New Zealand beat Ireland in Hamilton

The All Blacks needed a late drop goal by Dan Carter to beat Ireland last weekend and unfortunately Carter will miss today’s clash.

Match details

We are waiting for the kick-off.


0.00: Jonathon Sexton gets proceedings under way as he kicks off for Ireland at Waikato Stadium.


2.00: The All Blacks look to run the ball from half way. Sonny Bill Williams puts in a chip kick but the ball rolls into touch and Ireland will have a throw-in at a lineout inside their own 22.


5.00: The All Blacks apply pressure as they work their way inside the Irish 22. They are able to generate quick ball as they gain valuable metres and get within 5m of the line.


7.00: Sam Cane is able to get over the line and dot down for the All Blacks’ first try.


8.00: Aaron Cruden converts the try.


10.00: Ireland are penalised at the breakdown inside opposition territory. Cruden kicks for touch.


12.00: Sonny Bill Williams breaks and runs 30m to score the All Blacks’ second try.


13.00: Cruden adds the extras with a successful conversion.


15.00: Ireland are penalised inside their own half. Cruden will line up a kick at goal from 40m out.


16.00: Cruden’s kick drifts wide.


18.00: The All Blacks get within 5m of the line as they work through phases and generate quick ball. Sonny Bill Williams finds a gap and gets over the line to score his second try of the match.


19.00: Israel Dagg converts the try as Cruden is limping.


22.00: Cruden makes a solid break up the touchline for the home team. He off-loads to Ben Smith who scores for the All Blacks.


24.00: Dagg is unable to convert the try.


26.00: Ireland get within 10m of the line but are penalised. Beauden Barrett clears.


29.00: Ireland work through phases and start to build momentum as they edge towards the All Black 22.


32.00: Ireland get within 5m of the line but the New Zealand defence remains impenetrable. The All Blacks are penalised, however, and Ireland opt for a scrum.


36.00: Ireland look to run the ball from half way. The All Blacks’ defence is resolute and Ireland battle to generate quick ball.


39.00: Ireland are put under pressure inside their own territory. They clear the ball off the back of a defensive lineout deep inside their own 22, relieving the pressure as half time approaches.


40.00: The hooter sounds as the All Blacks work through phases inside Irish territory. Rob Kearney is carded for a deliberate knock-on and Barrett will line up a kick at goal.


42.00: Barrett bangs over the penalty.


The half time score was New Zealand 29 Ireland 0.


40.00: Barrett gets the second half under way as he kicks off for the All Blacks.


43.00: The home team gain momentum as they work their way inside the Irish 22. Sam Cane is able to get over the line and score another try for the All Blacks.


44.00: Barrett converts the try, extending the All Blacks’ lead.


46.00: The All Blacks are penalised at the breakdown on half way. Ireland kick for the corner.


50.00: Hosea Gear breaks 50m up the touchline to get over the line. The TMO rules he has scored the try.


55.00: The All Blacks are put un

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