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Australia vs New Zealand LIVE: Rugby Championship result and reaction as All Blacks retain title

The All Blacks sealed a third successive Rugby Championship title as they blew Australia and Eddie Jones apart with a 38-7 victory in Melbourne

Harry Latham-Coyle
Saturday 29 July 2023 13:19 BST
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New Zealand wrapped up a third successive Rugby Championship title with a 38-7 victory over rivals Australia in Melbourne.

While the Wallabies showed improvement defensively, they struggled to match the pace and power of the All Blacks, who appear to be hitting formidable form ahead of the Rugby World Cup.

Tries from Shannon Frizell, Codie Taylor, Will Jordan, Caleb Clarke, Mark Telea and Rieko Ioane ensured that the Bledisloe Cup will remain in New Zealand’s hands for another year, extending their run with the trans-Tasman trophy to 21 years ahead of next week’s encounter in Dunedin.

And injuries to tighthead props Allan Alaalatoa and Taniela Tupou will only cause Eddie Jones further frets as a tough start to his second stint in charge of Australia continues.

Follow live updates from Australia vs New Zealand in the final round of the Rugby Championship below

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Rugby Championship LIVE: Australia vs New Zealand

When is Australia vs New Zealand?

The match will kick off at 10:45am BST on Saturday 29 July.

How can I watch it?

Viewers in the United Kingdom can watch the Rugby Championship game live on Sky Sports Action, with coverage from 10:45am BST. Subscribers can live stream the game via the Sky Go app.

Jamie Braidwood29 July 2023 09:35
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New Zealand can wrap up a third Rugby Championship title in succession with a victory over rivals Australia in Melbourne.

After a commanding win at Argentina and a 35-20 victory against South Africa, the All Blacks are hitting formidable form ahead of the Rugby World Cup.

Australia have not won the Bledisloe Cup in 20 years, but the extent of the rebuilding job facing Eddie Jones was underlined by their shock defeat to Argentina two weeks ago.

Now New Zealand have the chance to lay down a further marker ahead of their World Cup campaign as the All Blacks look to continue their winning run.

Follow live updates from Australia vs New Zealand in the final round of the Rugby Championship in today’s live blog

Jamie Braidwood29 July 2023 09:30

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