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All Blacks snatch last gasp victory over Australia



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New Zealand’s All Blacks got back to winning ways when they edged Australia’s Wallabies 28-29 in Brisbane in the final Bledisloe Cup match of 2014.

The All Blacks snatched the victory at the death with a try in the last minute by Malakai Fekitoa to give New Zealand the narrowest of wins.

Australia were leading 28-22 with two minutes remaining and looked set to be on track to secure their first victory over the All Blacks since 2011.

More to follow.

Final Score Australia 28 (15) New Zealand 29 (12)


Tries: Nick Phipps. Bernard Foley, Adam Ashley-Cooper
Conversions: Foley (2)
Penalties: Foley (2), Nic White.

New Zealand
Tries: Corey Jane, Dane Coles, Aaron Smith, Malakai Fekitoa
Conversions: Beauden Barrett (2), Colin Slade.
Penalty: Barrett.

Match Official
: Craig Joubert (RSA)


Australia: Israel Folau; Adam Ashley-Cooper, Tevita Kuridrani, Christian Leali’ifano, Joe Tomane; Bernard Foley, Nick Phipps; Scott Higginbotham, Michael Hooper (capt), Scott Fardy; Rob Simmons, Sam Carter; Sekope Kepu, Saia Fainga’a, James Slipper.

Replacements: Josh Mann-Rea, Benn Robinson, Ben Alexander, James Horwill, Matt Hodgson, Nic White, Quade Cooper, Rob Horne.
New Zealand: Israel Dagg, Cory Jane, Conrad Smith, Malakai Fekitoa, Julian Savea, Beauden Barrett, Aaron Smith, Kieran Read, Richie McCaw (capt), Liam Messam, Sam Whitelock, Brodie Retallick, Owen Franks, Dane Coles, Wyatt Crockett.

Replacements: Keven Mealamu, Ben Franks, Charlie Faumuina, Patrick Tuipulotu, Sam Cane, TJ Perenara, Colin Slade, Charles Piutau.

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