New Zealand V Australia Live Stream
New Zealand V Australia Live Stream – The Bledisloe Cup is a rugby union competition between the national teams of Australia and New Zealand that has been competed for since the 1930s. The frequency at which the competition has been held and the number of matches played has varied, but as of 2016, it consists of an annual three-match series, with two of the matches also counting towards The Rugby Championship. New Zealand have had the most success, winning the trophy for the 44th time in 2016, while Australia have won 12 times.
The opening match was played between New Zealand and Australia at ANZ stadium in Sydney. New Zealand comprehensively beat Australia 42–8, scoring six tries to one. In the first half Ryan Crotty, Jerome Kaino, Waisake Naholo and man of the match Beauden Barrett scored tries for New Zealand, while Australia only managed a solitary penalty through Bernard Foley. Australia’s cause was not helped as they lost three backs (Matt Giteau, Rob Horne and Matt Toomua) to injury. After the break New Zealand scored two more tries with Dane Coles and Julian Savea dotting down, while Nick Phipps scored a consolation try for Australia at the end. New Zealand V Australia Live Stream.
The second round featured the same teams playing their return matches. New Zealand V Australia Live Stream. New Zealand kept Australia try-less, winning 29–9 and retaining the Bledisloe Cup for the thirteenth straight year. Despite Israel Dagg scoring two tries, Australia put in a better defensive effort and New Zealand only led 15–9 at the half time break. Julian Savea and Sam Cane scored a try each in the second half while keeping Australia scoreless.