Tri Nations - Brisbane, 13 September 2008, 20:05 local, 10:05 GMT
Australia (10) 24 - 28 (7) New Zealand (FT)

Match coverage:  Report

Timeline

Time Australia  Score  New Zealand
0 start of first half start of first half
12 0 - 5 Muliaina - try
15 0 - 7 Carter - conversion
22 Giteau - penalty goal 3 - 7
33 Palu - sub off
Brown - sub on
40+1 Ashley-Cooper - try
end of first half
Giteau - conversion
10 - 7 end of first half
40 start of second half start of second half
44 Horwill - try 15 - 7
45 Giteau - conversion 17 - 7
49 17 - 12 Woodcock - try
50 17 - 14 Carter - conversion
Mealamu - sub on
Hore - sub off
Donald - sub on
Nonu - sub off
51 Afoa - sub on
Somerville - sub off
54 Weepu - sub on
Cowan - sub off
61 17 - 19 Weepu - try
63 17 - 21 Carter - conversion
66 17 - 26 Carter - try
70 McMeniman - sub on
Elsom - sub off
71 Moore - sub off
Freier - sub on
72 17 - 28 Carter - conversion
78 Cross - try 22 - 28
79 Giteau - conversion 24 - 28 Thorn - sub off
Boric - sub on
80+1 end of second half
end of half
end of second half
end of half
80+2
0
81
82

Notes

 
Result New Zealand won by a margin of 4 points
Tri Nations points New Zealand 5 (1 try bonus), Australia 1 (1 losing bonus)
 
Ground name Lang Park, Brisbane
Attendance 52328
 
Referee JI Kaplan (South Africa)
 
Australia Test debuts RN Brown
New Zealand Test debuts none

Teams

Australia New Zealand
Tries Ashley-Cooper (40), Horwill (44), Cross (78) Tries Muliaina (12), Woodcock (49), Weepu (61), Carter (66)
Cons Giteau (40, 45, 79) Cons Carter (15, 50, 63, 72)
Pens Giteau (22) Pens none

Match stats

Australia   New Zealand
3 Tries 4
3 from 3 Conversion goals 4 from 4
1 from 2 Penalty goals 0 from 0
80.0% Kick at goal success 100.0%
0 Dropped goals 0
Kick/pass/run
32 Kicks from hand 32
0 Passes 0
114 Runs 74
473 Metres run with ball 405
Attacking
62% (63%/60%) Possession (1H/2H) 38% (37%/40%)
62% (64%/61%) Territory (1H/2H) 38% (36%/39%)
1 Clean breaks 8
17 Defenders beaten 10
12 Offloads 11
94 from 103 (91.3%) Rucks won 60 from 62 (96.8%)
2 from 2 (100.0%) Mauls won 0 from 0
11 Turnovers conceded 10
Defensive
79/10 Tackles made/missed 97/15
89.0% Tackling success rate 87.0%
Set pieces
10 won, 0 lost (100.0%) Scrums on own feed 7 won, 2 lost (77.8%)
11 won, 1 lost (91.7%) Lineouts on own throw 5 won, 1 lost (83.3%)
Discipline
15 Penalties conceded 14
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 Ashley-Cooper 1/0 5 4/0/11 54 1 4 1 0 0/1 0/0 1 0/0
W Hynes 0/1 0 3/0/6 32 0 3 2 2 3/3 0/0 0 0/0
C Cross 1/0 5 1/0/7 73 0 2 1 0 2/2 0/0 1 0/0
C Mortlock 0/0 0 2/0/5 14 0 1 1 0 8/0 0/0 1 0/0
W Tuqiri 0/0 0 1/0/9 55 0 1 0 1 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
FH Giteau 0/1 9 11/0/10 36 0 1 3 2 6/0 0/0 0 0/0
SH Cordingley 0/0 0 4/0/7 13 0 0 1 0 5/0 0/0 1 0/0
P Robinson 0/0 0 0/0/7 4 0 0 0 0 4/0 0/0 0 0/0
H Moore 0/0 0 0/0/4 9 0 2 0 1 2/1 0/0 4 0/0
P Baxter 0/0 0 0/0/4 3 0 0 0 0 6/0 0/0 0 0/0
L Horwill 1/0 5 0/0/4 24 0 0 1 2 8/0 3/0 1 0/0
L Sharpe 0/0 0 0/0/11 17 0 0 1 1 8/1 5/1 0 0/0
F Elsom 0/0 0 0/0/4 7 0 1 0 0 6/0 2/0 2 0/0
F Smith 0/0 0 2/0/7 36 0 2 1 0 7/1 0/0 1 0/0
N8 Palu 0/0 0 0/0/5 32 0 0 0 1 4/0 0/0 2 0/0
(H) Freier 0/0 0 0/0/3 21 0 0 0 0 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
(F) McMeniman 0/0 0 0/0/1 2 0 0 0 1 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(N8) Brown 0/0 0 0/0/9 41 0 0 0 0 7/1 1/0 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 1/0 5 3/0/5 36 1 1 2 0 2/1 0/0 0 0/0
W Kahui 0/0 0 1/0/5 44 1 0 1 2 2/2 0/0 0 0/0
C Smith 0/1 0 0/0/5 45 1 2 1 0 4/2 0/0 0 0/0
C Nonu 0/1 0 0/0/4 9 0 0 0 2 2/0 0/0 1 0/0
W Sivivatu 0/1 0 1/0/9 69 1 1 1 2 1/0 0/0 1 0/0
FH Carter 1/0 13 9/0/5 15 1 2 3 0 9/1 0/0 0 0/0
SH Cowan 0/0 0 4/0/3 18 0 1 1 0 5/0 1/0 1 0/0
P Woodcock 1/0 5 0/0/2 28 1 0 0 0 7/0 0/0 1 0/0
H Hore 0/0 0 0/0/4 11 0 0 1 0 3/1 0/0 0 0/0
P Somerville 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
L Thorn 0/0 0 0/0/3 3 0 0 0 0 8/2 2/0 0 0/0
L Williams 0/0 0 1/0/3 4 0 0 0 1 8/1 2/0 1 0/0
F Kaino 0/0 0 0/0/4 9 0 0 0 1 9/2 0/0 2 0/0
F McCaw 0/0 0 1/0/3 0 0 0 0 0 12/2 0/0 4 0/0
N8 So'oialo 0/0 0 1/0/8 52 1 1 0 0 8/1 0/0 0 0/0
(H) Mealamu 0/0 0 0/0/1 5 0 0 0 0 5/0 0/0 1 0/0
(P) Afoa 0/0 0 1/0/3 7 0 0 0 0 5/0 0/0 0 0/0
(L) Boric 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
(SH) Weepu 1/0 5 1/0/3 25 1 1 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(C) Donald 0/0 0 3/0/4 25 0 1 1 2 2/0 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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