallabies 3-32 All Blacks 53m Aussies make it over halfway & gathering momentum but Sekope Kepu drops it!
Wallabies 3-32 All Blacks 54m Allan Alaalatoa debuts for Aussies before ABs defensive scrum inside 10m
Wallabies 3-32 All Blacks 55m Aussies cause a headache until Tevita Kuridrani misses a catch & is punished...
Wallabies 3-37 All Blacks 56m Malakai Fekitoa breaks & pulled down just short but incredible hands > Coles scores
Wallabies 3-37 All Blacks 57m The conversion is pulled wide again, but it won't matter
Wallabies 3-42 All Blacks 59m Blink & you could've missed more ABs lightning hands getting Savea over in corner!
Wallabies 3-42 All Blacks 60m Cruden takes the conversion from out wide - and he misses too.
Wallabies 3-42 All Blacks 62m McCalman & Polota-Nau on for Fardy & Moore | Hames & Squire on for Crockett & Kaino
Wallabies 3-42 All Blacks 63m Meanwhile, It's an Aussie scrum on the ABs 22 and they win it, working way into 22
Wallabies 3-42 All Blacks 64m But the ball is turned 2m short after Aussies pinged for not releasing at breakdown while...
Wallabies 3-42 All Blacks 64m ...Pocock remains on floor holding ribs after a cheap shot from Read
Wallabies 3-42 All Blacks 65m ABs clear to touch for a lineout; scrum comes & Aussies hold on despite ABs front row
Wallabies 3-42 All Blacks 66m Aussies win penalty following another ABs scrum & kick to touch for 22 lineout
Wallabies 3-42 All Blacks 67m Ardie Savea & TJ Perenara for Cane & Aaron Smith
Wallabies 3-42 All Blacks 68m Aussie lineout is good but it's not long before ABs force an error on Kuridrani again
Wallabies 3-42 All Blacks 69m ABs regain possession & quickly off over halfway to cause further havoc for homeside
Wallabies 3-42 All Blacks 70m ABs threaten tryline but eventually Aussies can breathe as they push back...
Wallabies 3-42 All Blacks 71m Lineout back up at halfway and Aussies are pushing hard now, with a little more possession
Wallabies 3-42 All Blacks 72m Retallick pinged for offside & Foley kicks to corner for 5m lineout after 10 phases
Wallabies 3-42 All Blacks 73m Read finally pinged at breakdown as Peyper notices him infringing - YC for his trouble
Wallabies 3-42 All Blacks 74m Aussies regroup & work width of pitch as can't find a gap yet...forced to recycle
Wallabies 8-42 All Blacks 75m From one touch to other & Phipps wrestles over the tryline to finally score for Aussies
Wallabies 8-42 All Blacks 76m Conversion from Foley falls just short of uprights
Wallabies 8-42 All Blacks 77m Restart is good for Aussies as get over halfway but isolated & a knock on halts momentum
Wallabies 8-42 All Blacks 77m The ABs react fast & hard as per...and a minute later they're up to the 22
Wallabies 8-42 All Blacks 78m A crosskick is picked up by Dagg & he flies over in the corner but...
Wallabies 8-42 All Blacks 79m TMO goes back to see Hames knock on at breakdown so no try, but ABs penalty for ruck infringement
Wallabies 8-42 All Blacks 80+1m ABs continue to keep possession, win penalties, & opt for scrum after 80 minutes
Wallabies 8-42 All Blacks 80+2m Handbags threaten as pitch cuts up badly & scrum is reset yet again...
Wallabies 8-42 All Blacks 80+3m Finally scrum happens & ABs are just a metre short of tryline tho defence is holding
Wallabies 8-42 All Blacks 80+4m ABs forced to recycle repeatedly; eventually a knock on halts game & it's over
15 Israel Folau 14 Adam Ashley-Cooper 13 Tevita Kuridrani 12 Matt Giteau 11 Dane Haylett-Petty 10 Bernard Foley 9 Will Genia 8 David Pocock 7 Michael Hooper 6 Ben McCalman 5 Rob Simmons 4 Kane Douglas 3 Sekope Kepu 2 STEPHEN MOORE (C) 1 Scott Sio BENCH: 16 Tatafu Polota-Nau 17 James Slipper 18 Allan Alaalatoa* 19 Dean Mumm 20 Scott Fardy 21 Nick Phipps 22 Matt Toomua 23 Rob Horne
SCORERS T: Phipps P: Foley
15 Israel Dagg 14 Ben Smith 13 Malakai Fekitoa 12 Ryan Crotty 11 Waisake Naholo 10 Beauden Barrett 9 Aaron Smith 8 KIERAN READ (C) 7 Sam Cane 6 Jerome Kaino 5 Sam Whitelock 4 Brodie Retallick 3 Owen Franks 2 Codie Taylor 1 Wyatt Crockett BENCH: 16 Dane Coles 17 Kane Hames* 18 Charlie Faumuina 19 Liam Squire 20 Ardie Savea 21 TJ Perenara 22 Aaron Cruden 23 Julian Savea
SCORERS T: Crotty, Barrett, Kaino, Naholo, Coles, Julian Savea C: Barrett (3) P: Barrett (2) Read
Referee: Jaco Peyper Asst. Referees: Romain Poite, Federico Anselmi TMO: Shaun Veldsman
Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta - 27 August 2016
KO: 16:40 HT: 13-3
HEAD TO HEAD
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE…
Pumas v Boks The teams are on the pitch & it's anthem time in Salta in the north of Argentina
Pumas v Boks Jérôme Garcès of France is today's referee, and we await KO from Argentina in the sunshine
Pumas 0-0 Boks 1m Elton Jantjies boots the ball out of the Bok 22 for a halfway lineout for the Pumas
Pumas 0-0 Boks 1m Lineout is fine but Boks upset Pumas in next phase & steal a penalty early
Pumas 0-0 Boks 2m Whistling jeers are shrill & deafening from Pumas fan as Jantjies tees up from almost halfway
Pumas 0-0 Boks 2m Jantjies definitely has the distance, but ball fades just wide of the uprights
Pumas 0-0 Boks 3m Boks force play quickly into Puma 22, but then hand penalty over quickly to be pushed back
Pumas 0-0 Boks 4m The lineout is outside the 10m & Boks pinged again for not rolling away - Lionel Mapoe guilty
Pumas 0-0 Boks 5m Pumas clear puts them quickly up to & into the Bok 22 & threaten hard
Pumas 0-0 Boks 6m But an unforced error saves the Boks as ball is spilled; Bok defensive scrum inside 22
Pumas 0-0 Boks 7m Unimpressive scrum is reset & Boks come away with free kick; Bok lineout just over halfway
Pumas 0-0 Boks 8m Matías Orlando steals possession but Ruan Combrinck forces a knock on
Pumas 0-0 Boks 9m Another Bok scrum just outside Pumas 22... & it collapses
Pumas 0-0 Boks 10m Tendai 'The Beast' Mtawarira pinged for collapsing scrum a 2nd time & free kick to Pumas
Pumas 0-0 Boks 11m Pumas take play into Bok territory before ball knocked on again...Bok defensive scrum
Pumas 0-0 Boks 12m But Ref has word with both teams first about lack of hit; it's all been v stilted so far
Pumas 0-0 Boks 13m Scrum is quick but Faf de Klerk gives away possession; Pumas attacking scrum...
Pumas 0-0 Boks 14m Boks secure ball & clear; Manuel Montero clears to opposition 22 but doesn't find touch
Pumas 0-0 Boks 15m Aerial football ensues which ends with Bok infringement & Pumas in their 22 with penalty
Pumas 0-0 Boks 16m Pumas attacking scrum just 5m out from the Bok tryline...huge opportunity
Pumas 0-0 Boks 16m Good strong quick scrum from Pumas & Montero stretches over tryline on other side of posts
Pumas 0-0 Boks 17m TMO Glenn Newman confirms he knocked it on before grounding it; Bok scrum
Pumas 0-0 Boks 18m Scrum goes down again; Ramiro Herrera pinged & Boks can clear Pumas way out of own half
Pumas 0-0 Boks 19m Lineout is good for Boks but play halted again for Herrera late tackle on Francois Louw
Pumas 0-0 Boks 19m Boks a man up as Herrera is carded for no arm tackle - right call
Pumas 0-3 Boks 20m Jantjies tees up from 40m out & wide of posts & is right on target to open scoring
Pumas 3-3 Boks 22m But no sooner have they scored, Boks hand over penalty & Nicolás Sánchez equalises
Pumas 3-3 Boks 23m Following restart, Combrinck kicks hugely into the Pumas 22 for defensive lineout
Pumas 3-3 Boks 24m The lineout is good & Boks are pushed back up to halfway & have a long way back, but...
Pumas 3-3 Boks 25m ...Pumas quickly turn the ball over before another time off once Pumas clear to Bok 22
Pumas 3-3 Boks 25m Bok defensive 22 lineout but it's the Pumas that make the yards before ending up in touch
Pumas 3-3 Boks 26m Captain Adriaan Strauss threatens to get feisty on touchline but it's all under control
Pumas 3-3 Boks 27m Pumas are just insisting on hanging out in Bok 22 tho Matías Orlando shoved into touch
Pumas 3-3 Boks 28m Lood de Jager pushes Orlando just short of corner; Boks lineout pushes Pumas back outside 22
Pumas 6-3 Boks 29m But visitors infringe at breakdown & Sánchez kicks Pumas ahead for the first time in the match
Pumas 6-3 Boks 30 Pumas do well from restart as they pounce from own 22, Martín Landajo escapes Oupa Mohoje
Pumas 11-3 Boks 31m & his high tackle & they bulldoze thru to 22 for Joaquin Tuculet to score beautifully
Pumas 13-3 Boks 32m Just lovely hands to get Tuculet to tryline & Sánchez converts as well
Pumas 13-3 Boks 33m Meanwhile, Combrinck is replaced by Jesse Kriel before a Bok 10m attacking scrum
Pumas 13-3 Boks 34m Boks get into Pumas 22 but then go one phase too far for Pumas to have defensive lineout
Pumas 13-3 Boks 35m Setpiece continues to go well for Pumas & they force Boks back up to halfway for lineout...
Pumas 13-3 Boks 36m Progress from lineout is slow & laboured; Jantjies cornered & kicks badly for Pumas halfway lineout
Pumas 13-3 Boks 37m Bryan Habana gets involved & saves ball from Pumas, ending with defensive 10m lineout
Pumas 13-3 Boks 38m Montero can'[t get accurately under high ball from lineout clear; Bok scrum on Pumas 10m
Pumas 13-3 Boks 39m Scrum not so laboured & Boks hold onto it; captain Agustín Creevy offside at breakdown...
Pumas 13-3 Boks 40+1m Bok penalty & Jantjies tees up from 40m off centre & hooks it for Pumas 10-point lead
Pumas 13-3 Boks HT T: Tuculet C: Sánchez P: Sánchez (2) Herrera | P: Jantjies
Pumas 13-3 Boks HT Pumas have had almost 60% possession & scored 2 penalties to Boks 1 whilst a man down
Pumas 13-3 Boks HT Pumas obviously stronger but poor scrums, stilted rugby & hardly any flowing passages
Pumas 13-3 Boks 40m Final half of this weekend's Rugby Championship is underway with Jantjies KO...
Pumas 13-3 Boks 40m Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino has replaced Montero while Sánchez clears Boks out of 22
Pumas 13-3 Boks 41m Pumas, however, soon give up penalty & Jantjies does his little dance in front of posts
Pumas 13-6 Boks 42m Boks quickly playing catch up reducing deficit to under a score now...
Pumas 13-6 Boks 43m Bok HT chat has sunk in as look stronger in attack tho aerial football still dominates
Pumas 13-11 Boks 44m Habana starts fightback from own 22 & after great hands finishes it at far end with try
Pumas 13-13 Boks 45m Johan Goosen adds extras to equalise while Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias replaces Sánchez
Pumas 13-13 Boks 46m Such a transformation from the Boks; Pumas scrum just outside Bok 22 & it's strong
Pumas 13-13 Boks 48m Pumas power thru from that scrum & Juan Manuel Leguizamón scores on his 70th test!
Pumas 18-13 Boks 48m Ref checks with TMO for the clear grounding (obvious to all watching!) before awarding
Pumas 20-13 Boks 48m Hernández makes the conversion
Pumas 20-13 Boks 49m Meanwhile Kitshoff, Adriaanse, du Toit & Steyn on for Beast, Koch, de Jager & Jantjies
Pumas 20-13 Boks 51m A penalty allows Boks to catch up but Steyn misses his mark...
Pumas 23-13 Boks 53m Pumas are on a mission & secure penalty deep in Bok territory which Hernández converts
Pumas 23-13 Boks 55m & Pumas charge again thru Landajo but can't offload from du Toit pounding tackle
Pumas 23-13 Boks 56m Goosen makes a break but is fast hurled into touch to kill momentum
Pumas 23-13 Boks 57m Pumas defensive lineout & they clear over halfway but it's Habana who comes back with it...
Pumas 23-13 Boks 58m ...just as quickly the Pumas turn the ball & are heading for the Bok 22 again
Pumas 23-13 Boks 59m Bok defence in 22 not great tho do manage to push back for Pumas lineout inside 10m
Pumas 23-13 Boks 60m Kicking game returns & Pumas are back in own 22 & knock on outside it
Pumas 23-13 Boks 61m Creevy leaves to applause replaced by Julian Montoya; Tomas Cubelli for Landajo
Pumas 23-13 Boks 62m Jaco Kriel on for Louw as Damian de Allende is just short of tryline when he drops ball
Pumas 23-16 Boks 63m But a penalty comes for Boks & this time Steyn converts it into points
Pumas 23-16 Boks 64m Felipe Arregui for Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro & earlier Guido Petti for Tomas Lavanini
Pumas 23-16 Boks 65m Time's off for Hernández on ground bleeding badly after head collision with Mohoje
Pumas 23-16 Boks 66m TMO & Ref check no foul play as he's stretchered off; Enrique Pieretto comes on
Pumas 23-16 Boks 67m Landajo is unimpressed & argues with Ref; Mohoje as tackled high on many an occasion
Pumas 23-21 Boks 68m Boks catch Pumas in angry mode so momentarily off game & du Toit scores
Pumas 23-21 Boks 69m But Steyn's off his game & misses again - it wasn't a hard one
Pumas 23-21 Boks 70m A turnover hands ball to Boks & attacking lineout as we see replays of more Bok high tackles
Pumas 23-21 Boks 72m Ref makes appalling call giving Boks penalty for offside when Pumas clearly were not
Pumas 23-24 Boks 73m Match fast turning into a farce by Ref as Steyn takes lead for Boks
Pumas 23-24 Boks 74m Javier Ortega Desio for Leguizamón | Rudy Paige for de Klerk
Pumas 23-24 Boks 75m Steyn badly misses a drop goal & Pumas attack
Pumas 23-24 Boks 76m Pumas head to 22; Jaco Kriel obstructs player off ball; Goosen rips at carrier's shorts
Pumas 26-24 Boks 77m Penalty comes & Gonzalez Iglesias splits the uprights perfectly to take the lead back
Pumas 26-24 Boks 78m Boks attack into Puma territory but the penalty goes to the homeside as crowd roars
Pumas 26-24 Boks 79m Puma defensive scrum outside the 22 & they take their time running down the clock...
Pumas 26-24 Boks 80m Final siren sounds as scrum is set & Pumas hold strong & Cubelli kicks to touch to win
Pumas 26-24 Boks FT A well deserved win for the Pumas & great finish for Cubelli on his 50th cap
15 Joaquin Tuculet 14 Santiago Cordero 13 Matías Orlando 12 Juan Martin Hernández 11 Manuel Montero 10 Nicolás Sánchez 9 Martín Landajo 8 Facundo Isa 7 Juan Manuel Leguizamón 6 Pablo Matera 5 Tomas Lavanini 4 Matías Alemanno 3 Ramiro Herrera 2 AGUSTÍN CREEVY (C) 1 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro BENCH: 16 Julian Montoya 17 Lucas Noguera 18 Enrique Pieretto 19 Guido Petti 20 Javier Ortega Desio 21 Tomas Cubelli 22 Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias 23 Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino
SCORERS T: Tuculet, Leguizamón C: Sánchez, Hernández P: Sánchez (2), Hernández, Gonzalez Iglesias Herrera
15 Johan Goosen 14 Ruan Combrinck 13 Lionel Mapoe 12 Damian De Allende 11 Bryan Habana 10 Elton Jantjies 9 Faf de Klerk 8 Warren Whiteley 7 Oupa Mohoje 6 Francois Louw 5 Lood de Jager 4 Eben Etzebeth 3 Vincent Koch 2 ADRIAAN STRAUSS (C) 1 Tendai Mtawarira BENCH: 16 Bongi Mbonambi 17 Steven Kitshoff 18 Lourens Adriaanse 19 Pieter-Steph du Toit 20 Jaco Kriel 21 Rudy Paige 22 Morné Steyn 23 Jesse Kriel
SCORERS T: Habana, du Toit C: Goosen P: Jantjies (2), Steyn (2)
Referee: Jérôme Garcès Asst. Referees: Glen Jackson, Ben O'Keeffe TMO: Glenn Newman
Westpac Stadium, Wellington - 27 August 2016
KO: 19:35 HT: 15-9
HEAD TO HEAD
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE…
All Blacks v Wallabies It's game time peeps! The anthems are all but done...KO in Wellington shortly...
All Blacks v Wallabies Romain Poite will ref this Bledisloe Cup match, after the Ka Mate haka is out of the way...
All Blacks 0-0 Wallabies Huge job for Aussies to come back from thrashing last week at home, but if anyone can...
All Blacks 0-0 Wallabies 1m Beauden Barrett kicks off for ABs & Quade Cooper is all over it pretty fast...
All Blacks 0-0 Wallabies 1m 1st minute not even up before handbags threaten inside Aussie 10m; time off to sort
All Blacks 0-0 Wallabies 2m ABs penalty from 1st lineout & set up 2nd in 22 which is fine, but Stephen Moore disrupts
All Blacks 0-0 Wallabies 3m Quick turnover work from Aussies, clear to 22 & ABs win another lineout but can't hold on
All Blacks 0-0 Wallabies 3m Aussies obviously improved with renewed attitude & win penalty for defensive 22 scrum
All Blacks 0-0 Wallabies 4m Scrum has to be reset & Aussies come away with the free kick too; clear over halfway...
All Blacks 0-0 Wallabies 5m It's kicked straight back to midfield by ABs but can't secure it; Aussie ball again
All Blacks 0-0 Wallabies 5m Time off again for further threat of handbags - newbie Adam Coleman at centre again
All Blacks 0-0 Wallabies 6m Ref has words with both captains & Kane Douglas pinged; ABs penalty
All Blacks 5-0 Wallabies 7m ABs have settled & from Aaron Smith break, excellent hand offs put Israel Dagg over
All Blacks 7-0 Wallabies 8m From attacking position, ABs are impressive with play across field for Dagg to finish
All Blacks 7-0 Wallabies 9m Barrett converts & from restart, Aussies end up with penalty & 22 attacking lineout
All Blacks 7-0 Wallabies 10m Dagg pinged a 2nd time at breakdown beaten by Izzy Folau following good Aussie setpiece
All Blacks 7-3 Wallabies 12m Aussies still had advantage & it comes; Bernard Foley takes it & starts the Aussie a/c
All Blacks 7-3 Wallabies 13m But Aussies can't hold on to that advantage & immediately hand over kickable penalty
All Blacks 10-3 Wallabies 14m Barrett cancels out Foley's kick with ease for a score's lead again
All Blacks 10-3 Wallabies 15m ABs have lineout inside Aussie 10m which is fine but not perfect & they lose possession
All Blacks 10-3 Wallabies 16m Aussie defensive lineout doesn't go exactly to plan; ABs end up with ball on attack again
All Blacks 10-3 Wallabies 16m Dane Coles manages to elbow Adam Ashley-Cooper in head - he's off for HIA...
All Blacks 10-3 Wallabies 17m Reece Hodge debuts for the Wallabies as replacement; hopefully AAC will return
All Blacks 10-3 Wallabies 18m A scrum gives the Aussies the free kick & they're in ABs territory, building phases
All Blacks 10-3 Wallabies 19m Malakai Fekitoa pinged for not rolling away & Foley tees up just outside 22 but wide
All Blacks 10-3 Wallabies 20m Southern Hemisphere fans have zero respect for opposition kickers as they boo & jeer
All Blacks 10-6 Wallabies 20m ABs fans' poor show doesn't hinder Foley tho who adds three points
All Blacks 10-6 Wallabies 21m Aussie defence falls away & Dagg can again take advantage by scoring a brace
All Blacks 10-6 Wallabies 22m Try not awarded yet tho to check ball knocked forward off Aaron Smith at maul...
All Blacks 15-6 Wallabies 22m Clearly off Smith's leg so no knock on - it's another try for the ABs
All Blacks 15-6 Wallabies 23m No conversion & AAC fails HIA so not coming back; that's a blow to the visitors
All Blacks 15-6 Wallabies 24m ABs are fast on the attack following restart but held & turned on Aussie 22
All Blacks 15-6 Wallabies 25m ABs forced to regain that territory after the clear, & they do, winning penalty
All Blacks 15-6 Wallabies 26m Barrett opts for 5m lineout rather than 3 pts from penalty; it's fine but for Will Genia
All Blacks 15-6 Wallabies 27m Hodge clears it but it's another ABs lineout & it's all a bit fraught
All Blacks 15-6 Wallabies 28m Time off as Asst Ref Jaco Peyper has seen Dane Coles swinging his arm into a head
All Blacks 15-6 Wallabies 28m ABs won penalty at lineout for Douglas jumping across but reversed for Coles on Fardy
All Blacks 15-6 Wallabies 29m Foley's clear gives them lineout on the 10m; it's whacked away & David Pocock saves it
All Blacks 15-6 Wallabies 29m But he's pinged for not releasing at breakdown as Brodie Retallick is all over it for steal
All Blacks 15-6 Wallabies 30m However, Barrett can't find his mark between the uprights & the score remains...
All Blacks 15-6 Wallabies 31m A knock on from Retallick after restart & Aussies have the scrum put in on halfway...
All Blacks 15-6 Wallabies 32m The scrum's reset & it's Owen Franks pinged again - this time for screwing the scrum
All Blacks 15-6 Wallabies 33m The penalty's from the wrong side of halfway which Hodge tees up for right in front...
All Blacks 15-9 Wallabies 34m ...but that doesn't hinder the debutant, neither does the jeering - perfect 3 points
All Blacks 15-9 Wallabies 36m Restart is good for ABs & while they attack, Coleman is still seeing red repeatedly
All Blacks 15-9 Wallabies 37m No hesitation by Poite in showing Coleman YC for shoulder charging Ben Smith
All Blacks 15-9 Wallabies 38m Dean Mumm replaces Scott Fardy, Aussies down to 14 & then Moore goes down...
All Blacks 15-9 Wallabies 38m ...with Coles' boots taking out his face; time & Tatafu Polota-Nau blood replacement
All Blacks 15-9 Wallabies 39m Joe Moody is pinged in next phase & Aussies can attack from here...
All Blacks 15-9 Wallabies 40m ...but ABs turnover & push Aussies out of their territory over halfway
All Blacks 15-9 Wallabies 40+1m The Smiths work well together tho Aussie defence is better at own 10m
All Blacks 15-9 Wallabies 40+2m At final breakdown, ABs knock ball & Ref calls HT
All Blacks 15-9 Wallabies HT T: Dagg (2) C: Barrett P: Barrett | P: Foley (2), Hodge Coleman
All Blacks 15-9 Wallabies HT A much improved Aussie side has led to a much improved match so far
All Blacks 15-9 Wallabies HT But what's with pointless music every nano second?! It's not a bloody nightclub!
All Blacks 15-9 Wallabies 40m 2nd half KO & Poite gets the call wrong immediately - ABs play on for touching ball
All Blacks 15-9 Wallabies 41m ...off Savea from KO but he gives ABs a scrum back on halfway. How much has he missed?!
All Blacks 15-9 Wallabies 42m Scott Sio pinged in front row & it's an ABs penalty, but after him & Franks face off
All Blacks 15-9 Wallabies 43m ABs kick to touch for lineout but Aussies end up with defending 22 scrum after time off
All Blacks 15-9 Wallabies 44m Aussie free kick & Foley makes some good territory with his kick over halfway...
All Blacks 15-9 Wallabies 45m Excellent line break from Genia but Pocock is turned again at breakdown at ABs 22
All Blacks 15-9 Wallabies 46m Plenty of claret on Moore's' face as ABs head out on the attack again...
All Blacks 15-9 Wallabies 46m Dagg beats Cooper in battle of high ball & those ABs offloading moves...just sublime
All Blacks 20-9 Wallabies 47m Aussie tackles are poor the entire half of the field & no one can stop Julian Savea
All Blacks 22-9 Wallabies 48m Barrett converts while Polota-Nau returns for Moore again
All Blacks 22-9 Wallabies 49m As is often the case - points scored - penalty immediately conceded...
All Blacks 22-9 Wallabies 50m It's another distance kick for Hodge but this times, it's just off his mark
All Blacks 22-9 Wallabies 51m James Slipper & Allan Ala'alatoa on for Sio & Kepu
All Blacks 22-9 Wallabies 52m Wyatt Crockett & Charlie Faumuina for Moody & Franks
All Blacks 22-9 Wallabies 53m Time off before Moore returns & Aussies have defensive scrum in the 22...
All Blacks 22-9 Wallabies 54m Aussies hold on to possession & Foley makes a good clear for ABs lineout outside the 22
All Blacks 22-9 Wallabies 55m Lineout is efficient but they do get turned at the Aussie 22 & cleared back
All Blacks 22-9 Wallabies 56m Barrett dances thru defence after collecting ball but Pocock turns the ball at breakdown
All Blacks 22-9 Wallabies 57m Ref's arm goes over for penalty, but then he puts it down, & pings Moore instead
All Blacks 22-9 Wallabies 58m ABs penalty but Barrett misses completely; wins another & kicks to touch for 22 lineout
All Blacks 22-9 Wallabies 59m Fast setpiece from ABs and they're into the Aussie 22, & almost get turned but...
All Blacks 22-9 Wallabies 60m ABs retain ball but it does find touch for Aussie 5m defensive lineout
All Blacks 22-9 Wallabies 61m Aussies defend desperately but it goes back to ABs & Ben Smith smashes thru defence
All Blacks 27-9 Wallabies 62m Smith goes down short, Fekitoa makes a yard before Sam Cane gets to it & over tryline
All Blacks 29-9 Wallabies 63m Barrett has no problem with this conversion & ABs have maybe switched up a gear
All Blacks 29-9 Wallabies 64m ABs carry over halfway from restart to 10m but Aussie turnover at breakdown & clear...
All Blacks 29-9 Wallabies 65m Of course it comes back & ABs are all over it again
All Blacks 29-9 Wallabies 66m TJ Perenara & Aaron Cruden for Aaron Smith & Julian Savea
All Blacks 29-9 Wallabies 67m Polota-Nau, Fardy, Skelton, Phipps, Kuridrani for Moore, Pocock, Coleman, Genia, Kerevi
All Blacks 29-9 Wallabies 68m ABs camped out in the Aussie 22 & the visitors have to defend fiercely to survive
All Blacks 29-9 Wallabies 69m Parsons & Squire replace Coles & Retallick
All Blacks 29-9 Wallabies 70m Aussies defend a scrum well in, still in their 22 while more changes are afoot...
All Blacks 29-9 Wallabies 71m David Pocock returns for Scott Fardy while Ardie Savea replaces Sam Cane
All Blacks 29-9 Wallabies 73m Meanwhile, ABs scrum on the Aussie 22 is repeatedly forced to reset & Ref has words
All Blacks 29-9 Wallabies 74m Finally the scrum holds long enough for ABs to get ball clear but it's slow action
All Blacks 29-9 Wallabies 75m Better defence from Aussies as ABs forced wide both ways before turnover in the 22
All Blacks 29-9 Wallabies 75m Seta Tamanivalu on for Anton Lienert-Brown before Aussie scrum is set...
All Blacks 29-9 Wallabies 76m Visitors retain possession but being forced back rather out of 22...
All Blacks 29-9 Wallabies 77m ...Cooper isolated behind his tryline but the penalty comes for Australia in their 22
All Blacks 29-9 Wallabies 78m Foley clears & finds touch at halfway & Aussies have good position finally to work from
All Blacks 29-9 Wallabies 78m Aussies attack with verve & it's Izzy Folau that breaks brilliantly into ABs 22...
All Blacks 29-9 Wallabies 79m Fast recycling & Nick Phipps stretches over tryline for score & bangs shoulder...
All Blacks 29-9 Wallabies 79m Ref defers to TMO Shaun Veldsman for grounding - Phipps has lost control so no try
All Blacks 29-9 Wallabies 80m ABs have defensive 5m scrum; penalty to Aussies & there's time to play on
All Blacks 29-9 Wallabies 80+1m Cooper taps & goes 5m out but eventually it's a knock on & ball goes dead over tryline
All Blacks 29-9 Wallabies FT Not just winning the second match but the All Blacks retain the Bledisloe Cup too...
15 Ben Smith 14 Israel Dagg 13 Malakai Fekitoa 12 Anton Lienert-Brown* 11 Julian Savea 10 Beauden Barrett 9 Aaron Smith 8 KIERAN READ (C) 7 Sam Cane 6 Jerome Kaino 5 Samuel Whitelock 4 Brodie Retallick 3 Owen Franks 2 Dane Coles 1 Joe Moody BENCH: 16 James Parsons 17 Wyatt Crockett 18 Charlie Faumuina 19 Liam Squire 20 Ardie Savea 21 TJ Perenara 22 Aaron Cruden 23 Seta Tamanivalu
SCORERS T: Dagg (2), Julian Savea, Cane C: Barrett (2) P: Barrett
15 Israel Folau 14 Adam Ashley-Cooper 13 Samu Kerevi 12 Bernard Foley 11 Dane Haylett-Petty 10 Quade Cooper 9 Will Genia 8 David Pocock 7 Michael Hooper 6 Scott Fardy 5 Adam Coleman 4 Kane Douglas 3 Sekope Kepu 2 STEPHEN MOORE (C) 1 Scott Sio BENCH: 16 Tatafu Polota-Nau 17 James Slipper 18 Allan Ala’alatoa 19 Will Skelton 20 Dean Mumm 21 Nick Phipps 22 Tevita Kuridrani 23 Reece Hodge*
SCORERS P: Foley (2), Hodge Coleman
Referee: Romain Poite Asst. Referees: Jaco Peyper, Federico Anselmi TMO: Shaun Veldsman
Waikato Stadium, Hamilton - 10 September 2016
KO: 19:35 HT: 24-19
HEAD TO HEAD
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE…
All Blacks v Pumas The teams are out at Waikato & the Argentineans have a point to prove...
All Blacks v Pumas The teams for the 1st match of the day: http://bit.ly/RIx0ZZ
All Blacks v Pumas We're still a while away from KO with all the faffing...
All Blacks v Pumas Meanwhile, Craig Joubert is the ref tonight...that could spell trouble!
All Blacks v Pumas ABs look like caged animals doing haka; Agustín Creevy's face saying 'just get on with it'!
All Blacks v Pumas Oh look...there's a danger of KO! Nicolás Sánchez to kick off the match...
All Blacks 0-0 Pumas Nope... Juan Martín Hernández kicks off! Finally...
All Blacks 0-0 Pumas 1m Great start for Pumas with Brodie Retallick pinged early at breakdown & 22 lineout for visitors
All Blacks 0-0 Pumas 2m ABs push the Pumas all the way back up to halfway but have advantage way back there...
All Blacks 0-5 Pumas 3m A super pass to Santiago Cordero who sprints thru a lack of defence & under posts to score!
All Blacks 0-7 Pumas 3m Sánchez converts with simplicity and the Pumas are off already. Most refreshing....
All Blacks 0-7 Pumas 5m Time for ABs to reply by steadily working their way into Pumas territory from the restart
All Blacks 0-7 Pumas 6m They make it to outside 22 before Pumas are pinged at breakdown giving Beauden Barrett a penalty
All Blacks 0-7 Pumas 7m But Barrett fluffs it by pinging ball off posts - no points for All Blacks
All Blacks 0-7 Pumas 8m Retallick stupidly wanders over to Facundo Isa to bully him physically off ball...
All Blacks 0-7 Pumas 8m Creevy & his mob aren't having it & handbags break out with Joubert doing not a lot
All Blacks 0-7 Pumas 8m Hernández & Tuculet both down while referees all ignore Retallick's play & he gets away
All Blacks 0-7 Pumas 8m Yep...one rule for ABs...another for the Rest of the World
All Blacks 0-7 Pumas 9m Penalty goes against the Pumas at scrum & it's reset with ABs put in
All Blacks 5-7 Pumas 10m Good setpiece work from ABs and it's Julian Savea who sneaks over tryline for the score
All Blacks 7-7 Pumas 11m Barrett couldn't miss that if he tried & it's all square in Hamilton
All Blacks 7-7 Pumas 12m ABs fast hand over another penalty to the visitors well within Sánchez's range
All Blacks 7-10 Pumas 13m Sánchez curves that ball in beautifully and takes the lead again
All Blacks 7-10 Pumas 15m It's Kieran Read who infringes this time for a Pumas scrum...
All Blacks 7-10 Pumas 16m From inside own 10m Pumas are quickly inside All Blacks 10m before they're turned over
All Blacks 7-10 Pumas 17m ABs make it back into Pumas territory quickly but not for long & Pumas hit back fast
All Blacks 7-10 Pumas 17m Martín Landajo makes a neat break right thru centre defence > Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro
All Blacks 7-10 Pumas 18m Pumas have advantage when Chaparro drops it short - back for penalty
All Blacks 7-13 Pumas 18m Sánchez pings over the penalty and moves further ahead; Pumas really playing well here
All Blacks 7-13 Pumas 20m Creevy is pinged following the restart & Joubert tries to help him up from floor
All Blacks 7-13 Pumas 21m Barrett tees up a second penalty, and pulls it wide of uprights to miss
All Blacks 7-13 Pumas 22m Pumas causing no end of problems for ABs as they've done their homework well
All Blacks 7-13 Pumas 23m Julian Savea makes the yards hard thru Pumas defence who are now missing tackles...
All Blacks 12-13 Pumas 23m Savea goes down well short of tryline & loses his boot but recycle lets Ben Smith score
All Blacks 14-13 Pumas 24m Hard for Barrett to miss conversion from in front of posts
All Blacks 14-13 Pumas 25m No clean playing from ABs - as expected - & it's another penalty from restart for Pumas
All Blacks 14-16 Pumas 26m Sánchez having no problems with his kicking from anywhere & he retakes lead for Pumas
All Blacks 14-16 Pumas 28m As ABs continue to be beaten at the breakdown, there's a timeout...
All Blacks 14-16 Pumas 28m If the Pumas fitness levels are up to scratch, this is game on for 80 minutes!
All Blacks 14-16 Pumas 29m Pumas have defensive scrum in their 22 & ABs front row is pinged for collapsing it
All Blacks 14-16 Pumas 30m Visitors push the ABs right back up almost to halfway before pinged at breakdown
All Blacks 14-16 Pumas 31m It's a kick from just inside halfway c.48m & it's Israel Dagg taking it not Barrett
All Blacks 17-16 Pumas 31m A good choice of kicker just off centre too as Dagg retakes the lead for the All Blacks
All Blacks 17-16 Pumas 33m Pumas claim the restart & play stays around the midfield for a bit...
All Blacks 17-16 Pumas 34m ABs nick possession & edge into Pumas territory but they are quickly turned over
All Blacks 17-16 Pumas 35m A bit of aerial football ensues before ball is touched down in dead ball area...
All Blacks 17-16 Pumas 35m ...but touch judge decides ball hit touch first way back (not sure about that!)
All Blacks 17-16 Pumas 35m Pumas have a defensive lineout & win it but then there's a bad kick...
All Blacks 22-16 Pumas 36m ...which allows Barrett to collect & sprint to tryline to score
All Blacks 24-16 Pumas 37m Barrett converts his own try & the ABs have stepped ahead with space now
All Blacks 24-16 Pumas 38m However, Sam Cane is off his feet at breakdown from the restart for a Pumas penalty...
All Blacks 24-19 Pumas 39m Sánchez gets busy reducing the gap by adding another 3 points
All Blacks 24-19 Pumas 39m Joe Moody coathangers Guido Petti who is down, with the medics in tow
All Blacks 24-19 Pumas 39m Clearly a yellow in any other game with any other team, but Joubert decides not
All Blacks 24-19 Pumas 40m It's just a penalty & this time Sánchez misses his target
All Blacks 24-19 Pumas 40m No doubt both sides could do with the break as HT is called
All Blacks 24-19 Pumas HT T: Julian Savea, Ben Smith, Barrett C: Barrett (3) P: Dagg | T: Cordero C: Sánchez P: Sánchez (4)
All Blacks 24-19 Pumas 41m Second half kicks off & Pumas already have an attacking scrum just over halfway
All Blacks 24-19 Pumas 41m Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias has replaced Hernández
All Blacks 24-19 Pumas 43m Next phase gives ABs the lineout - but they lose it & Pumas attack
All Blacks 24-19 Pumas 44m Pumas have advantage & make some yards but a pass is intercepted
All Blacks 24-19 Pumas 45m ABs possession for a moment, but it's quickly claimed back & play's back in midfield
All Blacks 24-19 Pumas 46m There's not a lot of space for Pumas make gains, so they have to slowly edge ahead...
All Blacks 24-19 Pumas 47m Pumas steadily build the phases & eventually make it to within 2m of tryline but Dagg turnover
All Blacks 24-19 Pumas 48m ABs don't get Pumas very far back from their 22 & have lineout just outside it
All Blacks 24-19 Pumas 49m Throw in is long & stolen; penalty to Pumas as ABs pinged for rucking illegally
All Blacks 24-22Pumas 49m Sánchez reduces the deficit to just 2 points and ABs aren't looking too happy
All Blacks 24-22Pumas 50m Meanwhile Ardie Savea, Faumuina & Perenara for Cane, Franks & Aaron Smith
All Blacks 24-22Pumas 52m Taylor & Crockett for Coles & Crockett | Leonardo Senatore for Petti
All Blacks 29-22 Pumas 53m The changes pay off for ABs as they find their form for Ryan Crotty to pounce over tryline
All Blacks 31-22 Pumas 54m And Barrett converts the bonus point try from the All Blacks
All Blacks 31-22 Pumas 55m Benches are there to have an impact - and boy has it worked for the homeside...
All Blacks 36-22 Pumas 56m ...as ABs have rethought the plan & Charlie Faumuina flies over for a 5th try
All Blacks 38-22 Pumas 58m Barrett converts again & with the ABs finding their form, the Pumas need to reset plan
All Blacks 38-22 Pumas 59m The ABs, meanwhile, are busy camping out around the Pumas 22 & set up a 5m lineout
All Blacks 38-22 Pumas 60m Tomas Cubelli's on for Landajo as lineout goes well but no try results before ABs penalty
All Blacks 38-22 Pumas 61m It's another 5m lineout for the ABs as it's time for more changes incoming all round
All Blacks 38-22 Pumas 62m Julian Montoya & Lucas Noguera for Creevy & Chaparro as Pumas pinged again
All Blacks 45-22 Pumas 65m Barrett converts while Pumas make more changes
All Blacks 45-22 Pumas 66m Marcos Kremer, Ramiro Moyano & Enrique Pieretto for Matera, Sánchez & Herrera
All Blacks 50-22 Pumas 67m Meanwhile, Ben Smith decides he won't be outdone & it's time for a brace for him too
All Blacks 50-22 Pumas 67m Aaron Cruden & Luke Romano have come on for Barrett & Retallick
All Blacks 52-22 Pumas 68m Cruden arrives & converts on his first attempt - no surprises there then
All Blacks 52-22 Pumas 69m Anton Lienert-Brown replaces Crotty as the ABs are back to what is expected of them
All Blacks 52-22 Pumas 71m It's almost another try for All Blacks but a bulldozing tackle in the corner halts it
All Blacks 52-22 Pumas 74m ABs continue to run rings round Pumas in this 2nd half & annihilate memories of the 1st
All Blacks 57-22 Pumas 76m It's Romano who scores the eighth try for the homeside with some panache
All Blacks 57-22 Pumas 77m But there's no conversion to add to the score this time
All Blacks 57-22 Pumas 78m 1st half stats showed Pumas with majority possession tho much in the wrong place
All Blacks 57-22 Pumas 79m 2nd half the ABs switched it up thanks to replacements & remembered why they're No.1
All Blacks 57-22 Pumas 80m One last attack & Malakai Fekitoa chips ahead but Moyano's had enough & kicks to touch
All Blacks 57-22 Pumas FT Pumas were magnificent for 50 minutes...when they can make it 80, they'll be unstoppable
All Blacks 57-22 Pumas FT Not sure what shook ABs for 1st half - but that bench - phew! 25 minutes of excellence
15 Ben Smith 14 Israel Dagg 13 Malakai Fekitoa 12 Ryan Crotty 11 Julian Savea 10 Beauden Barrett 9 Aaron Smith 8 KIERAN READ (C) 7 Sam Cane 6 Jerome Kaino 5 Samuel Whitelock 4 Brodie Retallick 3 Owen Franks 2 Dane Coles 1 Joe Moody BENCH: 16 Codie Taylor 17 Wyatt Crockett 18 Charlie Faumuina 19 Luke Romano 20 Ardie Savea 21 TJ Perenara 22 Aaron Cruden 23 Anton Lienert-Brown
SCORERS T: Julian Savea, Ben Smith (2), Barrett, Crotty (2), Faumuina, Romano C: Barrett (6), Cruden (3) P: Dagg
15 Joaquín Tuculet 14 Matías Moroni 13 Matías Orlando 12 Juan Martín Hernández 11 Santiago Cordero 10 Nicolás Sánchez 9 Martín Landajo 8 Facundo Isa 7 Javier Ortega Desio 6 Pablo Matera 5 Matías Alemanno 4 Guido Petti 3 Ramiro Herrera 2 AGUSTÍN CREEVY (C) 1 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro BENCH: 16 Julian Montoya 17 Lucas Noguera 18 Enrique Pieretto 19 Marcos Kremer 20 Leonardo Senatore 21 Tomas Cubelli 22 Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias 23 Ramiro Moyano
SCORERS T: Cordero C: Sánchez P: Sánchez (5)
Referee: Craig Joubert Asst. Referees: Angus Gardner, Marius Mitrea TMO: George Ayoub
HEAD TO HEAD
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane - 10 September 2016
KO: 20:05 HT: 13-14
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE…
Wallabies v Boks Both teams smarting after losses in last round - it should be a massive battle
Wallabies v Boks It's testament to disappointment of Aussie fans with their team how empty the stadium is
Wallabies v Boks Aboriginal address at Suncorp Stadium before we can get on with the anthems...
Wallabies v Boks Anthems done & our Nige (Mr Owens Sir) blows whistle for KO...
Wallabies v0-0 Boks 1m It's properly raining in Brisbane tonight & Boks have 1st lineout on halfway
Wallabies 0-0 Boks 2m Aussies steal possession at the ruck & make a few yards before Bok turnover
Wallabies 0-0 Boks 3m Boks turn game on head & charge fiercely into the Aussie 22 but shut down short
Wallabies 0-0 Boks 3m Will Genia tore down Oupa Mohoje to stop that score but 4 phases later...
Wallabies 0-5 Boks 4m ...& it's Warren Whiteley who finds whitewash after The Beast gets a roar in attack
Wallabies 0-7 Boks 5m Elton Jantjies finds his mark beautifully as the Boks lay down the gauntlet early
Wallabies 0-7 Boks 6m Restart & Aussies lose possession at breakdown - Bok penalty & kick to touch for lineout
Wallabies 0-7 Boks 7m Aussies don't even contest the lineout & Nige pings Boks oddly for forming maul...
Wallabies 0-7 Boks 8m Aussies kick into Bok territory but not long til back on halfway...but with lineout
Wallabies 0-7 Boks 9m It comes together for homeside & they set up a scrum inside the Bok 22
Wallabies 0-7 Boks 10m Nige announces penalty advantage & it comes after scrum collapses
Wallabies 3-7 Boks 11m Bernard Foley tees up & puts the Aussies on the board
Wallabies 3-7 Boks 12m Looks like this match could be interesting with both teams fired up & executing
Wallabies 3-7 Boks 13m It's another Aussie scrum just inside their own half & it's fast & furious...
Wallabies 3-7 Boks 14m But they get to the Bok 10m & the ball flies lose for visitors to take advantage...
Wallabies 3-7 Boks 15m Boks can't make much ground so back to Jantjies to boot - Aussie mark called in 22
Wallabies 3-7 Boks 16m Kicking game - as expected in these conditions - & results in a Bok lineout on halfway
Wallabies 3-7 Boks 17m Eben Etzebeth picks off the lineout ball smartly & they're off - but Aussies nick it...
Wallabies 3-7 Boks 17m ...quick feet from Quade Cooper who beats 4 defenders but trapped in Bok territory
Wallabies 3-7 Boks 17m But an intercept comes from Boks & Jantjies chips it chased by Johan Goosen up to 22
Wallabies 3-12 Boks 17m Goosen collects & flies over tryline & scores with Dane Haylett-Petty in his wake
Wallabies 3-14 Boks 18m Jantjies converts & the Aussies have some catching up to do
Wallabies 3-14 Boks 20m Homeside need to rethink their plan of attack as the Boks are busy scoring tries
Wallabies 3-14 Boks 21m Time off & a much needed breather for both sides before Aussie scrum but TMO check
Wallabies 3-14 Boks 21m Ben Skeen's seen a potential neck roll from The Beast at breakdown - arm slip & penalty
Wallabies 3-14 Boks 21m There's no intent & Nige just has a word with Mtawarira - Boks' most capped prop
Wallabies 3-14 Boks 22m Penalty allows Aussies to set up a L/O just outside the Bok 22 & it goes well; Aussie advantage at B/D just inside the 22 now
Wallabies 3-14 Boks 22m Boks pinged for hands in ruck & had penalty coming already so it's a 5m L/O
Wallabies 3-14 Boks 23m But Boks turnover at breakdown & they've got a defensive 5m scrum
Wallabies 3-14 Boks 24m de Klerk collect scrum ball & offloads to Habana who is shut down but holds on enough to release & Jantjies clears to the 22
Wallabies 3-14 Boks 25m Kane Douglas takes the lineout ball; Cooper kicks it high but no advantage as it's knocked forward both ways
Wallabies 3-14 Boks 26m Nige has word with Strauss for Bok discipline at breakdown & Aussies opt for another lineout
Wallabies 3-14 Boks 26m Lineout is good & Reece Hodge tries to drive it over but is held short; Genia chips wide…
Wallabies 3-14 Boks 27m …and Adam Coleman collects and pops over in the corner for his first test try at second outing
Wallabies 10-14 Boks 29m Foley adds the conversion
Wallabies 10-14 Boks 29m Jantjies restarts & Genia kicks the Aussies out of danger for Bok lineout almost at halfway
Wallabies 10-14 Boks 30m Aussie defence is sharp & drive is halted; Cooper takes ball back at own 22 & it's another Aussie penalty
Wallabies 10-14 Boks 31m A good clear gives homeside an attacking lineout outside the Bok 22 which goes to plan but pinged for forward pass by touch judge
Wallabies 10-14 Boks 32m Time off as de Jager gets treatment; Bok defensive scrum to come
Wallabies 10-14 Boks 33m Scrum ball stays with Boks & Goosen belts it away to Folau who gets it to Kerevi who sprints hard to the 22…
Wallabies 10-14 Boks 33m A quick recycle & penalty comes to Aussies for Boks offside
Wallabies 10-14 Boks 34m Handbags threaten after Kriel shoves Hooper on ground, Moore gets all up in his face & Nige has words to put a prompt stop to it
Wallabies 13-14 Boks 35m Nige has a word with Boks & signals for penalty kick to Foley who adds 3 from the Bok 22
Wallabies 13-14 Boks 36m From restart, Boks into Aussie half but Lood de Jager pinged & another Aussie pen
Wallabies 13-14 Boks 37m Aussies clear into Bok half & in a good position but Izzy Folau spoils Aussie party
Wallabies 13-14 Boks 37m Goosen chips ball away whilst trapped inside touchline & Folau trips him
Wallabies 13-14 Boks 37m Nige just has word with Folau & hands penalty over to Boks - could've been yellow
Wallabies 13-14 Boks 38m Jantjies tees up for penalty kick at uprights but this time he hasn't the accuracy
Wallabies 13-14 Boks 40m Boks forced back but have scrum on the Aussie 10m...
Wallabies 13-14 Boks 40m Scrum reset then goes nowhere; Aussies all over it but ball still with Boks
Wallabies 13-14 Boks 40+1m Faf de Klerk grabs it & kicks it into touch for HT
Wallabies 13-14 Boks T: Coleman C: Foley P: Foley (2) | T: Whiteley, Goosen C: Jantjies (2)
Wallabies 13-14 Boks 40m Second half kicks off & Aussies make a strong start charging into Bok 22 with ease
Wallabies 13-14 Boks 41 Cooper loses it fwd but it's a YC for Etzebeth on 50th cap after he disrupts at breakdown
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 42m The penalty's in the 22 & Foley takes the lead for the Aussies for the first time
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 43m Aussies have go forward ball but a chip ahead is picked up by Jesse Kriel
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 44m Aussies fight back thru Genia but he's trapped & ball lands in touch for Bok lineout
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 45m The lineout's in the Aussie 22 & they secure a defensive scrum & clear for Aussie lineout
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 46m Good lineout from Stephen Moore & homeside react well with fast hands to Folau...
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 46m ...who offloads to Samu Kerevi to bundle over in corner to score, but...
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 46m ...Kerevi's thigh in touch & ball hit ground at exactly same time in TMO replays..
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 46m ...so it's a 22 drop out for the Aussies. much to Michael Cheika's ire
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 46m Aussies get on with it but time called promptly as Goosen goes down hard
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 46m Nige thinks it's his head but Goosen shouts it's his leg; looks a 'groin' injury
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 46m The man's in a lot of ouching pain; play resumes & it's an Aussie ball
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 47m Homeside make some ground deeper into Bok territory but possession is reversed
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 48m Habana flips over a Wallaby & possession changes hands again, but back over halfway
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 49m Aussies have to work their way back over halfway & make yards but turned again...
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 50m ...and again as Scott Sio belts to corner to score, but...whistle's gone already
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 50m Nige decides on Bok penalty & Jantjies kicks to touch for a lineout over halfway
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 52m Bok lineout is good but Aussies do wrestle possession back - Bok crosskick is good tho
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 53m Boks are way back in their own half & have to escape into Aussie half
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 54m 12 phases later & Boks are where they want to be before Michael Hooper turnover
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 54m Aussie penalty on their 22 but 1st more changes...
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 54m Slipper, Ala'alatoa, Arnold & Polota-Nau for Sio, Kepu, Coleman & Moore
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 55m Aussies clear Boks back over halfway who have also made mass changes...
Wallabies 16-14 Boks Mostert, Kitshoff, Mtawarira, Jaco Kriel & Nyakane for Mohoje, Mtawarira, Louw & Adriaanse
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 57m Boks causing some trouble for attacking Aussies & handbags erupt again
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 58m Time off as ripped shirts are replaced on Bok giants like Etzebeth
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 58m Boks in Aussie territory & most possession recently, but new front rows at scrum
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 59m Aussie scrum is much improved & they win penalty to take play into Bok half & how
Wallabies 16-14 Boks 60m Green & Gold lineout gives homeside good footing to build phases pushing up to Bok tryline
Wallabies 21-14 Boks 61m They're shut down a metre short but a recycle away from ruck & Foley steps over tryline
Wallabies 21-14 Boks 62m Excellent work from Aussies who score after 18 phases of bloody-minded persistence
Wallabies 23-14 Boks 62m Foley converts his under posts try from in front easily
Wallabies 23-14 Boks 63m Habana comes back from HIA & Lionel Mapoe returns to bench; Morné Steyn on for Jantjies
Wallabies 23-14 Boks 64m Now it's Boks turn to build from restart which end with a penalty in Aussie 22
Wallabies 23-17 Boks 65m Steyn pops over the three points & it's back to a one-score game
Wallabies 23-17 Boks 67m Former Toulon teammates Habana & Cooper go at it at breakdown & the Bok wins
Wallabies 23-17 Boks 68m Steyn kicks to touch for a 22 lineout & they win that to...but it's not quick try here
Wallabies 23-17 Boks 69m Have to go wide towards far touch but Ala'alatoa hard tackle knocks ball forward
Wallabies 23-17 Boks 70m Aussies have a 5m defensive scrum & David Pocock gets it away fast, but...
Wallabies 23-17 Boks 71m ...no one's kept up & his pass finds touch not Foley; Bok 22 lineout
Wallabies 23-17 Boks 72m The lineout is fine but homeside rip ball at breakdown & they clear the Boks out from 22
Wallabies 23-17 Boks 73m Aussies into Bok territory & visitors try & clear it back but ball goes long...
Wallabies 23-17 Boks 74m Back to Bok 10m for an Aussie scrum which goes well but accidental offside at breakdown
Wallabies 23-17 Boks 76m Bok defensive scrum which has to be reset before Aussie front row collapses it
Wallabies 23-17 Boks 77m From penalty, Bok lineout outside the Aussie 22 is good but homeside disrupting play
Wallabies 23-17 Boks 78m From inside the Aussie 22, Boks are forced back almost to back over halfway for a scrum
Wallabies 23-17 Boks 79m Mitchell, Kuridrani & McMahon for Haylett-Petty, Kerevi & Pocock | Mbonambi for Strauss
Wallabies 23-17 Boks 79m Mapoe for Hougaard as Boks have scrum on own 10m - get to halfway but Etzebeth knock on
Wallabies 23-17 Boks 80m Genia kicks it & Mapoe collects but deep in own 22 & a knock on after siren's gone is the signal for game over
15 Israel Folau 14 Dane Haylett-Petty 13 Samu Kerevi 12 Bernard Foley 11 Reece Hodge 10 Quade Cooper 9 Will Genia 8 David Pocock 7 Michael Hooper 6 Dean Mumm 5 Adam Coleman 4 Kane Douglas 3 Sekope Kepu 2 STEPHEN MOORE (C) 1 Scott Sio BENCH: 16 Tatafu Polota-Nau 17 James Slipper 18 Allan Alaalatoa 19 Rory Arnold 20 Sean McMahon 21 Nick Phipps 22 Tevita Kuridrani 23 Drew Mitchell
SCORERS T: Coleman, Foley C: Foley (2) P: Foley (3)
15 Johan Goosen 14 Bryan Habana 13 Jesse Kriel 12 Juan de Jongh 11 Francois Hougaard 10 Elton Jantjies 9 Faf de Klerk 8 Warren Whiteley 7 Oupa Mohoje 6 Francois Louw 5 Lood de Jager 4 Eben Etzebeth 3 Lourens Adriaanse 2 ADRIAAN STRAUSS (C) 1 Tendai Mtawarira BENCH: 16 Bongi Mbonambi 17 Steven Kitshoff 18 Trevor Nyakane 19 Franco Mostert 20 Pieter-Steph du Toit 21 Jaco Kriel 22 Morné Steyn 23 Lionel Mapoe
SCORERS T: Whiteley, Goosen C: Jantjies (2) P: Steyn Etzebeth
Referee: Nigel Owens Asst. Referees: Wayne Barnes, Pascal Gaüzère TMO: Ben Skeen
nib Stadium, Perth - 17 September 2016
KO: 18:05 HT: 21-6
HEAD TO HEAD
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE…
Wallabies v Pumas The teams are lined up for the anthems, then Wayne Barnes will get the match underway
Wallabies v Pumas But first, the now traditional Aboriginal welcome to their lands, this time with a singsong!
Wallabies 0-0 Pumas 1m And we have KO from the Wallabies at the nib Stadium
Wallabies 5-0 Pumas 1m Aussies lay down a superb early marker as lovely hands put Samu Kerevi over for a try
Wallabies 7-0 Pumas 2m Pumas couldn't clear from 22 & Bernard Foley took advantage, & now he adds the extras
Wallabies 7-0 Pumas 3m Pumas try to gain ground in Aussie territory after they're booted out of half from restart
Wallabies 7-0 Pumas 4m But despite 9 phases, Pumas can't breach Aussie 10m & then knock on
Wallabies 7-0 Pumas 5m Aussie scrum on their own 10m & come away with free kick, but pinged in next phase
Wallabies 7-0 Pumas 6m Pumas have a midfield lineout & maul the ball but get turned over
Wallabies 7-0 Pumas 7m Aussies set up lineout just outside the Pumas 22 & it's the perfectly executed setpiece...
Wallabies 12-0 Pumas 8m Delightful play from homeside as defenders are flicked aside & Dane Haylett-Petty scores
Wallabies 14-0 Pumas 9m Foley adds the conversion & the Aussies have clearly got their game together this week
Wallabies 14-0 Pumas 10m Pumas pinged for front row early engagement in Aussie scrum & they attack...
Wallabies 14-0 Pumas 10m Pumas clear to touch out of own half & have lineout but Aussies have other plans...
Wallabies 14-0 Pumas 11m Will Genia chips ahead, chases it & boom - down goes that ball to score, but TMO check
Wallabies 19-0 Pumas 11m TMO Ben Skeen & Ref Barnes concur there's no knock on & the grounding is most excellent
Wallabies 21-0 Pumas 12m Foley adds the extras & what a start from the Wallabies!
Wallabies 21-0 Pumas 13m An intense start from the homeside, but don't expect the Pumas to take this lying down
Wallabies 21-0 Pumas 14m The restart puts the Pumas firmly in the Aussie 22 & they retain the ball before a time off
Wallabies 21-0 Pumas 15m Potential injuries checked & H2O taken before play resumes...
Wallabies 21-0 Pumas 16m Pumas kick to touch for 5m lineout which goes well in first phase but then it goes awry...
Wallabies 21-0 Pumas 16m Handbags erupt & pretty much everyone piles in in the dead ball area
Wallabies 21-0 Pumas 17m Ref & touch judge Nige have a look & conclude there's no particular culprit; Pumas ball
Wallabies 21-0 Pumas 17m Another Pumas lineout a tad further back from tryline, & it's all getting a little fraught
Wallabies 21-0 Pumas 18m Aussies manage to snaffle possession from the Pumas and force the visitors back some
Wallabies 21-0 Pumas 19m Another brief time off before Stephen Moore throws into a defensive 10m lineout
Wallabies 21-0 Pumas 20m Ensuing play gives the Pumas back possession & they head forward before another turnover
Wallabies 21-0 Pumas 21m Aussies push the Pumas back to halfway but a penalty gives visitors an attacking lineout
Wallabies 21-0 Pumas 22m Pumas threaten the Aussie 22 while Moore infringes at ruck & it's penalty for Pumas
Wallabies 21-3 Pumas 23m Nicolás Sánchez kicks a three-pointer to put the Pumas on the scoreboard
Wallabies 21-3 Pumas 24m Aussie restart halted by vigilant Pumas & then homeside pinged for deliberate knock down
Wallabies 21-3 Pumas 25m Pumas kick themselves out of danger zone for halfway lineout & steadily work up to Aussie 10m
Wallabies 21-3 Pumas 26m Advantage coming for visitors, & then the penalty comes for Sánchez to tee up
Wallabies 21-3 Pumas 27m But it hits the upright & bounces away for an Aussie 5m defensive lineout
Wallabies 21-3 Pumas 28m The Pumas are cleared out of Aussie territory over halfway but visitors have possession
Wallabies 21-3 Pumas 28m Pumas retain the ball but are making no ground as they go back inside their own 10m
Wallabies 21-3 Pumas 29m Ref has to stop play with Santiago González Iglesias down injured
Wallabies 21-3 Pumas 29m Aussies pinged yet again & it's a Pumas defensive scrum close to the halfway line
Wallabies 21-3 Pumas 30m The scrum is solid but the Aussie defence is mightily strong as Pumas don't get far
Wallabies 21-3 Pumas 31m 15 phases in & Pumas have gone backwards from 10m over halfway but win another penalty
Wallabies 21-3 Pumas 32m Ref warns Moore that a card's coming for the breakdown infringements; Pumas lineout outside the 22
Wallabies 21-3 Pumas 33m The lineout is good & they penetrate the 22 barrier but can't find a gap yet...
Wallabies 21-3 Pumas 33m But that penalty comes as Scott Sio is binned for tackling man off ball
Wallabies 21-6 Pumas 34m Sánchez comfortably pops over another 3-pointer thanks to the 11th Aussie penalty
Wallabies 21-6 Pumas 35m Aussies need to stay tight while a man down thru til HT & they keep possession in attack
Wallabies 21-6 Pumas 36m But it gets a bit messy at breakdown for them & Pumas have defensive scrum
Wallabies 21-6 Pumas 36m David Pocock sacrificed for James Slipper with prop in bin before Pumas scrum outside 22
Wallabies 21-6 Pumas 37m Pumas gain 10m before succumbing to penalty for Aussie attacking scrum, but it's stolen
Wallabies 21-6 Pumas 38m Gabriel Ascarate returns to the bench after González Iglesias returns to field passing HIA
Wallabies 21-6 Pumas 39m Pumas do make some ground & threaten the 22 again but whistle goes for a forward pass
Wallabies 21-6 Pumas 39m Time off a minute from HT & Adam Coleman has blood from lip stopped again
Wallabies 21-6 Pumas 40m Aussies have defensive scrum outside the 22 but it has to be reset as the siren goes
Wallabies 21-6 Pumas 40m It's not clean ball but Aussies hold onto it & get it to Quade Cooper to stick in touch
Wallabies 21-6 Pumas HT T: Kerevi, Haylett-Petty, Genia C: Foley (3) YC Sio | P: Sánchez (2)
Wallabies 21-6 Pumas HT Been a good even game bar 1st 12 minutes when Wallabies went a bit wild...
Wallabies 21-6 Pumas 40m Sánchez kicks off second half & Aussies are fast back up to own 10m before a k/o
Wallabies 21-6 Pumas 41m Pumas finding it hard to gain territory with wall of Green & Gold shutting them down
Wallabies 21-6 Pumas 42m Pumas isolated & Aussies are back in control & push back to clear over halfway
Wallabies 21-6 Pumas 43m But another penalty gives Pumas a defensive scrum & they know what they have to do...
Wallabies 21-11 Pumas 44m ...& they do; quick ball from Cubelli > Sánchez & it reaches Santiago Cordero to score
Wallabies 21-11 Pumas 44m Time off as Juan Manuel Leguizamón checked on floor - off for HIA; Leonardo Senatore on
Wallabies 21-13 Pumas 45m Sánchez converts & Pumas attack again after gaining possession from restart...
Wallabies 21-13 Pumas 46m But there's a turnover & the Aussies take control, tho only shortly
Wallabies 21-13 Pumas 47m Another penalty for Pumas but captain Agustín Creevy is down; Julian Montoya replaces him
Wallabies 21-13 Pumas 48m Off of next scrum Genia chips ahead into the Pumas 22 but defence shuts Wallabies out
Wallabies 21-13 Pumas 49m A much needed penalty for Pumas get them out of their 22 for halfway lineout
Wallabies 21-13 Pumas 50m With Sio back a while back, Pocock returned but was then replaced by Sean McMahon
Wallabies 21-13 Pumas 51m Meanwhile, the Aussies want more & despite a mediocre 22 lineout, McMahon bulldozes thru...
Wallabies 26-13 Pumas 52m McMahon is stopped inches short but a recycle & Genia reaches to score a brace
Wallabies 26-13 Pumas 53m Foley's conversion also pings off the uprights & away
Wallabies 26-13 Pumas 54m However, for Pumas rushing up too fast, Foley gets a 2nd chance, but misses completely
Wallabies 26-13 Pumas 56m Pumas set up an attacking lineout outside the Aussie 22 & steadily make ground, but...
Wallabies 26-13 Pumas 57m ...the ball flies forward from a McMahon tackle & possession changes hands
Wallabies 26-13 Pumas 58m An Aussie defensive lineout on their 22 results in Pumas 10m attacking lineout
Wallabies 26-13 Pumas 60m A bit of too-ing & fro-ing in the midfield before some changes occur...
Wallabies 26-13 Pumas 60m Slipper, debutant 18 Tom Robertson & Rory Arnold for Sio, Kepu & Coleman
Wallabies 26-13 Pumas 61m All a bit stilted now as changes happen before Pumas defensive scrum
Wallabies 26-13 Pumas 62m Martín Landajo & Matías Orlando for Cubelli & Lucas González Amorosino
Wallabies 26-13 Pumas 63m Free kick from Pumas scrum but Aussies get good foothold & Cooper engineers a score...
Wallabies 31-13 Pumas 63m ...for Hooper who sprints under the posts for try no.#5
Wallabies 33-13 Pumas 64m An simple conversion for Foley & coach Michael Cheika can breathe easy today
Wallabies 33-13 Pumas 65m From the restart, Aussies take play right back to the Pumas 22 wasting no time...
Wallabies 33-13 Pumas 65m Enrique Pieretto & Marcos Kremer on for Ramiro Herrera & Pablo Matera
Wallabies 33-13 Pumas 66m Pumas battle to get out but intercept from Foley & he runs to score, but whistle's gone
Wallabies 33-13 Pumas 67m Play halted as TMO & ref check Cooper hit on Sánchez off ball - deemed no arms so YC
Wallabies 33-13 Pumas 68m Lopeti Timani & Nick Phipps for Mumm & Genia | Gabriel Ascarate for Sánchez
Wallabies 33-13 Pumas 69m Another Pumas lineout - this time 5m from tryline thanks to 3 Aussie penalties in 2 minutes
Wallabies 33-13 Pumas 70m Pumas jumper gets his ball but ball knocked on on the ground; Aussie 5m defensive scrum
Wallabies 33-13 Pumas 71m Fierce scrum from Pumas & Aussies concede yet another penalty; Pumas opt for 5m lineout
Wallabies 33-13 Pumas 72m Fast work from Pumas as Facundo Isa crawls out from under the masses to reach the tryline
Wallabies 33-13 Pumas 72m Ref heads to TMO to check no double movement as Nige confirms he reached line just fine
Wallabies 33-18 Pumas 72m Checked in slo-mo & real time & try is awarded to Facundo - his first
Wallabies 33-20 Pumas 72m Tevita Kuridrani for Kerevi | Sánchez back on replacing Isa
Wallabies 33-20 Pumas 72m Sánchez adds the conversion and the scoreboard looks more even now, considering
Wallabies 33-20 Pumas 73m However, a rare penalty from the Pumas (compared to Aussies!) & the homeside go for goal
Wallabies 36-20 Pumas 74m It's Reece Hodge who whacks over the distance 3 points for the Wallabies
Wallabies 36-20 Pumas 75m A kicking game ensues & Hodge saves the ball from Puma hands
Wallabies 36-20 Pumas 76m Aussies in Puma territory but Slipper knocks it on; Pumas, however struggle to escape their on half
Wallabies 36-20 Pumas 77m The penalties keep coming & Aussies have a defensive scrum just in their half
Wallabies 36-20 Pumas 78m But they lose it & Ref Barnes is unimpressed so let's them know
Wallabies 36-20 Pumas 79m However, it's not long til they are back in same position with put in to scrum, & clear
Wallabies 36-20 Pumas 80m Pumas come back at them as the siren goes & visitors are into the Aussie 22, but...
Wallabies 36-20 Pumas 80+1m ...Pumas pinged for not releasing in the ruck, & it's a penalty to the Aussies
Wallabies 36-20 Pumas 80+1m Ref confirms they're going to kick it out rather than play on & injury stop; they do
Wallabies 36-20 Pumas FT & it's all over; despite 33% possession & territory & 16:7 penalties, a solid Aussie win
15 Israel Folau 14 Dane Haylett-Petty 13 Samu Kerevi 12 Bernard Foley 11 Reece Hodge 10 Quade Cooper 9 Will Genia 8 David Pocock 7 Michael Hooper 6 Dean Mumm 5 Adam Coleman 4 Rob Simmons 3 Sekope Kepu 2 STEPHEN MOORE (C) 1 Scott Sio BENCH: 16 Tatafu Polota-Nau 17 James Slipper 18 Tom Robertson* 19 Rory Arnold 20 Lopeti Timani* 21 Sean McMahon 22 Nick Phipps 23 Tevita Kuridrani
SCORERS T: Kerevi, Haylett-Petty, Genia (2), Hooper C: Foley (4) P: Hodge Sio, Cooper
15 Joaquín Tuculet 14 Santiago Cordero 13 Matías Moroni 12 Santiago González Iglesias 11 Lucas González Amorosino 10 Nicolás Sánchez 9 Tomás Cubelli 8 Facundo Isa 7 Juan Manuel Leguizamón 6 Pablo Matera 5 Matías Alemanno 4 Javier Ortega Desio 3 Ramiro Herrera 2 AGUSTÍN CREEVY (C) 1 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro BENCH: 16 Julian Montoya 17 Lucas Noguera 18 Enrique Pieretto 19 Marcos Kremer 20 Leonardo Senatore 21 Martín Landajo 22 Gabriel Ascarate 23 Matías Orlando
SCORERS T: Cordero, Isa C: Sánchez (2) P: Sánchez (2)
Referee: Wayne Barnes Asst. Referees: Nigel Owens, Nick Briant TMO: Ben Skeen
AMI Stadium, Christchurch - 17 September 2016
KO: 19:35 HT: 15-10
HEAD TO HEAD
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE…
All Blacks v Boks An ABs win today will have The Rugby Championship already won with 2 rounds & 5 matches remaining.
All Blacks v Boks Prepare for a whole load of faffing before KO finally happens, even tho teams are on the pitch...
All Blacks v Boks Anyone else agree however nice the female voice, the anthems sound more powerful with a male voice?
All Blacks v Boks Kiwis remember the Battle of the Somme in the build up to KO...
All Blacks v Boks Angus Gardner is the ref today, & we still await KO...
All Blacks 0-0 Boks 1m FINALLY Beauden Barrett kicks off & Faf de Klerk kicks it's out of his 22 to touch
All Blacks 0-0 Boks 2m ABs lineout & they head back into the 22 before the Boks thump it way over halfway & clear
All Blacks 0-0 Boks 3m It's returned with kick into touch & ABs lineout on halfway which is cleanly taken
All Blacks 0-0 Boks 4m Ball's chipped into 22 & Johan Goosen collects but trapped; ABs pinged for not rolling away
All Blacks 0-0 Boks 5m From penalty, good bounce for Boks but a knock on in their 22 & ABs have attacking scrum
All Blacks 0-0 Boks 6m But Dane Coles looks bewildered after he's pinged for going early; Boks clear for ABs lineout
All Blacks 0-0 Boks 7m Penalty to ABs & they kick to corner for lineout inside the Bok 22
All Blacks 0-0 Boks 8m Boks hand over another penalty in their 22 & ABs have advantage; should be easy 3 points
All Blacks 3-0 Boks 9m Barrett's kicks isn't so certain but does sneak over just inside far upright
All Blacks 3-0 Boks 10m Ten minutes in & ABs have had all the possession & territory
All Blacks 3-0 Boks 11m Bok lineout on halfway but Eben Etzebeth looks bewildered as he's pinged for jumping early
All Blacks 3-0 Boks 12m Then it's Brodie Retallick who is penalised at the maul & finally Boks are at the ABs 22...
All Blacks 3-0 Boks 13m Boks win their lineout but 8 phases & they've barely gained a metre before a knock on
All Blacks 3-0 Boks 14m It's an ABs defensive scrum but is taking an age to set...
All Blacks 3-0 Boks 15m Aaron Smith's box kick is fast claimed & into Bok hands but they're pinged for offside
All Blacks 3-0 Boks 16m ABs take play all the way back to the Bok 22 but Ardie Savea pinged for not releasing
All Blacks 3-0 Boks 17m Resulting Bok lineout from penalty is good on halfway & suddenly there's life in the game...
All Blacks 3-0 Boks 18m Has been pretty pedestrian so far but Boks charge deep into the ABs 22
All Blacks 3-5 Boks 19m Neat hands from Boks & a dummy movement throws ABs for Bryan Habana to sprint thru & score
All Blacks 3-7 Boks 20m Elton Jantjies converts with ease & the Boks are ahead
All Blacks 3-7 Boks 21m But ABs are quickly into the Bok 22 & have an attacking scrum already...
All Blacks 8-7 Boks 22m Boks are frazzled from the pace of the scrum; Jantjies caught short & Israel Dagg slips thru
All Blacks 8-7 Boks 23m However, Barrett misses his first conversion of the night...tho ABs have snuck ahead quickly
All Blacks 8-7 Boks 24m Francois Louw gives a way a penalty & is down momentarily; ABs back in Bok 22 already
All Blacks 8-7 Boks 25m Boks defensive scrum just inside their 22 & they get out & look to run it but forward pass
All Blacks 8-7 Boks 26m So it's another ABs scrum, on the Bok 22 & you just know what's coming...
All Blacks 8-7 Boks 26m ...Julian Savea smuggles ball over in corner with Habana biting at his ankles
All Blacks 13-7 Boks 27m Habana comes in hard & fast but Savea does ground it before foot in touch confirms TMO
All Blacks 15-7 Boks 28m Barrett doesn't miss this time & the gap widens for the All Black lead
All Blacks 15-7 Boks 30m Boks waste no time getting into ABs 22 from restart, but neither do homeside in getting out
All Blacks 15-7 Boks 31m Clinical setpiece work from ABs and they're already back at the Bok 22
All Blacks 15-7 Boks 32m But TMO George Ayoub calls for a halt in play for a potential neck roll...
All Blacks 15-7 Boks 33m It's Sam Whitelock on Pieter-Steph du Toit & if ref had it his way, he'd get away with it
All Blacks 15-7 Boks 33m Ref Gardner sees what we do on replay & claims no problem; Ayoub disagrees & it's a penalty
All Blacks 15-7 Boks 34m Good work from the Boks and they're into the All Black 22 from the previous lineout
All Blacks 15-7 Boks 35m It's an All Black infringement at the ruck & Jantjies tees up from in front of posts
All Blacks 15-10 Boks 36m Jantjies takes play back to within a score not far from half time...
All Blacks 15-10 Boks 37m ABs charge into Bok 22 again but Ben Smith gets isolated short & Bok defence is excellent
All Blacks 15-10 Boks 38m Bok defensive scrum effective enough to clear ball into Ben Smith's hands a long way back
All Blacks 15-10 Boks 39m ABs run it back but Malakai Fekitoa knocks on the pass from Ardie Savea
All Blacks 15-10 Boks 40m Boks have defensive scrum on their 22 & de Klerk quickly kicks bal to touch for HT
All Blacks 15-10 Boks HT T: Dagg, Julian Savea C: Barrett P: Barrett | T: Habana C: Jantjies P: Jantjies
All Blacks 15-10 Boks 40m Jantjies puts hands up in apology for handing ABs scrum immediately at KO of 2nd half
All Blacks 15-10 Boks 41m But Boks do secure a lineout on halfway & get close to ABs 22
All Blacks 15-10 Boks 42m Savea gets under high ball & ref calls for good turnover at breakdown, then changes his mind
All Blacks 15-10 Boks 43m So it's an ABs defensive scrum outside their 22 & they clear Boks back to halfway
All Blacks 15-10 Boks 44m But there's a time off as Bok captain Adrian Strauss comes off with a leg injury
All Blacks 15-10 Boks 44m Malcolm Marx replaces Strauss & ABs have halfway lineout
All Blacks 15-10 Boks 45m Warren Whitely is now captain while Boks secure a halfway lineout too...
All Blacks 15-10 Boks 46m Wyatt Crockett replaces Joe Moody for his 50th All Blacks cap before an ABs scrum on 10m
All Blacks 15-10 Boks 47m ABs pinged again in front row for creeping forward a second time - well they're baffled
All Blacks 15-10 Boks 48m But that doesn't stop the All Blacks & in no time they're on the attack from own half...
All Blacks 20-10 Boks 49m Ardie Savea creates the space & Ben Smith finally gets his try
All Blacks 22-10 Boks 50m There's pretty much no way Barrett could have missed that conversion
All Blacks 22-10 Boks 51m Willem Alberts & Damian de Allende on for Teboho Mohoje & Goosen
All Blacks 22-10 Boks 51m Bok lineout but Marx miscalculates his throw in & ABs steal it
All Blacks 22-10 Boks 52m However, they promptly hand over a penalty for Jantjies to kick
All Blacks 22-13 Boks 53m Penalty kick is good while Matt Todd replaces injured Jerome Kaino
All Blacks 22-13 Boks 54m Charlie Faumuina replaces Owen Franks & ABs have to defend deep in their own 22
All Blacks 22-13 Boks 55m Boks lineout is good but possession quickly stolen by ABs to attack
All Blacks 27-13 Boks 56m ABs obstruct the tacklers but they're All Blacks so rules don't matter & Ardie Savea scores
All Blacks 29-13 Boks 57m Barrett converts & the All Blacks have another bonus point
All Blacks 29-13 Boks 59m It's beyond a farce when referees don't bother with forward passes, obstructions etc
All Blacks 29-13 Boks 60m Yes ABs would likely win anyway, but decent reffing wouldn't go amiss
All Blacks 29-13 Boks 61m Kitshoff, Jaco Kriel & Steyn on for The Beast, Louw & Jantjies
All Blacks 34-13 Boks 63m Franco Mostert replaces du Toit while Whitelock runs in a fifth try for the All Blacks
All Blacks 34-13 Boks 65m Barrett misses another conversion while TJ Perenara replaces Aaron Smith
All Blacks 34-13 Boks 66m Taylor & Lienert-Brown replace Coles & Crotty as ABs attack into the 22
All Blacks 34-13 Boks 67m Time halted as Perenara looks to have scored but grounding is in question
All Blacks 34-13 Boks 67m The grounding is on the touchline so it's no try but ABs ball for coming off green shirt
All Blacks 34-13 Boks 69m Boks are still under immense pressure as ABs are looming in their 22
All Blacks 34-13 Boks 70m Another ABs attacking scrum so close to the tryline & it's reset...
All Blacks 39-13 Boks 70m ...& then Perenara does get his try & it's far too easy
All Blacks 41-13 Boks 71m Barrett adds the extras while Lima Sopoaga has replaced Dagg
All Blacks 41-13 Boks 73m You would believe possession & territory are almost equal off this score!
All Blacks 41-13 Boks 74m Lourens Adriaanse has replaced Vincent Koch & that's both benches emptied
All Blacks 41-13 Boks 75m Boks are making the yards slowly but surely, and are finally into the ABs 22 again
All Blacks 41-13 Boks 76m Visitors secure a 5m lineout in the ABs 22, but Marx throws it long again & possession lost
All Blacks 41-13 Boks 77m ABs win their defensive scrum & Sopoaga thumps ball back up to the midfield
All Blacks 41-13 Boks 78m ABs have the lineout but it's thrown long too & Boks have advantage
All Blacks 41-13 Boks 79m The scrum takes a while after penalty called for Boks & they retain possession
All Blacks 41-13 Boks 80m ABs regain control of ball and run it out of their own half...
All Blacks 41-13 Boks 80+1m Boks get hands back on it but a knock in signals the end of the game
15 Ben Smith 14 Israel Dagg 13 Malakai Fekitoa 12 Ryan Crotty 11 Julian Savea 10 Beauden Barrett 9 Aaron Smith 8 KIERAN READ (C) 7 Ardie Savea 6 Jerome Kaino 5 Samuel Whitelock 4 Brodie Retallick 3 Owen Franks 2 Dane Coles 1 Joe Moody BENCH: 16 James Parsons 17 Wyatt Crockett 18 Charlie Faumuina 19 Luke Romano 20 Matt Todd 21 TJ Perenara 22 Lima Sopoaga 23 Anton Lienert-Brown
SCORERS T: Dagg, Julian Savea, Ben Smith, Ardie Savea, Whitelock C: Barrett (4) P: Barrett
15 Johan Goosen 14 Bryan Habana 13 Jessie Kriel 12 Juan de Jongh 11 Francois Hougaard 10 Elton Jantjies 9 Faf de Klerk 8 Warren Whiteley 7 Teboho Mohoje 6 Francois Louw 5 Pieter-Steph du Toit 4 Eben Etzebeth 3 Vincent Koch 2 ADRIAAN STRAUSS (C) 1 Tendai Mtawarira BENCH: 16 Malcolm Marx 17 Steven Kitshoff 18 Lourens Adriaanse 19 Franco Mostert 20 Willem Alberts 21 Jaco Kriel 22 Morné Steyn 23 Damian de Allende
SCORERS T: Habana C: Jantjies P: Jantjies (2)
Referee: Angus Gardner Asst. Referees: Pascal Gaüzère, Marius Mitrea TMO: George Ayoub
Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria - 01 October 2016
KO: 17:05 HT: 12-10
HEAD TO HEAD
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE…
Boks v Wallabies 10 minutes to KO at Loftus this afternoon...
Boks v Wallabies Zulu Warrior on pitch is hilarious...like he's having a fit! Visitors out & Boks arriving
Boks v Wallabies It's anthem time at Loftus before Wayne Barnes kicks off proceedings
Boks 0-0 Wallabies 0m Morné Steyn kicks off for the Boks & the Wallabies run it out of their 22 fast...
Boks 0-0 Wallabies 1m Pat Lambie has to charge into own 22 to get to over the top ball & clear...
Boks 0-0 Wallabies 2m Aussie lineout just inside the correct side of halfway is good & they're fast into the Bok 22
Boks 0-0 Wallabies 3m 9 phases clear Aussies just inside Bok 22 but discipline from Boks & steal possession
Boks 0-0 Wallabies 4m Ball cleared well over halfway & Bok lineout is textbook before they're into the 22 already
Boks 3-0 Wallabies 5m Bok advantage so Steyn drops back into pocket & neatly drops a goal for first blood
Boks 3-0 Wallabies 6m Fast & furious on both sides & this game should be fierce throughout at this rate...
Boks 3-0 Wallabies 7m Aussies are back into Bok 22 & Warren Whiteley guilty of handing over the penalty
Boks 3-3 Wallabies 8m Bernard Foley tees up a straightforward penalty kick & the teams are all square
Boks 3-3 Wallabies 9m With no time to blink, Bok defensive lineout just inside halfway & they charge into Aussie 22
Boks 3-3 Wallabies 10m But visitors slow it down with David Pocock at the core of the ruck & it's a turnover
Boks 3-3 Wallabies 11m Stonking opportunity for the Boks is quickly lost & lay is back in the midfield
Boks 3-3 Wallabies 12m Aussie lineout on halfway line; Boks attack into Aussie half but they're right back at them
Boks 3-3 Wallabies 13m Michael Hooper finds the space to slip thru into the 22 as Oupa Mohoje is down
Boks 3-8 Wallabies 14m Mohoje bounces back up as Aussies continue to quickly offload for Scott Sio to score
Boks 3-10 Wallabies 15m Foley adds extras to try that started with a poor Bryan Habana kick not to touch
Boks 3-10 Wallabies 16m Aussies have ball stolen from restart & Eben Etzebeth breaks; whistle goes
Boks 3-10 Wallabies 17m Time off before Aussie defensive lineout in their 22; players can do with that break
Boks 3-10 Wallabies 18m Sorry - scrum not lineout & they hold possession & clear Boks back from their 22
Boks 3-10 Wallabies 19m Steyn playing clever rugby as he halts Quade Cooper's clear momentarily...
Boks 3-10 Wallabies 20m Aussies regather & this time Foley clears to touch for Bok halfway lineout
Boks 3-10 Wallabies 21m Francois Hougaard on the attack but a teensie knock on & Aussies have possession again
Boks 3-10 Wallabies 22m Aussie defensive scrum inside 10m & Bok front row pinged for illegal binding
Boks 3-10 Wallabies 23m Reece Hodge tees up from wrong side of halfway - 65 metres out! Has distance but falls under bar
Boks 3-10 Wallabies 24m Well that was a monster kick that only just didn't have the accuracy
Boks 3-10 Wallabies 25m But Aussie response is to hand over a penalty quickly & Steyn tees up comfortably
Boks 6-10 Wallabies 26m That's an almost easy three-pointer that kisses the upright before popping thru
Boks 6-10 Wallabies 27m Clear Aussie knock on ignored by Barnes - fans are unimpressed & Lambie kick goes long
Boks 6-10 Wallabies 28m Aussie attacking lineout outside the Bok 22 is good & they're into the striking zone...
Boks 6-10 Wallabies 29m ...but Boks turn that ball over sharply & Steyn thumps it clear away
Boks 6-10 Wallabies 30m Boks get to it but Hougaard is pinged for not rolling away (rightly)
Boks 6-10 Wallabies 31m Territorial stats for this match must be huge as play's flying from 1 end to other
Boks 6-10 Wallabies 32m Bok lineout just inside their halfway & Hougaard breaks over halfway near far touch
Boks 6-10 Wallabies 32m Aussies force them back slightly, but Adriaan Strauss breaks the halfway barrier again
Boks 6-10 Wallabies 33m Boks attack well & Habana gets his hands on ball & chips & chases, but...
Boks 6-10 Wallabies 34m ...Izzy Folau cynically fouls by obstructing Habana then feigning innocence...
Boks 6-10 Wallabies 34m ...by turning his back; he fools no one & is summarily dismissed for remaining half
Boks 9-10 Wallabies 36m Steyn tees up the penalty kick & takes Boks to within a point of the Aussie score
Boks 9-10 Wallabies 37m Aussies take their time about the restart with Folau in the bin
Boks 9-10 Wallabies 38m Rob Simmons traps Etzebeth in the ruck & refuses to roll away - Barnes does nothing
Boks 9-10 Wallabies 38m Etzebeth repeatedly points this out & eventually Barnes succumbs but handbags have erupted
Boks 9-10 Wallabies 39m Reffing failure 101 there; takes an age but Bok penalty & their deep in Aussie half
Boks 9-10 Wallabies 39m Lionel Mapoe replaces Jess Kriel
Boks 9-10 Wallabies 40m Further infringements from the visitors as Strauss sprints for 22; Steyn tees up...
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 40+1m Steyn is right on target & takes the lead at HT
Boks 12-10 Wallabies HT P: Steyn (3) DG: Steyn | T: Sio C: Foley P: Foley Folau
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 40m Folau's till in the bin for c.4 minutes as the second half resumes; Scott Fardy has replaced Sean McMahon
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 41m From Foley KO, strong effort from both sides & Francois Louw steals possession
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 42m It's a Bok defensive scrum in 22; good work & the Aussies are back up in midfield
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 43m Aussies steadily but surely run ball back into Bok 22 & they threaten tryline again
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 44m Immense work from Boks in keeping the Aussies out as Folau returns to the field
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 44m Bok defensive scrum again is strong & then the replacements come on...
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 45m Steven Kitshoff, Julian Redelinghuys & Lood de Jager for The Beast, Koch & du Toit
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 46m An injury to Habana & Willie le Roux is the replacement as team shuffles
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 47m Boks win another defensive scrum battle & free kick puts ball back over halfway
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 48m Meanwhile for Aussies, Kane Douglas has replaced Rob Simmons
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 49m Another penalty from Boks & Hodge has much easier kick at uprights...but pulls it
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 50m Next ruck & Boks pinged again for not rolling away - however, that was impossible
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 51m Impossible because Stephen Moore was blocking & pushing them back into the ruck
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 52m Karma appears to intervene as Foley misses penalty kick at uprights - 9pts missed
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 53m Tevita Kuridrani has replaced Samu Kerevi
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 54m Boks are on the backfoot again with possession but in defensive scrum on their 22
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 55m Despite best efforts of Aussies, le Roux clears well over halfway from 22
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 56m Bok lineout inside Aussie 10m but first Jaco Kriel on for Mohoje
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 56m Also James Slipper & Tom Robertson for Sio & Kepu
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 57m Good lineout for Boks & they make yards but whistle goes for Kriel foot in touch
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 57m Replay shows not; Aussie penalty anyway but first...
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 58m Willem Alberts replaces a disoriented Rudi Paige & team shuffles again
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 59m Aussies get back over halfway but hand over penalty for Bok defensive scrum on 10m
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 60m Slipper guilty in scrum & Steyn tees up for kick from own 10m in front of posts
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 61m He's done it before but not this time as Steyn pushes it wide
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 62m Foley thumps it back & Aussies are back in Bok territory...
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 63m 10 phases in the Bok 22 before homeside turnover the ball & le Roux clears
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 64m That's more karma as all the refs miss a blatant Cooper forward pass outside 22
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 65m Play's back up at midfield & Boks do well to keep hold for a while but get turned
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 67m Time taken in setting Aussie scrum outside Bok 22; crowds bored as Mexican waves
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 68m Reset despite Aussie collapse in front row; Aussies win it & Boks win ball in maul
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 69m While mini Robertson goes barrelling up to huge Alberts with his handbag and both are warned by Barnes, Sefanaia Naivalu makes his debut for Dane Haylett-Petty
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 69m ...Alberts didn't react so warning should've only gone one way; Bok ball
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 70m Clear results in Moore lineout on halfway; Aussies collect but another Cooper fwd pass
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 71m This time the refs see it & it's a Bok ball - scrum on halfway...
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 72m The scrum holds strong, Steyn gets the free kick & puts it into Aussie 22 for lineout
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 73m Boks hold onto possession from lineout but lose ground to hard hits & butterfingers
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 74m First Bok foray into the visitors' 22 in this half of the game...then lose ball
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 75m Aussie defensive scrum is good but don't get far away from their own 22 before...
Boks 12-10 Wallabies 76m ...Hougaard steals the ball yet again deftly & it's a Bok penalty
Boks 15-10 Wallabies 76m From just outside the Aussie 22, Steyn calmly adds 3 & surpasses Percy Montgomery's record of 148 penalty points for the Springboks
Boks 15-10 Wallabies 77m 3 minutes are a long time for Boks to hold on & Aussies to score…as Nick Phipps replaces Will Genia
Boks 15-10 Wallabies 78m Aussies attack into midfield but Boks steal possession again in the maul...
Boks 15-10 Wallabies 79m Bok scrum just inside halfway & Aussie front row is pinged; penalty to Boks
Boks 15-10 Wallabies 79m Steyn has a free kick & he could just take his time, but...
Boks 18-10 Wallabies 79m ...Steyn has other ideas and drops his second successful goal!
Boks 18-10 Wallabies 80m So now is the time to run the seconds down; time for Bok lineout before siren goes...
Boks 18-10 Wallabies 80+1m ... & just as it does, Hougaard kicks the ball into touch for the win.
15 Pat Lambie 14 Bryan Habana 13 Jesse Kriel 12 Juan de Jongh 11 Francois Hougaard 10 Morné Steyn 9 Rudy Paige 8 Warren Whiteley 7 Oupa Mohoje 6 Francois Louw 5 Pieter-Steph du Toit 4 Eben Etzebeth 3 Vincent Koch 2 ADRIAAN STRAUSS (C) 1 Tendai Mtawarira BENCH: 16 Bongi Mbonambi 17 Steven Kitshoff 18 Julian Redelinghuys 19 Lood de Jager 20 Willem Alberts 21 Jaco Kriel 22 Lionel Mapoe 23 Willie le Roux
SCORERS P: Steyn (4) DG: Steyn (2)
15 Israel Folau 14 Dane Haylett-Petty 13 Samu Kerevi 12 Bernard Foley 11 Reece Hodge 10 Quade Cooper 9 Will Genia 8 Sean McMahon 7 Michael Hooper 6 Dean Mumm 5 Adam Coleman 4 Rob Simmons 3 Sekope Kepu 2 STEPHEN MOORE (C) 1 Scott Sio BENCH: 16 James Hanson 17 James Slipper 18 Tom Robertson 19 Kane Douglas 20 Scott Fardy 21 Nick Phipps 22 Tevita Kuridrani 23 Sefanaia Naivalu*
SCORERS T: Sio C: Foley P: Foley Folau
Referee: Wayne Barnes Asst. Referees: John Lacey, George Clancy TMO: Jim Yuille
Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires - 01 October 2016
KO: 19:10 HT: 3-29
HEAD TO HEAD
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE…
Pumas v All Blacks Half an hour til KO in Buenos Aires....
Pumas v All Blacks Weirdest anthem rendition from a chap with a guitar for the Pumas...& obviously lots of tears
Pumas v All Blacks KO almost imminent once the shouting's done...
Pumas v All Blacks Jaco Peyper's the referee today; here's hoping the Pumas bring a mean game today
Pumas 0-0 All Blacks 1m We have KO & Pumas clear ABs back & ball to touch for ABs lineout outside 22
Pumas 0-0 All Blacks 2m Pablo Matera pinged for off feet in first ruck; Beauden Barrett tees up just outside 22
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 3m Easy kick for Barrett & Nicolás Sánchez makes the restart for the homeside
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 4m ABs are quickly up to the Pumas 22 but get pushed right back up to the midfield
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 5m Pumas hits already coming in hard, & ABs ball is being slowed by homeside who win penalty
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 5m Pumas defensive scrum on the 10m is solid & Sánchez thumps it to Ben Smith on his 22
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 6m ABs send it back but are right back at 22 shortly...
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 7m ABs penalty & they charge to the Pumas 22 but it's promptly stolen for another scrum on 22
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 8m Pumas retain possession but don't get far til Liam Squire infringes & hands over penalty
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 9m Sánchez clears to midfield for Pumas halfway lineout which is good
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 9m ABs kicking far more while Pumas are running ball where they can
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 10m From being trapped in own 22, Puma penalty & quick ball allows them to catch ABs unawares
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 11m There's no one back in ABs 22 so Pumas set up setpiece way deep in All Black territory
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 12m Result is a Pumas attacking scrum on ABs 22 & retain the ball but passing isn't v sharp
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 13m However, ABs haven't managed to push them back v far from 22, but knock on saves them
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 14m ABs have defensive lineout on their 22; it's kicked high & Ramiro Moyano runs it into touch
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 15m Obviously it's an ABs throw in but Israel Dagg getting unnecessarily feisty
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 16m Pumas dismiss ABs attacking position by securing a lineout on far touch back on halfway
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 17m Appalling call from Peyper after TJ Perenara rips ball out & back & Agustín Creevy is off
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 17m Clearly Pumas ball at ABs 22 but Peyper decides to give the ABs the scrum - ridiculous
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 18m ABs don't have it too easy at the scrum & after more immense work from Creevy...
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 19m ...Pumas have the lineout on halfway following Creevy's break; time off
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 20m Blood check for Dane Coles before play resumes; ball stolen both ways before...
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 20m ...Matías Alemanno is down after stealing possession from ABs - another time off
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 21m Fantastic to see Pumas have come on so far & taking the game to the All Blacks
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 22m ABs make some ground & are up near the Pumas 22 as whistle goes for penalty
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 23m It's an eyes shut three pointer for ABs, but captain Kieran Read says no & opts for scrum
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 24m Scrum attempted...has to be reset...finally gets going with ABs firmly in Pumas 22
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 26m Sánchez stops a try-scoring threat but is caught offside; 5m scrum for ABs...
Pumas 0-3 All Blacks 27m The defence from the Pumas is immense with ABs all over their tryline - forced to recycle
Pumas 0-8 All Blacks 28m It's Anton Lienert-Brown who finds the gap & slams over tryline next to uprights for the try
Pumas 0-10 All Blacks 29m A quick conversion for Barrett from in front of posts
Pumas 0-10 All Blacks 30m Pumas take advantage from restart as ABs caught napping; Ben Smith thumps it from 22...
Pumas 0-10 All Blacks 31m ...but it goes way too long past the dead ball area so we're back for scrum at ABs 22
Pumas 0-10 All Blacks 32m So play returns 3/4 of way back down pitch & it's not awful for the visitors
Pumas 0-10 All Blacks 32m Perenara is pinged promptly & Sánchez tees up from outside the 22 in hope of 1st points
Pumas 3-10 All Blacks 33m Sánchez's kicking is bang on, unsurprisingly, and Pumas are finally on the board
Pumas 3-10 All Blacks 34m However, from restart, it all goes the way of the ABs & Dagg almost gets down in corner
Pumas 3-10 All Blacks 34m Does look like he's in touch & TMO concurs; Pumas defensive 5m lineout to come
Pumas 3-15 All Blacks 35m ABs steal it & good work between the centres for Ryan Crotty finds the whitewash fast
Pumas 3-17 All Blacks 36m Barrett adds the extras, & it looks like the ABs have got that taste of blood...
Pumas 3-17 All Blacks 37m We're already at that place where Pumas are a tad lost while ABs are running rings
Pumas 3-22 All Blacks 38m ABs make it look so easy as Pumas flounder while quick hands get Dane Coles over tryline
Pumas 3-24 All Blacks 39m The conversion comes from Barrett, but the All Blacks aren't done yet despite HT looming
Pumas 3-24 All Blacks 40m Sánchez kicks restart deeper in 22 this time to Perenara> Barrett> Crotty> Ben Smith...
Pumas 3-29 All Blacks 40m ...offloads to Perenara who's caught up at Pumas 10m & he sprints to score on HT siren
Pumas 3-29 All Blacks 40+1m Barrett misses conversion, but that's OK at 3-29! No doubt Pumas could do with a break
Pumas 3-29 All Blacks HT P: Sánchez | T: Lienert-Brown, Crotty, Coles, Perenara C: Barrett (3) P: Barrett
Pumas 3-29 All Blacks 40m Sánchez kicks off 2nd half, Pumas hopefully having deleted last 10 minutes from memory
Pumas 3-29 All Blacks 41m Pumas lineout on the ABs 22 & keep it close til Perenara rips it away, again...
Pumas 3-29 All Blacks 42m Pumas not lying down tho & they run it back & are almost at 22 again...but a knock on
Pumas 3-29 All Blacks 42m Time off as Peyper is fiddled with by techie chap before ABs defensive scrum
Pumas 3-29 All Blacks 42m ABs have a good scrum & trundle over halfway into Pumas territory on the attack
Pumas 3-29 All Blacks 43m Pumas manage to steal the ball but that's swiftly followed by a knock on & ABs have 10m scrum
Pumas 3-34 All Blacks 44m A good scrum & a little feign by Lienert-Brown allows Ben Smith to sprint over the tryline
Pumas 3-36 All Blacks 46m Barrett adds the extras but Santiago Cordero is down; injury cart is sent on
Pumas 3-36 All Blacks 47m Play resumes after Cordero bounces back & stays on...but ABs changes happening
Pumas 3-36 All Blacks 48m Sam Whitelock replaces Brodie Retallick...
Pumas 3-36 All Blacks 49m Julian Montoya for Creevy while Damian McKenzie makes ABs debut for Crotty
Pumas 3-36 All Blacks 50m Pumas desperately trying to figure a way around the ABs style of attack...
Pumas 3-36 All Blacks 51m ...& eventually they do as the Pumas are all over the ABs tryline & look to have scored
Pumas 3-36 All Blacks 51m Ref heads to TMO who also has to check Joe Moody's swinging arm on Sánchez under posts
Pumas 3-36 All Blacks 52m Pumas already have penalty coming in front of posts; replay shows Moody offside smacking 10
Pumas 3-36 All Blacks 53m Moody sent to bin for 10 while Pumas set up scrum in front of posts..ABs quickly offside
Pumas 3-36 All Blacks 54m Ref signals for scrum in same place after penalty called; advantage called immediately
Pumas 3-36 All Blacks 55m Yet again ABs infringe; Crotty guilty this time - back for 3rd scrum under posts...
Pumas 3-36 All Blacks 56m Tomás Cubelli replaces captain Martín Landajo & a PT will come soon no doubt...
Pumas 8-36 All Blacks 56m But that's not required as brute force allows Facundo Isa scores his first Pumas try
Pumas 10-36 All Blacks 57m Sánchez adds the extras & the Pumas have the bit between their teeth now...
Pumas 10-36 All Blacks 58m Yet again the ABs are offside & Pumas are deep in their 22...
Pumas 10-36 All Blacks 59m Leonardo Senatore replaces Alemanno as the Pumas continue to attack the tryline
Pumas 10-36 All Blacks 60m Pumas are at posts again & Sánchez is attacked again; Peyper calls penalty for Pumas
Pumas 10-36 All Blacks 61m Peyper has no comms; TMO checks tackle on Sánchez - only dangerous enough for penalty
Pumas 10-36 All Blacks 62m Pumas scrum again in front of posts; ABs still a man down; scrum goes down...
Pumas 10-36 All Blacks 62m Before reset, Enrique Pieretto for Herrera & Ofa Tu'ungafasi for Franks
Pumas 10-36 All Blacks 63m Peyper gets his comms fixed & finally we can get on with match again
Pumas 10-36 All Blacks 64m ABs are infringing all over the place all over again; penalty to Pumas & same scrum
Pumas 10-36 All Blacks 64m Peyper's had enough of the ABs lack of discipline & Liam Squire gets packed off to bin
Pumas 10-36 All Blacks 65m Juan Manuel Leguizamón on for Matera; Pumas go for scrum again, this time wide of posts
Pumas 10-36 All Blacks 67m Pumas try to make the short couple of yards they need, but this time it doesn't work
Pumas 10-36 All Blacks 68m Finally decision goes ABs' way as get penalty & can clear Pumas from imminent danger
Pumas 10-36 All Blacks 69m ABs take play back over halfway & set up scrum on the Pumas 10m...
Pumas 10-36 All Blacks 69m Jerónimo De la Fuente replaces Sánchez & Tawera Kerr-Barlow is on for Perenara
Pumas 10-36 All Blacks 70m Codie Taylor replaces Coles while McKenzie attempts to fly over in corner
Pumas 10-36 All Blacks 71m Peyper's comms still screwed; TMO confirms no try for McKenzie; another halt in play
Pumas 10-36 All Blacks 72m Leguizamón pinged for neck tackle same as Moody was almost at Pumas tryline
Pumas 10-36 All Blacks 74m Penalty to ABs but Pumas secure a defensive 5m scrum...they clear ABs outside 22
Pumas 10-36 All Blacks 75m Fortunes turn fast as Pumas charge up to ABs 22 & penalty from ABs not rolling away
Pumas 10-36 All Blacks 76m Elliott Dixon on for Read & Lima Sopoaga for Barrett
Pumas 15-36 All Blacks 77m Meanwhile, McKenzie misses tackle & Joaquín Tuculet flies over in the corner to score
Pumas 17-36 All Blacks 78m Santiago González Iglesias takes the conversion almost from touchline to add extras
Pumas 17-36 All Blacks 78m Santiago González Iglesias takes the conversion almost from touchline to add extras
Pumas 17-36 All Blacks 78m Matías Orlando has replaced Moyano as both sides battle for possession hard
Pumas 17-36 All Blacks 79m Clock hasn't actually been stopped on screen but Isa is injured & has to be helped off
Pumas 17-36 All Blacks 80m Pumas bench is empty but have scrum on halfway & handed free kick...any more juice in tank?
Pumas 17-36 All Blacks 80+1m Siren's long gone; Pumas are back up in ABs 22 & whistle goes again for TMO check
Pumas 17-36 All Blacks 80+2m ABs pinged for no arm off ball charge on Leguizamón; penalty Pumas & opt for scrum
Pumas 17-36 All Blacks 80+3m But Pumas only have 7 in scrum as no one left; scrum reset. Pumas win it & Iglesias...
Pumas 17-36 All Blacks 80+3m ...almost makes it but feet in touch (& poor sod gets kick in face too) as FT whistle goes
15 Joaquín Tuculet 14 Santiago Cordero 13 Matías Moroni 12 Santiago González Iglesias 11 Ramiro Moyano 10 Nicolás Sánchez 9 MARTÍN LANDAJO (C) 8 Facundo Isa 7 Javier Ortega Desio 6 Pablo Matera 5 Matías Alemanno 4 Guido Petti 3 Ramiro Herrera 2 Agustín Creevy 1 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro BENCH: 16 Julian Montoya 17 Lucas Noguera 18 Enrique Pieretto 19 Juan Manuel Leguizamón 20 Leonardo Senatore 21 Tomás Cubelli 22 Jerónimo De la Fuente 23 Matías Orlando
SCORERS T: Isa, Tuculet C: Sánchez, González Iglesias P: Sánchez
15 Ben Smith 14 Israel Dagg 13 Anton Lienert-Brown 12 Ryan Crotty 11 Julian Savea 10 Beauden Barrett 9 TJ Perenara 8 Kieran Read 7 ARDIE SAVEA (C) 6 Liam Squire 5 Brodie Retallick 4 Patrick Tuipulotu 3 Owen Franks 2 Dane Coles 1 Joe Moody BENCH: 16 Codie Taylor 17 Wyatt Crockett 18 Ofa Tu'ungafasi 19 Samuel Whitelock 20 Elliot Dixon 21 Tawera Kerr-Barlow 22 Lima Sopoaga 23 Damian McKenzie*
SCORERS T: Lienert-Brown, Crotty, Coles, Perenara, Smith C: Barrett (4) P: Barrett Moody, Squire
Referee: Jaco Peyper Asst. Referees: Stuart Berry, Marius van der Westhuizen TMO: Johan Greeff
Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban - 08 October 2016
KO: 17:05 HT: 9-12
HEAD TO HEAD
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE…
Boks v All Blacks Ellis Park is rocking this afternoon...or the Emirates Airline as it's called for now...
Boks v All Blacks The New Zealand anthem is up first....
Boks v All Blacks The passion of the Bok anthem at home in front of a capacity crowd is awesome!
Boks v All Blacks Not there yet tho...there's still the Haka to come yet before KO
Boks v All Blacks Jérôme Garcès holds the power in this match in the 2nd & middle week of the Championship
Boks v All Blacks Oh...it's the Kapa o Pango haka today. Oh well...
Boks 0-0 All Blacks 1m Finally we have KO & 1st penalty to ABs for Boks not releasing from start
Boks 0-0 All Blacks 2m ABs run it; Boks win defensive lineout & Garcès completely ignores Tony Woodcock offside
Boks 0-0 All Blacks 3m Garcès wrongly pings Boks at breakdown & penalty to Lima Sopoaga to kick...
Boks 0-3 All Blacks 4m Sopoaga opens scoring & it'll be a poor game if Garcès doesn't bother reffing
Boks 0-3 All Blacks 5m Dane Cole tackles Eben Etzebeth lifting & dumping him over his shoulder - no penalty;
Boks 0-3 All Blacks 7m ABs have defensive scrum but Boks take full advantage from clear & attack
Boks 0-3 All Blacks 9m Heinrich Brüssow & Francois Louw make some ground but offload not to plan; ABs ball
Boks 5-3 All Blacks 10m Bismarck du Plessis kills Read's ball; Jesse Kriel breaks & Willie le Roux scores
Boks 7-3 All Blacks 11m le Roux's excellent try is perfectly converted by Handré Pollard
Boks 7-3 All Blacks 13m ABs all about the attack but Bok defence is just shutting them down even in own 22
Boks 7-3 All Blacks 16m Etzebeth gifts penalty & ABs attacking scrum in 22; win another but Conrad Smith knock on
Boks 7-3 All Blacks 18m Huge defensive scrum from Boks; ABs pinged & captain Schalk Burger makes ground
Boks 7-3 All Blacks 20m Hits from Boks are massive! ABs are gonna hurt 2moro. Messam pinged for high tackle
Boks 10-3 All Blacks 21m Pollard punishes ABs with 3 more points; Boks shutting down ABs fast & wide plan
Boks 10-3 All Blacks 23m Whilst ABs rethink, Boks get pinged in midfield & clear for lineout outside 22
Boks 10-3 All Blacks 25m lineout is good for ABs and secure an attacking scrum; time off for Bryan Habana injury
Boks 10-3 All Blacks 26m Play continues & scrum is static as Boks don't give an inch; ABs pinged at breakdown
Boks 10-3 All Blacks 27m Boks opt for short lineout & head over halfway; ABs come back & clear...
Boks 10-3 All Blacks 28m Immense kick from le Roux bounces just on wrong side of flag & ABs take quick throw
Boks 10-3 All Blacks 30m Possession bounces between both sides before Coles pinged for not rolling away
Boks 10-3 All Blacks 32m Penalty is within Pollard's range but it falls just short
Boks 10-3 All Blacks 33m ABs respond with gaining some serious ground to just outside & Boks pinged at breakdown
Boks 10-3 All Blacks 33m ABs respond by gaining some serious ground to just outside 22; Boks pinged at breakdown
Boks 10-3 All Blacks 34m But from such an easy position, Sopoaga manages to pull it way wide
Boks 10-3 All Blacks 36m Boks are the ones winning at the breakdown, & their defence is just shutting ABs down
Boks 10-3 All Blacks 37m Boks escape own 22 to midfield before Damian de Allende flicks aside all defence...
Boks 10-3 All Blacks 38m Boks into ABs 22 but a superb steal allows Sopoaga to break from Ma'a Nonu pass...
Boks 10-8 All Blacks 39m ...& in inimitable style Ben Smith catches high ball & saunters over T/L to score!
Boks 10-10 All Blacks 40m Sopoaga adds the extras & it's all square at HT in J'burg in a phenomenal match
Boks 10-10 All Blacks HT T: le Roux C: Pollard P: Pollard | T: Ben Smith C: Sopoaga P: Sopoaga
Boks 10-10 All Blacks 41m Koch/Whiteley for Jannie du Plessis/Louw | Sam Whitelock for Broadhurst
Boks 10-10 All Blacks 42m Patrick Lambie had replaced Pollard just before HT but returned
Boks 10-10 All Blacks 43m Boks run frighteningly close to scoring again but Piutau saves the day & clears
Boks 15-10 All Blacks 46m But you can't keep Bok down & from halfway Pollard offloads to Kriel who powers to T/L
Boks 17-15 All Blacks 48m Pollard converts but it's not long til Cole slinks thru to score thanks to Fekitoa
Boks 17-17 All Blacks 50m Sopoaga converts & these two world class sides are matching each other toe to toe
Boks 17-17 All Blacks 52m The Tier 1 sides will be analysing the Boks awfully closely in prep for RWC2015!
Boks 17-17 All Blacks 53m Meanwhile the Boks have crept into the ABs 22 & Sam W gifts penalty at breakdown
Boks 17-17 All Blacks 54m From lineout, Boks bundle over the line & Garcès goes to TMO to confirm grounding
Boks 17-17 All Blacks 54m From 1st 3 replays looks like try but TMO Hughes says no try
Boks 17-17 All Blacks 56m Boks 5m attacking scrum is good & they have penalty coming for ABs offside already
Boks 20-17 All Blacks 57m Penalty called & Pollard takes the 3 points to put Boks back in front
Boks 20-17 All Blacks 58m From almost back in own half le Roux makes a hell of a break before chip ahead...
Boks 20-17 All Blacks 58m Ball passes thru ABs hands but it's still for Boks who make it into 22...
Boks 20-17 All Blacks 59m Boks just short by 2m a few times & ball getting slowed from breakdown until...
Boks 20-17 All Blacks 60m ...Sam W finally YC'd for repeated offence of interfering illegally; Bok 5m scrum
Boks 20-17 All Blacks 61m A minute's time off first for Vincent Koch; penalty Boks so scrum again...
Boks 20-17 All Blacks 62m Oh so close but ball is spilled & it's ABs defensive scrum; time off
Boks 20-17 All Blacks 63m Koch replaced by Trevor Nyakane before scrum set; ABs opt for uncontested scrum!
Boks 20-17 All Blacks 63m That's poor from ABs in their decision; Boks should've challenged that
Boks 20-17 All Blacks 64m ABs win lineout outside 22; Habana pinged as Aaron Smith's head meets his boot
Boks 20-17 All Blacks 65m Sopoaga misses another easy shot at uprights to equalise from the 22!
Boks 20-17 All Blacks Meanwhile, Lambie & van der Merwe on for le Roux & de Jager
Boks 20-17 All Blacks Perenara/Taylor/Vito/Ben Franks/Barrett/Crockett/Fekitoa for Aaron Smith/Coles/Owen Franks/Dagg/Woodcock/Nonu
Boks 20-17 All Blacks 68m It was Boks who called for uncontested scrums not ABs coz of Nyakane
Boks 20-17 All Blacks 71m Fekitoa makes a hell of a break but ends with little; ABs into Bok 22 with adv
Boks 20-17 All Blacks 73m Eventually Boks give & ABs back for penalty; ABs kick to corner for 5m lineout
Boks 20-22 All Blacks 74m A perfect lineout for ABs & Richie McCaw takes the ball & hurls himself over T/L
Boks 20-24 All Blacks 75m Sopoaga may be missing easy kicks but an acute angle from touchline is no problem
Boks 20-24 All Blacks 76m Boks have just 4 minutes to make magic while ABs have the scrum...
Boks 20-24 All Blacks 77m Bok opportunity to get out from own half but fluff it; ABs attacking scrum on 22
Boks 20-24 All Blacks 78m Strauss, Reinach & Mapoe for Mtawarira, Pienaar & Kriel while ABs take their time
Boks 20-24 All Blacks 79m Boks pinged once more & Sopoaga tees up to put final nail in coffin...
Boks 20-27 All Blacks 80m Sopoaga bangs over final kick & only the Wallabies can stop ABs from taking title
15 Pat Lambie 14 Francois Hougaard 13 Juan de Jongh 12 Damian de Allende 11 Bryan Habana 10 Morné Steyn 9 Faf de Klerk 8 Warren Whiteley 7 Oupa Mohoje 6 Francois Louw 5 Pieter-Steph du Toit 4 Eben Etzebeth 3 Vincent Koch 2 ADRIAAN STRAUSS (C) 1 Tendai Mtawarira BENCH: 16 Bongi Mbonambi 17 Steven Kitshoff 18 Julian Redelinghuys 19 Lood de Jager 20 Willem Alberts 21 Jaco Kriel 22 Lionel Mapoe 23 Willie le Roux
SCORERS P: Steyn (5) de Jager
15 Ben Smith 14 Israel Dagg 13 Anton Lienert-Brown 12 Ryan Crotty 11 Waisake Naholo 10 Beauden Barrett 9 TJ Perenara 8 KIERAN READ (C) 7 Matt Todd 6 Jerome Kaino 5 Samuel Whitelock 4 Brodie Retallick 3 Owen Franks 2 Dane Coles 1 Joe Moody BENCH: 16 Codie Taylor 17 Wyatt Crockett 18 Charlie Faumuina 19 Liam Squire 20 Ardie Savea 21 Tawera Kerr-Barlow 22 Lima Sopoaga 23 George Moala
SCORERS T: Dagg (2), Perenara (2), Barrett (2), Taylor, Smith, Squire C: Barrett (3), Sopoaga (3) Taylor
Referee: Jérôme Garcès Asst. Referees: John Lacey, George Clancy TMO: Jim Yuille
Twickenham, London - 08 October 2016
KO: 19:30 HT: 8-18
HEAD TO HEAD
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE…
Pumas v Wallabies The teams are heading out in Mendoza for this 2nd match of the day...
Pumas v Wallabies Australia Fair's turn to be sung before the military-like Argentinean anthem
Pumas v Wallabies Formalities are out of the way & Jaco Peyper about to blow for KO
Pumas 0-0 Wallabies 2m Aussies have first dibs at the scrum early in the game which has to be reset...
Pumas 0-0 Wallabies 3m There's so much faffing that this could be a v long match...
Pumas 0-0 Wallabies 5m Finally there's movement & Aussies deep in Pumas' 22 trying to find a gap
Pumas 0-0 Wallabies 5m Aussies in tasting distance of tryline before Tevita Kuridrani pulled down short
Pumas 0-0 Wallabies 6m Aussies head to touchline for 2nd time for another lineout at the 22; Pumas defence holds well
Pumas 0-0 Wallabies 8m Oh it's far too early for fisticuffs but Izzy Folau tackles player in air - no YC tho!
Pumas 0-0 Wallabies 10m Sadly this match lacks the pace & verve of the earlier one from J'burg
Pumas 0-0 Wallabies 12m You wouldn't know Aussies have had c.90% possession & territory...
Pumas 0-0 Wallabies 14m Nicolás Sánchez attempts a drop goal now that phases are coming together...but goes awry
Pumas 0-0 Wallabies 16m But it's not long before Aussies back at Pumas' 22 & pressing; Pumas turn it over...
Pumas 0-5 Wallabies 17m Aussies wrestle ball back & it's Joe Tomane who finds the whitewash to open scoring
Pumas 0-5 Wallabies 18m Bernard Foley begins with failure tho - no conversion...
Pumas 0-5 Wallabies 20m Pumas restarts are a tad shocking, & Aussies are in for the attack again with lineout
Pumas 0-5 Wallabies 22m Ref's not doing well with controlling emotions after Aussies win penalty for high tackle
Pumas 0-5 Wallabies 23m Penalty reversed for Will Skelton grabbing Martín Landajo round the neck
Pumas 0-5 Wallabies 25m Pumas make some ground after fighting way out of own half...
Pumas 0-5 Wallabies 27m Pumas lineout on Aussie 10m but possession ends up with Quade Cooper (replaced Toomua)
Pumas 0-5 Wallabies 29m Aussies carry back over halfway but drop ball & Pumas charge it back into Aussie territory
Pumas 3-5 Wallabies 30m Aussie penalty county rises to 5, pinged for not releasing & Sanchez kicks over 3 points
Pumas 3-5 Wallabies 32m Folau wins high ball & Aussies make yards & win penalty for Pumas offside, but...
Pumas 3-5 Wallabies 33m ...Foley maintains a 100% failure record kicking from 22 10m in from touch
Pumas 3-5 Wallabies 35m Aussie possession/territory drops to high 60s but still mostly their way...
Pumas 3-5 Wallabies 37m Aussies up to the Pumas 22 & Skelton makes ground but Nick Phipps spills it
Pumas 3-5 Wallabies 38m Pumas try & escape their 22 but also manage to k/o; advantage over so penalty G&G
Pumas 3-8 Wallabies 39m Nigh on impossible for Foley to miss this one - & he doesn't.
Pumas 6-8 Wallabies 40m But isolated Scott Fardy from restart coughs up a penalty & Sanchez cancels out last 3pts
Pumas 6-8 Wallabies 40m Meanwhile Scott Sio replaces James Slipper just before HT whistle
Pumas 6-8 Wallabies HT P: Sánchez (2) | T: Tomane P: Foley
Pumas 6-8 Wallabies 41m Play resumes & Pumas have possession from KO but Aussie turnover in Pumas' 22
Pumas 6-8 Wallabies 42m Aussies just 3m out & whistle goes; ref has word with Agustín Creevy & it's penalty G&G
Pumas 6-11 Wallabies 43m A horrid kick but nigh on impossible to miss from right in front of posts for Foley
Pumas 6-11 Wallabies 44m Something really should be done about the incessant noise, whistles & jeering at kickers
Pumas 6-11 Wallabies 45m Aussies in good attacking position in 22 but shocking pass from Cooper; opportunity gone
Pumas 6-11 Wallabies 46m Pumas lineout & defensive scrum almost at 22...
Pumas 6-11 Wallabies 47m Good scrum from homeside who shove G&G backward & land up outside their 22
Pumas 6-11 Wallabies 48m Ref Peyper appears to be sauntering round pitch too much, til he gets bulldozed over!
Pumas 6-11 Wallabies 48m Good hands from Pumas but pinged at breakdown as David Pocock turns ball over
Pumas 6-11 Wallabies 49m Back to midfield til Pocock makes smart break but Juan Imhoff bundles him into touch
Pumas 6-11 Wallabies 50m Pumas clear is hindered & Pocock pinged for not being 10m back; marched back
Pumas 6-11 Wallabies 52m Michael Hooper replaces Ben McCalman; Juan Pablo Socino makes the break but...
Pumas 6-14 Wallabies 53m ...Pumas pinged at breakdown again & Foley continues to improve his strike rate up to 60%
Pumas 6-14 Wallabies 54m Meanwhile Dean Mumm returns in Green & Gold shirt for 1st time since 2010 for Fardy
Pumas 6-14 Wallabies 56m Sekope on for Greg Holmes; Tetaz Chaparro & González Amorosino for Herrera & Camacho
Pumas 9-14 Wallabies 58m G&G hands in ruck gift Pumas a penalty for Sanchez to knock over
Pumas 9-19 Wallabies 60m Despite a glaring forward pass from Hooper, Mumm makes quite a stir scoring 2nd test try
Pumas 9-19 Wallabies 60m No doubt on Mumm's grounding but Peyper & assts all blind to forward pass; should be no try
Pumas 9-19 Wallabies 61m No surprise that Foley misses the conversion either. Consistency in reffing must improve
Pumas 9-19 Wallabies 63m Tomás Cubelli replaces Landajo while Aussie discipline lets them down again
Pumas 9-19 Wallabies 65m Leonardo Senatore on for Imhoff at No8 & tho in possession, Pumas still in own half...
Pumas 9-19 Wallabies 66m A clear one way then back; Pumas steal it then Cooper coat hangers Puma for YC. Foolish
Pumas 9-19 Wallabies 67m Pumas have all the momentum deep in G&G territory but get turned over!
Pumas 9-19 Wallabies 68m G&G clear & Puma quick throw in but now asst ref has woken up to notice foot in touch
Pumas 9-22 Wallabies 69m Penalty to G&G & somehow miraculously ball curves into uprights from out wide
Pumas 9-22 Wallabies 70m Alemanno, Díaz & González Iglesias for Lavanini, Ayerza & Sanchez; Polota-Nau for Moore
Pumas 9-22 Wallabies 72m Good scrum for G&G who win penalty & set up 10m lineout but Carizza steals it & makes ground
Pumas 9-22 Wallabies 74m Iglesias Valdez for Creevy; Beale (50th cap) & White for Cooper & Phipps
Pumas 9-22 Wallabies 76m Meanwhile the G&G are finding their feet, remaining calm, & slowly making ground...
Pumas 9-27 Wallabies 77m Kuridrani finds the whitewash to secure a 3rd try for visitors with a bit of style
Pumas 9-29 Wallabies 78m OMG Foley converts! (OK was in front of posts...)
Pumas 9-34 Wallabies 79m G&G need 4th to compete with ABs...& Adam Ashley-Cooper pounces over tryline to secure it!
Pumas 9-34 Wallabies 80m Now don't hold your breath...Foley teeing up but nowhere near in front of uprights...
Pumas 9-34 Wallabies 80m And of course it's nowhere close. But no matter; bonus point in bag for G&G
15 Joaquín Tuculet 14 Matías Moroni 13 Matías Orlando 12 Jerónimo De la Fuente 11 Ramiro Moyano 10 Santiago González Iglesias 9 Martín Landajo 8 Leonardo Senatore 7 Javier Ortega Desio 6 Pablo Matera 5 Matías Alemanno 4 Guido Petti 3 Ramiro Herrera 2 AGUSTÍN CREEVY (C) 1 Lucas Noguera BENCH: 16 Julian Montoya 17 Santiago García Botta 18 Enrique Pieretto 19 Marcos Kremer 20 Tomás Cubelli 21 Juan Manuel Leguizamón 22 Gabriel Ascarate 23 Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino
SCORERS T: Alemanno, de la Fuente C: González Iglesias P: González Iglesias (3)
15 Israel Folau 14 Dane Haylett-Petty 13 Samu Kerevi 12 Bernard Foley 11 Reece Hodge 10 Quade Cooper 9 Will Genia 1 Scott Sio 2 STEPHEN MOORE (C) 3 Sekope Kepu 4 Rory Arnold 5 Adam Coleman 6 Dean Mumm 7 Michael Hooper 8 Lopeti Timani BENCH: 16 James Hanson 17 Tom Robertson 18 Allan Ala’alatoa 19 Kane Douglas 20 Scott Fardy 21 Leroy Houston* 22 Nick Phipps 23 Tevita Kuridrani
SCORERS T: Coleman, Kerevi (2), Mumm C: Foley (2) P: Foley (3) Hooper, Coleman
Referee: Mathieu Raynal Asst. Referees: JP Doyle, Matt Carley TMO: Rowan Kitt
NEW ZEALAND 37 - 10 AUSTRALIA
Eden Park, Auckland - 22 October 2016
KO: 19:35 HT: 15-7
HEAD TO HEAD
HOW IT HAPPENED MINUTE BY MINUTE…
All Blacks v Wallabies Not long til KO at Eden Park but first a tribute to All Black Wally Argus who passed away at 95 & anthems
All Blacks 0-0 Wallabies Nigel Owens is ref today - that should provide some sanity. Haka went on for an age...
All Blacks 0-0 Wallabies 0m If we could get started today, Bernard Foley will KO...
All Blacks 0-0 Wallabies 1m Ryan Crotty takes it in & Ben Smith kicks it out for an Aussie lineout first up
All Blacks 0-0 Wallabies 2m That goes well enough but Aussies pinged for not releasing in first attack on 22
All Blacks 0-0 Wallabies 3m ABs clear & Aussies come back quickly & Dean Mumm & Sam Whitelock draw handbags
All Blacks 0-0 Wallabies 4m Nothing serious & Aussies have first chance at points so Foley tees up...
All Blacks 0-0 Wallabies 5m ...but he pushes it just wide so there's no score
All Blacks 5-0 Wallabies 6m ABs reply with Ben Smith opening up the space for Israel Dagg to fly over already
All Blacks 5-0 Wallabies 7m Beauden Barrett can't add the extras, but the ABs are off already; expect a cricket score
All Blacks 5-0 Wallabies 9m Defensive ABs scrum from restart & Scott Sio pinged in front row for collapsing
All Blacks 5-0 Wallabies 10m Barrett clears for attacking lineout & Aussies think they can intercept at own 22...
All Blacks 10-0 Wallabies 11m ...but they don't & Anton Lienert-Brown takes full advantage to fly over in corner
All Blacks 10-0 Wallabies 12m Barrett misses this conversion too
All Blacks 10-0 Wallabies 14m Brodie Retallick gives up penalty which is kicked for 22 attacking lineout
All Blacks 10-0 Wallabies 15m The lineout was fine, but black wall came up fast & turnover thanks to Jerome Kaino
All Blacks 10-0 Wallabies 16m From in the ABs 22, Aussies lose possession & ABs push back hard...
All Blacks 10-0 Wallabies 17m Gets a tad fraught at the breakdown & Aussies fall foul of Nige's whistle...
All Blacks 10-0 Wallabies 18m ABs defensive lineout on 10m after Nige tells both captains to have words
All Blacks 10-0 Wallabies 19m Mumm steals possession at ensuing breakdown under collapsed ABs maul; Aussie scrum
All Blacks 10-0 Wallabies 20m ABs pinged for collapsing the scrum & Aussies have another attacking lineout
All Blacks 10-0 Wallabies 21m Good work as visitors attack & Samu Kerevi dances but Savea drags him to touch
All Blacks 10-0 Wallabies 22m ABs set up defensive scrum in their 22 & TJ Perenara clears it to 10m...
All Blacks 10-0 Wallabies 23m Aussies hit back hard but Kerevi made redundant & ABs force play back over halfway
All Blacks 10-0 Wallabies 24m Kerevi's been broken by ABs and is replaced by Sefa Naivalu before scrum on 10m
All Blacks 10-0 Wallabies 26m Third reset as neither side can hook the ball for locked scrum
All Blacks 10-0 Wallabies 27m Onto fourth attempt still with Aussie put in & finally they come away with ball
All Blacks 10-0 Wallabies 28m Aussie battle over halfway & make progress but it's slow; Nick Phipps slips thru...
All Blacks 10-0 Wallabies 29m ...Owen Franks steals ball but not for long & Aussies break well & make ground
All Blacks 10-5 Wallabies 29m Excellent hands from Aussies & after passing thru many, Rory Arnold finds tryline
All Blacks 10-7 Wallabies 30m Foley adds the extras, & also have penalty after Reid slapped for foul play
All Blacks 10-7 Wallabies 31m Unusual call but Kieran Read had been warned then infringed himself
All Blacks 10-7 Wallabies 31m Reece Hodge tees up from halfway; has distance but not accuracy by a fraction
All Blacks 10-7 Wallabies 32m Restart with ABs after they are let off from that kick that could've equalised
All Blacks 10-7 Wallabies 32m Scrum on the Aussie 22 but time off; ABs just not having it their way at all
All Blacks 10-7 Wallabies 33m Defensive scrum's fine but Phipps clear charged down fast as Perenara pounces
All Blacks 15-7 Wallabies 34m The pounce is 5m out & Perenara slams down that try unhindered for the score
All Blacks 15-7 Wallabies 35m However, Barrett maintains his 100% record of not converting anything at all
All Blacks 15-7 Wallabies 36m Every time the ABs get a sniff of the Aussie 22, they come away with a try
All Blacks 15-7 Wallabies 37m Aussies on the defensive again already & pinged for rushing up too fast...
All Blacks 15-7 Wallabies 37m ...but Whitelock warned too by ref Nige; ABs attacking lineout
All Blacks 15-7 Wallabies 38m The Aussies do good at the next breakdown & turnover possession & win penalty
All Blacks 15-7 Wallabies 39m A delightful kick & Aussies are back over halfway & firmly on the attack...
All Blacks 15-7 Wallabies 40m ...they get turned in ABs 22 & homeside escape danger zone but Savea knock on; HT
All Blacks 15-7 Wallabies HT T: Dagg, Lienert-Brown, Perenara | T: Arnold C: Foley
All Blacks 15-7 Wallabies HT 73/67% Aussie territory/possession - they just aren't finishing their chances
All Blacks 15-7 Wallabies 41m A strong start for the Aussies after HT as they steadily work up to ABs 22
All Blacks 15-7 Wallabies 42m Sekope Kepu impressive evading numerous AB tackles; Read pinged in 22
All Blacks 15-10 Wallabies 43m Read caught for not rolling away; Foley responds with 3 points to narrow gap
All Blacks 15-10 Wallabies 44m Barrett replaced by Aaron Cruden as Aussies have defensive scrum inside 10m
All Blacks 15-10 Wallabies 45m Wallabies HT chat must have been emboldening as it's had the right effect...
All Blacks 15-15 Wallabies 45m ...as Henry Speight sprints from halfway and flies over the tryline to score
All Blacks 15-15 Wallabies 46m But Foley stopped from converting as TMO Shaun Veldsman unnecessarily interferes
All Blacks 15-15 Wallabies Utterly preposterous call claiming Haylett-Petty obstructed Savea behind Speight
All Blacks 15-10 Wallabies 46m Shocking call from Nige to agree - such nonsense. Try cancelled.
All Blacks 15-10 Wallabies 47m ABs let off & they hurtle to the other end of the field from own 22...
All Blacks 15-10 Wallabies 48m ...it's Dane Coles who trundles over the tryline with Foley all over him; TMO...
All Blacks 15-10 Wallabies 48m No knock on as suspected & no problem with Foley tackle who has legally stopped try
All Blacks 15-10 Wallabies 49m It's no try - & the Aussies are on a mission; Rob Simmons replaces Arnold
All Blacks 15-10 Wallabies 50m Aussies are fast back in ABs 22 & Kaino is a bulldozer preventing final attack
All Blacks 15-10 Wallabies 51m But an All Black offside & Foley has penalty inside the 22
All Blacks 15-10 Wallabies 52m But Foley's kick pings off & away from upright!
All Blacks 15-10 Wallabies 53m Meanwhile, Crockett, Faumuina & Squire for Moody, Franks & Kaino
All Blacks 20-10 Wallabies 54m Savea's efforts finally come good, Speight misses & Julian sprints & scores
All Blacks 22-10 Wallabies 55m With Cruden now on kicking duties, the conversion follows suit
All Blacks 22-10 Wallabies 56m But Aussies aren't disheartened and are directly back in the ABs 22
All Blacks 22-10 Wallabies 57m It's a defensive scrum for the ABs on own 22 & penalty goes to visitors
All Blacks 22-10 Wallabies 58m Aussie 22 lineout is halted by whistle & Nige resets it to go again
All Blacks 22-10 Wallabies 59m This time the Aussies secure their lineout and attack from outside the 22...
All Blacks 22-10 Wallabies 60m Izzy Folau looks certain to break away but for Dagg ankle tackle who stops it
All Blacks 22-10 Wallabies 61m ABs win back possession deep in own 22 while Pocock's replaced Timani
All Blacks 22-10 Wallabies 62m ABs defensive scrum won & cleared well; ABs scrum on Aussie 10m but time off
All Blacks 22-10 Wallabies Kerr-Barlow/Fekitoa for Perenara/Lienert-Brown | Ala'alatoa/Frisby for Kepu/Phipps
All Blacks 22-10 Wallabies 63m Good scrum for ABs & eventually a penalty comes for Cruden to kick
All Blacks 25-10 Wallabies 65m Cruden takes it from outside 22 out wide & hits it perfectly for 2 score lead
All Blacks 25-10 Wallabies 66m Fekitoa denied a certain try outrun by determined Green & Gold shirts
All Blacks 25-10 Wallabies 67m Meanwhile, Ardie Savea on for Todd & Tom Robertson for Sio
All Blacks 25-10 Wallabies 68m ABs pinned at own 22 but super rip from Crockett at breakdown & gets it to Julian S
All Blacks 30-10 Wallabies 69m Host of missed Aussie tackles (Speight!) & Julian pounces from own half to tryline
All Blacks 32-10 Wallabies 70m Cruden adds the conversion & the All Black flood gates look to have opened
All Blacks 32-10 Wallabies 72m The threat has finally arrived, & Aussies need to be on their toes to stop ABs
All Blacks 37-10 Wallabies 73m But they can't, & Coles finishes off a lightning play to score in the corner
All Blacks 37-10 Wallabies 74m It was Julian S's break Coles finished; Cruden can't find uprights to convert
All Blacks 37-10 Wallabies 76m Cooper & Hanson for Moore & Speight
All Blacks 37-10 Wallabies 77m Another opportunity for Aussies as they're all over the All Black tryline...
All Blacks 37-10 Wallabies 78m ...but the defence is fierce & the Aussies are shoved back over halfway
All Blacks 37-10 Wallabies 79m Dagg looks to have scored again in the corner but Nige halts proceedings
All Blacks 37-10 Wallabies 79m TMO Veldsman tries to insist pass wasn't forward; everyone else can see it was
All Blacks 37-10 Wallabies 79m Nige overrules the overly-officious TMO & rules rightly no try
All Blacks 37-10 Wallabies 80m Kaino comes back on for Retallick, & Speight too for Hodge before final scrum
All Blacks 37-10 Wallabies 80m Aussie scrum in own 22; Nige indicates Aussie penalty - then realises mistake
All Blacks 37-10 Wallabies 80+1m Nige reverses penalty & after a conflab, Cruden kicks to touch for FT
All Blacks 37-10 Wallabies FT Well deserved ABs win & record of 18 unbeaten matches created too
15 Ben Smith 14 Israel Dagg 13 Anton Lienert-Brown 12 Ryan Crotty 11 Julian Savea 10 Beauden Barrett 9 TJ Perenara 8 KIERAN READ (C) 7 Matt Todd 6 Jerome Kaino 5 Sam Whitelock 4 Brodie Retallick 3 Owen Franks 2 Dane Coles 1 Joe Moody BENCH: 16 Codie Taylor 17 Wyatt Crockett 18 Charlie Faumuina 19 Liam Squire 20 Ardie Savea 21 Tawera Kerr-Barlow 22 Aaron Cruden 23 Malakai Fekitoa
SCORERS T: Dagg, Lienert-Brown, Perenara, Julian Savea (2), Coles C: Cruden (2) P: Cruden
15 Israel Folau 14 Dane Haylett-Petty 13 Samu Kerevi 12 Reece Hodge 11 Henry Speight 10 Bernard Foley 9 Nick Phipps 8 Lopeti Timani 7 Michael Hooper 6 Dean Mumm 5 Adam Coleman 4 Rory Arnold 3 Sekope Kepu 2 STEPHEN MOORE (C) 1 Scott Sio BENCH: 16 James Hanson 17 Tom Robertson 18 Allan Ala’alatoa 19 Rob Simmons 20 David Pocock 21 Nick Frisby 22 Quade Cooper 23 Sefa Naivalu
SCORERS T: Arnold C: Foley P: Foley
Referee: Nigel Owens Asst. Referees: Craig Joubert, Marius van der Westhuizen TMO: Shaun Veldsman