Tag Archives: Bledisloe Cup

All Blacks Crush Wallabies in All Departments

All Blacks Crush Wallabies in All Departments

“It is always a pleasure to watch sporting greatness in action, so this was rugby ecstasy,” Sunday Telegraph rugby correspondent Steve James enthuses after the All Blacks thrashed the Wallabies 42-8 in the first…

New Anchor Campaign Celebrates New Zealand’s Finest Exports

New Anchor Campaign Celebrates New Zealand’s Finest Exports

Last weekend’s Bledisloe Cup test saw the launch of Anchor’s new campaign, which acknowledges the huge contribution farming has made to building the nation, the dairy industry and the All Blacks.  The campaign features both…

Match Highlights – All Blacks vs. Australia, 41-13

Match Highlights – All Blacks vs. Australia, 41-13

Watch the highlights of the Bledisloe Decider match between the New Zealand All Blacks and the Australia Wallabies.

All Blacks Play Classic Game in Bledisloe Decider

All Blacks Play Classic Game in Bledisloe Decider

“Australia knew the All Blacks would be in a vengeful mood after their defeat in Sydney,” the Observer’s Ian Malin reports. “New Zealand duly handed out a rugby lesson   to…

Stunning All Blacks Smash Wallabies to Retain Bledisloe Cup

Stunning All Blacks Smash Wallabies to Retain Bledisloe Cup

New Zealand retain the Bledisloe Cup with an astonishingly good performance, smashing Australia 51-20 in Auckland, scoring six tries and stating categorically that the last game’s mediocre showing in a 12-12 draw was merely…

Nearly Naked Aussies Almost Pull One Over Nude Blacks

Nearly Naked Aussies Almost Pull One Over Nude Blacks

New Zealand blushes were spared in Dunedin, as the Nude Blacks narrowly edged an invitational Australian side in the annual naked rugby contest in the country’s southern-most city. To coincide with the Bledisloe test…

Bledisloe Cup Whitewash with Win over Wallabies

Bledisloe Cup Whitewash with Win over Wallabies

The All Blacks have maintained their 100 per cent record this year, beating Australia at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin 41-33 to seal a 3-0 Bledisloe Cup whitewash, the BBC reports. Having clinched the…

All Blacks Retain Bledisloe Cup

All Blacks Retain Bledisloe Cup

The All Blacks have retained the Bledisloe Cup after 27-16 trouncing of the Wallabies in their Rugby Championship clash in Wellington on Saturday night. New Zealand winger Ben Smith followed up on last weekend’s hat-trick…

All Blacks Crush Wallabies in Opening Test

All Blacks Crush Wallabies in Opening Test

The All Blacks were just too good for Australia, winning 47-29 in the opening 2013 Investec Rugby Championship Test in Sydney, ensuring a torrid debut for new Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie, who took over from…

Bledisloe Trouncing

Bledisloe Trouncing

For the first time in 50 years the world champion All Blacks kept the Australians scoreless, beating the Wallabies 22-0 at Eden Park and retaining the Bledisloe Cup for the 10th consecutive season. The…

Will They Be Drinking Their Tea Out of Saucers?

Will They Be Drinking Their Tea Out of Saucers?

From Wellington to Wagga Wagga it’s Bledislode time again. The All Blacks come to July’s Tri-Nation series against Australia and South Africa with a string of wins under their belts, some less than convincing. They’d better…

They’ve Done it Again

They’ve Done it Again

New Zealand have secured their 13th consecutive Test win beating Australia 2-1 in Christchurch, securing the Bledisloe Cup for the seventh straight year. After their 48-29 hammering when the teams met in Melbourne last…

Bledisloe Cup Memories

Bledisloe Cup Memories

All Black Evan “Ted” Jessep, who was born in 1904 and died in 1983, debuted for New Zealand in 1931 at Eden Park against the Wallabies as the second hooker in a two-man front…

Battle Commences

Battle Commences

The All Blacks have won their first match in the 2009 Bledisloe Cup and Tri-Nations series against Australia 22–16 at Auckland’s Eden Park. With skipper Richie McCaw back to lead the way, the All…

Two Down, One to Go

Two Down, One to Go

The All Blacks have completed the final leg of their World Cup build-up by retaining both the Bledisloe and TriNations trophies, with a 26–12 defeat of the Wallabies…

Deborah Wai Kapohe: Bledisloe Cup

Deborah Wai Kapohe: Bledisloe Cup

Deborah Wai Kapohe sings God Defend New Zealand at the Bledisloe Cup.

All Blacks 7, Opposition 0

All Blacks 7, Opposition 0

The All Blacks remain undefeated in 2006 having secured both Bledisloe and Tri-Nations trophies after a ferocious Eden Park test against Australia on 19 August. The victory puts Graham Henry’s team on the verge of breaking…

2005: Year of the All Black

2005: Year of the All Black

The All Blacks’ decisive win over Scotland on December 2 made them the first NZ side since 1978 and the first team since Australia in 1984, to complete a “grand slam” of the UK and Irish…

Dream Team

Dream Team

The All Blacks have added the Bledisloe and Tri-Nations Cups to their increasingly well-stocked trophy cabinet, confirming their status as the number one ranked rugby side in the world. The team is expected to clean up against…

AB’s Win “By Strangulation”

AB’s Win “By Strangulation”

The All Blacks beat Australia 16-7 in miserable Wellington conditions to retain the Bledisloe Cup for the first time in seven years. Guardian: “For all the major effect the elements had in ruining this contest as a…

Sir Bob Farewelled in Almost Perfect Symmetry

Sir Bob Farewelled in Almost Perfect Symmetry

NZ golfing great, Sir Bob Charles, made his last ever appearance at the NZ Open – an event he won for the first of 4 times as an 18-year-old amateur in 1954. Said Charles, prior to…

It’s a Black-out

It’s a Black-out

SMH: “they simply cannot beat the All Blacks”. The All Blacks join England as World Cup favourites after winning both the Tri-Nations’ Trophy and and Bledisloe Cup, making it two out of three thus…

Ashes to Ashes

Ashes to Ashes

The heart-stopping (breaking?) Bledisloe battles are becoming enshrined in Ocker sporting lore: “Once, Australians could rattle off virtually every ball of an Ashes cricket series. Now it is Bledisloe Cup rugby.” According to Spiro Zavos, the battle…

“Oh the Shame”

“Oh the Shame”

Crys the Sydney Morning Herald. In a great weekend for trans-Tasman rivalry the All Blacks put one hand on the Beldislode Cup with a tough 12-6 victory over the Wallabies in atrocious conditions in Christchurch and the…