The Black Ferns have eased away from the Australian Wallaroos to the tune of 37-8 at Eden Park, thus taking the Laurie O’Reilly Memorial Trophy series 2-0.
This Test will be one of the biggest games we’ve seen at Eden Park in years.
Australia have made just one change to their line-up for the Bledisloe Cup decider at Eden Park on Saturday night.
New Zealand are not only defending the Bledisloe Cup at Eden Park but also an unbeaten record at the ground that is already nearly twice as long as that achieved by any of the top nations in world rugby.
The All Blacks Bledisloe Cup decider against Australia in Auckland is officially sold out, New Zealand Rugby announced today.
Reaction to the All Blacks’ 26-47 loss to Australia in their Investec Rugby Championship/Bledisloe Cup Test has highlighted a drop in their favouritism for the Rugby World Cup starting in Japan next month.
The Black Ferns have opened their defence of the Laurie O’Reilly Memorial Trophy with a comfortable 47-10 victory over the Australian Wallaroos at Perth’s Optus Stadium.
The Black Ferns are determined to maintain their dominance over Trans-Tasman rivals, Australia when the Laurie O’Reilly Memorial Trophy goes on the line in Perth on Saturday.
Playing the Richie Mo’unga at first five-eighths and Beauden Barrett at fullback option would give the pair a chance to build on their combination in the Bledisloe Cup/Investec Rugby Championship Test in Perth on Saturday.
Still to achieve their first win over the Black Ferns, Australia’s Wallaroos believe they have their best chance for success in Saturday’s first double header Tests in Perth.