Tri Nations - Sydney, 26 July 2008, 20:05 local, 10:05 GMT
Australia (17) 34 - 19 (12) New Zealand (FT)

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Timeline

Time Australia  Score  New Zealand
0 start of first half start of first half
6 Giteau - penalty goal 3 - 0 Thorn - yellow card
9 Cross - try 8 - 0
10 Giteau - conversion 10 - 0
24 10 - 5 Muliaina - try
30 Hynes - try 15 - 5
32 Giteau - conversion 17 - 5
38 17 - 10 Hore - try
39 17 - 12 Carter - conversion
40 end of first half end of first half
40 start of second half start of second half
43 17 - 17 Ellis - try
45 17 - 19 Carter - conversion
46 Ellis - sub off
Cowan - sub on
48 Braid - sub off
Lauaki - sub on
Hore - sub off
Mealamu - sub on
55 Elsom - try
Giteau - conversion
24 - 19
56 Ellis - sub on
Cowan - sub off
58 Polota-Nau - sub on
Elsom - sub off
Waugh - sub on
Moore - sub off
59 Afoa - sub on
Somerville - sub off
62 Vickerman - sub on
Sharpe - sub off
Smith - sub on
Nonu - sub off
66 Giteau - drop goal 27 - 19
73 Ellis - sub off
Cowan - sub on
74 Horwill - try
Giteau - conversion
34 - 19
76 Giteau - sub off
Tahu - sub on
79 Baxter - sub off
Dunning - sub on
80+1 end of second half
end of half
end of second half
end of half
0
81

Notes

 
Result Australia won by a margin of 15 points
Tri Nations points Australia 5 (1 try bonus), New Zealand 0
 
Ground name Stadium Australia, Sydney
Attendance 78944
 
Referee CP Joubert (South Africa)
 
Australia Test debuts PJA Tahu
New Zealand Test debuts none

Teams

Australia New Zealand
Tries Cross (9), Hynes (30), Elsom (55), Horwill (74) Tries Muliaina (24), Hore (38), Ellis (43)
Cons Giteau (10, 32, 55, 74) Cons Carter (39, 45)
Pens Giteau (6) Pens none
Drops Giteau (66) Drops none

Match stats

Australia   New Zealand
4 Tries 3
4 from 4 Conversion goals 2 from 3
1 from 2 Penalty goals 0 from 0
83.0% Kick at goal success 67.0%
1 Dropped goals 0
Kick/pass/run
40 Kicks from hand 20
0 Passes 0
77 Runs 130
320 Metres run with ball 649
Attacking
46% (31%/59%) Possession (1H/2H) 54% (69%/41%)
53% (35%/70%) Territory (1H/2H) 47% (65%/30%)
4 Clean breaks 9
15 Defenders beaten 23
8 Offloads 14
64 from 67 (95.5%) Rucks won 78 from 89 (87.6%)
2 from 2 (100.0%) Mauls won 1 from 1 (100.0%)
6 Turnovers conceded 24
Defensive
147/24 Tackles made/missed 70/12
86.0% Tackling success rate 85.0%
Set pieces
10 won, 3 lost (76.9%) Scrums on own feed 7 won, 0 lost (100.0%)
5 won, 0 lost (100.0%) Lineouts on own throw 8 won, 2 lost (80.0%)
Discipline
11 Penalties conceded 13
0/0 Yellow/red cards 1/0

Aust stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Ashley-Cooper 0/0 0 7/0/3 38 1 1 0 0 5/1 1/0 0 0/0
W Hynes 1/0 5 1/0/2 4 0 0 1 1 6/1 0/0 0 0/0
C Cross 1/0 5 0/0/5 21 0 1 0 0 7/1 0/0 0 0/0
C Barnes 0/0 0 8/0/3 0 0 1 1 1 15/1 0/0 1 0/0
W Tuqiri 0/0 0 4/0/6 49 1 4 0 0 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
FH Giteau 0/1 14 13/0/4 3 0 2 2 0 6/4 0/0 0 0/0
SH Burgess 0/0 0 4/0/6 18 0 1 1 1 8/2 0/0 0 0/0
P Robinson 0/1 0 0/0/2 12 0 0 0 0 6/1 0/0 2 0/0
H Moore 0/0 0 1/0/2 0 0 0 0 0 11/2 0/0 2 0/0
P Baxter 0/0 0 0/0/1 3 0 0 0 0 8/1 0/0 0 0/0
L Horwill 1/0 5 0/0/5 18 0 2 0 0 10/0 2/0 0 0/0
L Sharpe 0/0 0 0/0/7 25 0 1 1 1 6/2 0/0 2 0/0
F Elsom 1/0 5 0/0/5 26 1 1 0 0 12/4 2/0 0 0/0
F Smith 0/0 0 0/0/7 35 0 0 0 2 21/2 0/0 1 0/0
N8 Palu 0/0 0 0/0/14 61 1 1 2 0 14/2 0/0 0 0/0
(H) Polota-Nau 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
(P) Dunning 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(L) Vickerman 0/0 0 0/0/1 0 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
(F) Waugh 0/0 0 0/0/3 7 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
(FH) Tahu 0/0 0 0/0/1 0 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
Key T/A Tries / Try Assists Pts Points scored
K/P/R Kick / Pass / Run MR Metres Run with ball
CB Clean Breaks DB Defenders Beaten OL OffLoads TO TurnOvers
Tack Tackles made / missed LO LineOuts won on throw / stolen on opp throw
Pen Penalties conceded Y/R Yellow / Red cards

NZ stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Muliaina 1/0 5 3/0/16 147 2 4 2 3 1/1 1/0 1 0/0
W Tuitavake 0/0 0 0/0/5 19 0 0 1 0 2/0 0/0 1 0/0
C Kahui 0/1 0 3/0/8 20 0 0 2 0 1/0 0/0 1 0/0
C Nonu 0/0 0 0/0/12 40 0 3 0 3 3/1 0/0 1 0/0
W Sivivatu 0/1 0 0/0/12 105 2 3 2 2 4/0 0/0 0 0/0
FH Carter 0/0 4 11/0/12 114 3 7 3 2 5/0 0/0 1 0/0
SH Ellis 1/0 5 1/0/3 8 0 0 0 2 2/2 0/0 0 0/0
P Woodcock 0/0 0 0/0/6 15 0 0 1 1 9/2 0/0 0 0/0
H Hore 1/0 5 0/0/4 18 1 2 1 0 1/0 0/0 1 0/0
P Somerville 0/0 0 0/0/8 20 0 0 1 1 0/1 0/0 1 0/0
L Thorn 0/0 0 0/0/5 12 0 1 0 0 6/0 3/0 1 1/0
L Williams 0/0 0 1/0/4 21 0 2 0 1 3/2 1/0 0 0/0
F So'oialo 0/1 0 0/0/9 42 1 0 1 0 8/0 0/0 3 0/0
F Braid 0/0 0 0/0/3 16 0 0 0 0 5/0 0/0 0 0/0
N8 Kaino 0/0 0 0/0/10 17 0 1 0 0 2/0 1/0 0 0/0
(H) Mealamu 0/0 0 0/0/1 2 0 0 0 1 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
(P) Afoa 0/0 0 0/0/4 7 0 0 0 1 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
(F) Lauaki 0/0 0 0/0/7 14 0 0 0 7 6/1 0/0 0 0/0
(SH) Cowan 0/0 0 1/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 5/0 0/0 0 0/0
(C) Smith 0/0 0 0/0/1 12 0 0 0 0 3/2 1/0 1 0/0
Key T/A Tries / Try Assists Pts Points scored
K/P/R Kick / Pass / Run MR Metres Run with ball
CB Clean Breaks DB Defenders Beaten OL OffLoads TO TurnOvers
Tack Tackles made / missed LO LineOuts won on throw / stolen on opp throw
Pen Penalties conceded Y/R Yellow / Red cards

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