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Australia and New Zealand draw in Brisbane


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Article Published: Saturday 20 October 2012


New Zealand's All Blacks have won their last 16 consecutive matches and are hoping to beat Australia, which will match their best ever record of 17 consecutive wins.

Match details

We are waiting for the kick-off.
 
0.00: Kurtley Beale gets proceedings under way as he kicks off for the home side.
 
1.00: The Wallabies work their way up inside the opposition 22, following a passage of strong phase play and several pick and drives. The All Blacks are penalised at the breakdown and Mike Harris will line up a 25m kick at goal.
 
3.00: Harris slots the kick and the Wallabies take the lead early on.
 
5.00: The Wallabies feed the first scrum of the game near half way and look to gain momentum as they work through phases inside and run the ball inside All Black territory.
 
6.00: Dan Carter will line up a 50m kick at goal after the All Blacks were awarded a penalty.
 
7.00: Carter's kick is on target.
 
8.00: Ma'a Nonu makes a strong break to cut through the home side's defence. The All Blacks get within 5m of the line after strong phase play. Aaron Smith gets over the line but loses the ball forward and the try is not awarded.
 
9.00: The All Blacks are awarded a penalty at the breakdown and Carter will have another shot at posts.
 
11.00: Carter's kick sails over, handing the All Blacks the lead.
 
16.00: The All Blacks are awarded a penalty at scrum time inside their own territory. Carter kicks for touch.
 
18.00: Mike Harris makes a strong break to get the home side up within the All Black 22. The Wallabies edge closer to the line as they string together phases and put together solid pick and drives.
 
23.00: The Wallabies gain momentum off the back of a lineout inside their own half. Hosea Gear is able to gather a lose ball, however, and the All Blacks work their way inside the opposition 22, before losing the ball forward.
 
25.00: Keven Mealamu is penalised at ruck time and the Wallabies kick for touch from half way.
 
26.00: Once again the All Blacks are penalised at the breakdown and Mike Harris will line up a kick at goal from 30m out.
 
28.00: Harris slots the kick.
 
30.00: New Zealand are penalised at the breakdown once more and Craig Joubert issues a formal warning. Harris will have a 30m attempt at goal.
 
32.00: Harris' kick is on target.
 
33.00: The Wallabies are penalised at the breakdown inside their own half. Carter will line up a 25m kick at posts.
 
34.00: Carter misses the kick.
 
36.00: The All Blacks put in a monster scrum and earn a free kick. They opt for another scrum.
 
37.00: The Wallabies earn a penalty inside their own 22 after the visitors were pinged for obstruction.
 
39.00: The Wallabies work their way inside opposition territory as they string together phases. The All Blacks are penalised at ruck time once more and Tony Woodcock is carded for this repeated offence. Harris lines up a kick at goal.
 
40.00: Harris slots the 40m kick after the half time hooter has sounded.
 
The half time score was Australia 12 New Zealand 6.
 
41.00: Dan Carter gets the second half under way as he kicks off for the visitors.
 
43.00: The All Blacks earn a penalty at the breakdown. Carter will line up a 50m kick at goal.
 
44.00: The ball drifts wide.
 
48.00: The Wallabies are penalised at the breakdown and Carter kicks for touch from inside his own 22.
 
49.00: The All Blacks are penalised at ruck time. Beale will line up a 50m kick at goal.
 
50.00: Beale bangs over the kick, extending the Wallabies' lead.
 
51.00: Liam Messam makes a strong break to get the All Blacks within 15m of the line. The Wallabies are penalised and Carter will have a kick at goal from directly in front of the sticks.
 
53.00: Carter's kick is on target.
 
54.00: Michael Hooper is penalised for a late tackle and a shoulder charge. He is also sin-binned. Carter will line up a 30m kick at goal.
 
56.00: Carter slots the kick.
 
58.00: The Wallabies earn a penalty at the breakdown inside opposition territory. Beale will line up a 45m kick at goal.
 
59.00: Beale's kick drifts wide.
 
62.00: The Wallabies gain momentum as they set up several pick-and-goes inside opposition territory. They get within 20m of the line but lose the ball.
 
65.00: The All Blacks are camped on the Wallabies' line as they apply serious pressure. Nathan Sharpe is penalised for off-side and Carter will have a shot at goal.
 
67.00: Carter slots the kick.
 
69.00: The Wallabies are penalised for off-side under pressure inside their own 22. Carter will line up a 20m kick at goal.
 
71.00: The All Blacks take the lead as Carter bangs over the kick.
 
73.00: The All Blacks are penalised at the breakdown and Harris will line up a kick at goal.
 
74.00: Harris bangs over the kick.
 
79.00: The Wallabies are camped inside the opposition half as they string together phases and apply pressure as the clock ticks down.
 
81.00: The Wallabies get themselves inside the All Blacks' 22 after the hooter as sounded. They look to affect a penalty but the visitors remain disciplined.
 
82.00: The All Blacks earn a penalty at the breakdown and they opt for a scrum.
 
84.00: Aaron Smith makes a strong break to get the All Blacks within 25m of the line. They work through phases as they are hungry to score.
 
85.00: Carter drops back into the pocket to slot a drop goal but just misses.
 
The final score is Australia 18 (12) New Zealand 18 (6).

Scorers

Australia
Tries -
Pen - M. Harris 5, K. Beale
Con -
Drop -
Cards - M. Hooper

New Zealand
Tries -
Pen - D. Carter 6
Con -
Drop -
Cards - T. Woodcock

Match Officials
Referee: C. Joubert (SARU)
Assistant Ref 1:J. Peyper (SARU)
Assistant Ref 2:L. Van Der Merwe (SARU)
TMO : M. Goddard (ARU)

Teams

Wallabies

Mike Harris, Nick Cummins, Ben Tapuai, Pat McCabe, Adam Ashley-Cooper, Kurtley Beale, Nick Phipps, Wycliff Palu, Michael Hooper, Scott Higginbotham, Nathan Sharpe, Sitaleki Timani, Ben Alexander, Tatafu Polota Nau, Benn Robinson.

Reserves : James Hanson ,James Slipper, Kane Douglas, Dave Dennis, Liam Gill, Brett Sheehan, Drew Mitchell

New Zealand

Israel Dagg, Cory Jane, Conrad Smith, Ma'a Nonu, Hosea Gear, Daniel Carter, Aaron Smith; Kieran Read, Richie McCaw (captain), Liam Messam, Sam Whitelock, Brodie Retallick, Charlie Faumuina, Keven Mealamu, Tony Woodcock.

Reserves: Andrew Hore, Owen Franks, Luke Romano, Victor Vito, Piri Weepu, Aaron Cruden, Ben Smith.

 
 
Rugby Championship Standings
Nation Games Points    
P W L D PF PA PD BP Ttl
1. New Zealand 6 4 1 1 164 91 73 4 22
2. South Africa 6 4 2 0 134 110 24 3 19
3. Australia 6 2 3 1 115 160 -45 1 11
4. Argentina 6 1 5 0 105 157 -52 3 7
                     
Updated each Monday in order to verify with officials
 
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