Tri Nations - Sydney, 11 September 2010, 20:00 local, 10:00 GMT
Australia (14) 22 - 23 (6) New Zealand (FT)

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Summary

Time Score  
2 0 - 3

Weepu opens the scores with a long-range penalty.

6 3 - 3

A penalty from Giteau levels the scores.

10 3 - 6

Weepu - penalty goal

11

Weepu edges the All Blacks ahead once more with his second penalty.

16 8 - 6

TRY - A great pick and go by Ben McCalman at scrum time catches New Zealand's Victor Vito asleep and having drawn the defence he feeds O'Connor who races away to score in the corner.

31 11 - 6

Giteau edges his side further ahead after a penalty goes against McCaw at the breakdown.

40

Giteau re-discovers his kicking form with another penalty as the sides head to the tunnel.

40+1 14 - 6

Giteau - penalty goal

46 19 - 6

TRY - Genia puts Ashley-Cooper in for the second try of the game.

52 19 - 9

Weepu bring his side to within ten points with his third penalty.

59 22 - 9

Beale takes over the kicking duties to good effect and extends the Wallabies' lead in the process.

67 22 - 14

TRY - McCaw coasts over in the corner off the back of a powerful All Blacks scrum.

68 22 - 16

Weepu - conversion

73 22 - 23

TRY - Read surges over from close range to add weight to the All Blacks' comeback.

Timeline

Time Australia  Score  New Zealand
0 start of first half start of first half
2 0 - 3 Weepu - penalty goal
6 Giteau - penalty goal 3 - 3
10 3 - 6 Weepu - penalty goal
11 Flynn - sub on
Mealamu - sub off
16 O'Connor - try 8 - 6
31 Giteau - penalty goal 11 - 6
40+1 Giteau - penalty goal
end of first half
14 - 6 end of first half
40+2
40 start of second half start of second half
46 Ashley-Cooper - try 19 - 6
49 Vito - sub off
Kaino - sub on
52 Slipper - sub on
Ma'afu - sub off
19 - 9 Weepu - penalty goal
56 Mumm - sub on
Chisholm - sub off
59 Beale - penalty goal 22 - 9
60 Cruden - sub off
Slade - sub on
61 Franks - sub off
Afoa - sub on
Boric - sub on
Donnelly - sub off
67 22 - 14 McCaw - try
68 Cooper - sub off
Barnes - sub on
22 - 16 Weepu - conversion
69 Ranger - sub on
Jane - sub off
72 Burgess - sub on
Genia - sub off
73 Brown - sub on
McCalman - sub off
Barnes - sub off
Cooper - sub on
22 - 23 Read - try
Weepu - conversion
79 Barnes - sub on
Cooper - sub off
Ashley-Cooper - sub off
Fainga'a - sub on
Weepu - sub off
Cowan - sub on
80 end of second half
end of half
end of second half
end of half
0
80

Notes

 
Result New Zealand won by a margin of 1 point
Tri Nations points New Zealand 4, Australia 1 (1 losing bonus)
 
Ground name Stadium Australia, Sydney
Attendance 70288
 
Referee SM Lawrence (South Africa)
 
Australia Test debuts none
New Zealand Test debuts CR Slade

Teams

Australia New Zealand
Tries O'Connor (16), Ashley-Cooper (46) Tries McCaw (67), Read (73)
Cons none Cons Weepu (68, 73)
Pens Giteau (6, 31, 40), Beale (59) Pens Weepu (2, 10, 52)

Match stats

Australia   New Zealand
2 Tries 2
0 from 2 Conversion goals 2 from 2
4 from 6 Penalty goals 3 from 3
50.0% Kick at goal success 100.0%
0 Dropped goals 0
Kick/pass/run
20 Kicks from hand 22
119 Passes 117
94 Runs 106
337 Metres run with ball 324
Attacking
45% (46%/44%) Possession (1H/2H) 55% (54%/56%)
46% (53%/40%) Territory (1H/2H) 54% (47%/60%)
3 Clean breaks 4
8 Defenders beaten 4
8 Offloads 13
67 from 73 (91.8%) Rucks won 87 from 92 (94.6%)
3 from 3 (100.0%) Mauls won 4 from 4 (100.0%)
12 Turnovers conceded 14
Defensive
114/4 Tackles made/missed 100/8
97.0% Tackling success rate 93.0%
Set pieces
6 won, 2 lost (75.0%) Scrums on own feed 4 won, 0 lost (100.0%)
5 won, 1 lost (83.3%) Lineouts on own throw 11 won, 4 lost (73.3%)
Discipline
10 Penalties conceded 10
0/0 Yellow/red cards 0/0

Aust stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Beale 0/0 3 6/5/9 58 0 3 3 1 6/0 0/0 0 0/0
W O'Connor 1/0 5 0/2/5 35 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/0 1 0/0
C Ashley-Cooper 1/0 5 0/6/7 35 0 0 0 1 6/0 0/0 1 0/0
C Giteau 0/0 9 2/11/2 0 0 0 0 1 5/0 0/0 0 0/0
W Turner 0/0 0 3/1/8 60 0 3 0 1 5/0 0/0 0 0/0
FH Cooper 0/0 0 4/19/6 30 0 1 0 1 11/2 0/0 1 0/0
SH Genia 0/1 0 1/51/5 7 0 0 1 0 8/0 0/0 0 0/0
P Robinson 0/0 0 0/2/3 2 0 0 0 0 6/0 0/1 0 0/0
H Moore 0/0 0 0/2/8 10 0 0 1 1 8/0 0/0 0 0/0
P Ma'afu 0/0 0 0/1/5 4 0 0 0 1 6/0 0/0 0 0/0
L Chisholm 0/0 0 0/1/3 12 1 0 0 0 4/0 0/0 0 0/0
L Sharpe 0/0 0 0/0/10 13 0 0 1 2 4/0 3/1 0 0/0
F Elsom 0/0 0 0/4/5 26 1 0 1 1 6/1 1/1 0 0/0
F Pocock 0/0 0 0/4/6 6 0 0 0 1 14/1 0/0 3 0/0
N8 McCalman 0/1 0 0/3/7 23 1 1 0 0 12/0 0/0 1 0/0
(P) Slipper 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 1 0/0
(L) Mumm 0/0 0 0/1/1 1 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/0 1 0/0
(N8) Brown 0/0 0 0/0/3 3 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(SH) Burgess 0/0 0 0/6/0 0 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
(FH) Barnes 0/0 0 0/0/1 12 0 0 1 0 2/0 0/0 1 0/0
(C) Fainga'a 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 1 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
Key T/A Tries / Try Assists Pts Points scored
K/P/R Kick / Pass / Run MR Metres Run with ball
CB Clean Breaks DB Defenders Beaten OL OffLoads TO TurnOvers
Tack Tackles made / missed LO LineOuts won on throw / stolen on opp throw
Pen Penalties conceded Y/R Yellow / Red cards

NZ stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Muliaina 0/0 0 3/6/10 45 1 1 2 2 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
W Jane 0/0 0 0/0/2 7 0 0 0 1 2/1 0/0 0 0/0
C Smith 0/0 0 0/3/8 57 1 0 1 0 6/3 0/0 0 0/0
C Nonu 0/0 0 3/16/8 26 0 0 1 3 14/1 0/0 1 0/0
W Dagg 0/0 0 1/2/6 55 1 1 2 1 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
FH Cruden 0/0 0 5/5/6 10 0 1 2 1 5/0 0/0 0 0/0
SH Weepu 0/0 13 1/60/4 23 0 0 0 0 5/0 1/0 1 0/0
P Woodcock 0/0 0 0/1/1 4 0 0 0 0 5/0 0/0 0 0/0
H Mealamu 0/0 0 0/2/1 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 1 0/0
P Franks 0/0 0 0/1/5 2 0 0 0 1 10/0 0/0 0 0/0
L Thorn 0/0 0 0/1/4 7 0 0 0 1 3/1 3/0 0 0/0
L Donnelly 0/0 0 0/0/2 5 0 0 0 0 7/0 2/0 0 0/0
F Vito 0/0 0 0/1/8 22 1 1 0 1 6/1 0/0 0 0/0
F McCaw 1/0 5 2/7/12 17 0 0 0 2 10/0 1/0 3 0/0
N8 Read 1/1 5 0/5/12 31 0 0 3 0 5/0 1/1 1 0/0
(H) Flynn 0/0 0 0/2/8 3 0 0 0 1 8/1 0/0 2 0/0
(P) Afoa 0/0 0 0/0/1 2 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
(L) Boric 0/0 0 0/2/0 0 0 0 0 0 1/0 3/0 1 0/0
(F) Kaino 0/0 0 0/0/3 0 0 0 0 0 4/0 0/0 0 0/0
(SH) Cowan 0/0 0 0/0/1 1 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(FH) Slade 0/0 0 1/3/0 0 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
(W) Ranger 0/0 0 0/0/4 7 0 0 2 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
Key T/A Tries / Try Assists Pts Points scored
K/P/R Kick / Pass / Run MR Metres Run with ball
CB Clean Breaks DB Defenders Beaten OL OffLoads TO TurnOvers
Tack Tackles made / missed LO LineOuts won on throw / stolen on opp throw
Pen Penalties conceded Y/R Yellow / Red cards

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