New Zealand 36 England 13 player ratings: Could anyone outshine hat-trick hero Julian Savea?
Man-for-man marking from the third Test between New Zealand and England in Hamilton
New Zealand sealed a 3-0 Test series victory over England as they stormed to a comprehensive 36-13 victory at the Waikato Stadium in Hamilton.
The All Blacks came up against an England side confident of an upset, but they were blown away by a combination of an unstoppable Julian Savea and their own calamitous defence. They were already 29-6 down at the break after both Savea and Aaron Smith had crossed for tries, with two lone Freddie Burns penalties the only response coming from the tourists.
England did start the second half brightly as they scored a try through Marland Yarde, and the upped their intensity throughout the remainder of the match in search of a second try that would pull them back in to the tie.
But a late Savea try to complete his hat-trick rounded out the scoring, and brought a disappointing end to what had been a promising tour.
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