Wallabies hammered by All Blacks
New Zealand have won the Bledisloe Cup after 'nilling' arch-rivals Australia in Auckland in the Rugby Championship.
New Zealand have won the Bledisloe Cup after 'nilling' Australia in Auckland in the Rugby Championship.
Star All Blacks fly-half Dan Carter booted 17 points in his side's 22-0 win to humiliate the Wallabies a week after they went down 27-19 to the Kiwis in Sydney.
Israel Dagg scored the only try of the game early in the second half which was converted by Carter who also kicked five penalties.
The visitors disappointed for much of the match and New Zealand could have won by a greater margin after creating a number of chances they failed to put away.
Argentina play host to South Africa on Saturday in the day's other match-up in the new tournament which has replaced the Tri Nations.
The Springboks beat the Pumas 27-6 in Cape Town last weekend and another victory is likely to turn things into a two-horse race between themselves and the All Blacks for the championship.
South Africa and New Zealand are scheduled to meet for the first time on September 15 in Dunedin with the return taking place in Pretoria a fortnight later.