|New Zealand (17) 40|
|Tries: Jordan, Penalty, Whitelock, Taylor, Taukeiaho Cons: Mo’unga (2) Pens: Mo’unga (3)|
|Tries: Fainga’a, Petaia Con: Foley, Hodge|
New Zealand routed Australia to place themselves on the point of the Rugby Championship crown and prolong the Wallabies’ depressing Eden Park report.
A burst from wing Will Jordan and a penalty strive gave the hosts a commanding lead on the break.
The ill-disciplined and inaccurate guests had an excessive amount of to do after Sam Whitelock and Codie Taylor’s short-range scores minimize them additional adrift
New Zealand are 5 factors away from South Africa on the high of the desk.
The Springboks play Argentina in Durban at 15:05 BST and can want an enormous victory, scoring three extra tries and 40 extra factors than the Pumas, to grab the title away from New Zealand.
Australia, who final received the Rugby Championship in 2015, got here into the ultimate two rounds of this yr’s match with hopes of being concerned within the championship calculations.
However back-to-back defeats by their trans-Tasman rivals and a 36-year run with no win at Eden Park means they may but end backside.
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