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Tri-Nations 09 – Australia (18) v New Zealand (19) F/T


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :All Blacks, Tri Nations, Wallabies on 22 Aug 2009 at 09:00
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The Tri-Nations moves to Sydney and this match represents a golden opportunity for one of the participants to close the gap on the Springboks.

Will the Aussies hold out at home?

Or will Dan Carter inspire the All Blacks to a famous win?

Kick-off is at 12h00 SA Time

Teams:

Australia: 15 James O’Connor, 14 Lachie Turner, 13 Adam Ashley-Cooper, 12 Berrick Barnes, 11 Drew Mitchell, 10 Matt Giteau, 9 Luke Burgess, 8 Richard Brown, 7 George Smith (captain), 6 Rocky Elsom, 5 Nathan Sharpe, 4 James Horwill, 3 Al Baxter, 2 Stephen Moore, 1 Benn Robinson.
Replacements: 16 Tatafu Polota-Nau, 17 Benn Alexander, 18 Dean Mumm, 19 David Pocock, 20 Will Genia, 21 Ryan Cross, 22 Peter Hynes.

New Zealand: 15 Mils Muliaina, 14 Joe Rokocoko, 13 Conrad Smith, 12 Luke McAlister, 11 Sitiveni Sivivatu, 10 Dan Carter, 9 Jimmy Cowan, 8 Kieran Read, 7 Richie McCaw (captain), 6 Jerome Kaino, 5 Isaac Ross, 4 Brad Thorn, 3 Owen Franks, 2 Andrew Hore, 1 Tony Woodcock.
Replacements: 16 Aled de Malmanche, 17 John Afoa, 18 Jason Eaton, 19 Rodney So’oialo, 20 Brendon Leonard, 21 Stephen Donald, 22 Ma’a Nonu.

Referee: Jonathan Kaplan (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Craig Joubert (South Africa), Cobus Wessels (South Africa)
Television match official: George Ayoub (Australia)
Assessor: Steve Hilditch (Ireland)



65 Comments

  • GO WALLABIES!!!

  • Comment 1, posted at 22.08.09 10:52:41 by JarsonX (Insomniac) Reply
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  • go Jonathan Kaplan

  • Comment 2, posted at 22.08.09 11:50:41 by robdylan Reply
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  • Both teams are under huge pressure, i think it will be a scrappy game, should be interesting to see how carter goes

  • Comment 3, posted at 22.08.09 11:54:25 by war1 Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 2) : ha ha, i was a bit surprised to see how short he is, what is his height?

  • Comment 4, posted at 22.08.09 11:55:49 by war1 Reply
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  • ‘stralia lead 9-3

  • Comment 5, posted at 22.08.09 12:46:03 by McLovin Reply

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  • What is on Mils’ right sleeve?

  • Comment 6, posted at 22.08.09 12:49:55 by McLovin Reply

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  • AB’s lucky to get away with out a yellow. :roll:

  • Comment 7, posted at 22.08.09 12:53:17 by McLovin Reply

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  • Half Time

    Aus 12-3 NZ

  • Comment 8, posted at 22.08.09 12:53:56 by McLovin Reply

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  • No tries so far from two sides who love to play running rugby.

  • Comment 9, posted at 22.08.09 12:54:28 by McLovin Reply

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  • Go Aussies.

  • Comment 10, posted at 22.08.09 12:54:51 by klempie Reply

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  • LOVE the fact that not one try has been scored – despite Graham Henry claiming that the New Zealanders and the Wallablies love to throw the ball around……This is one of the most boring games I have seen in a while…..

  • Comment 11, posted at 22.08.09 13:05:25 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • YC to yellow.

  • Comment 12, posted at 22.08.09 13:07:03 by McLovin Reply

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  • Heres a yellow card….these commentators are AWFULL, always justifing the wrond doings of the Wallabies…

  • Comment 13, posted at 22.08.09 13:07:53 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • it will be awesome in no one gets a bonus point here

  • Comment 14, posted at 22.08.09 13:10:16 by JarsonX (Insomniac) Reply
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  • 12-6

  • Comment 15, posted at 22.08.09 13:10:54 by McLovin Reply

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  • 15-6

  • Comment 16, posted at 22.08.09 13:12:48 by McLovin Reply

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  • @JarsonX (Insomniac) (Comment 14) : It will be awesome if it’s a draw…

  • Comment 17, posted at 22.08.09 13:13:02 by klempie Reply

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  • Commentators very happy with Kaplan. Wonder why? :mrgreen:

  • Comment 18, posted at 22.08.09 13:16:34 by McLovin Reply

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  • WOW WOW WOW…the commentators just congratulated Jonathan Kaplan….. :o

  • Comment 19, posted at 22.08.09 13:17:08 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • OMG Kafe GUSHING over a Saffer ref. :shock:

  • Comment 20, posted at 22.08.09 13:17:21 by klempie Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 18) : Oh true. ;-)

  • Comment 21, posted at 22.08.09 13:17:44 by klempie Reply

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  • forward pass…… yeah!

  • Comment 22, posted at 22.08.09 13:18:06 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • LOL. Kaplan is hated in NZ today.

  • Comment 23, posted at 22.08.09 13:18:24 by klempie Reply

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  • Aussies under the pump.

  • Comment 24, posted at 22.08.09 13:19:04 by McLovin Reply

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  • Kaplan soon to be denied entry in NZ. :lol:

  • Comment 25, posted at 22.08.09 13:20:10 by McLovin Reply

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  • into NZ :oops:

  • Comment 26, posted at 22.08.09 13:20:36 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 26) : We knew what you meant. :)

  • Comment 27, posted at 22.08.09 13:22:12 by klempie Reply

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  • Bet Graham Henry is gonna have a lot to say about JK

  • Comment 28, posted at 22.08.09 13:22:26 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 27) : You never know with the SW lot. Minds usually in the gutter. ;-) :lol:

  • Comment 29, posted at 22.08.09 13:23:23 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Just a Fan (Comment 28) : Wonder what laws he wants changed now? :twisted:

  • Comment 30, posted at 22.08.09 13:24:37 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 29) : Defintely there now……. :lol:

  • Comment 31, posted at 22.08.09 13:24:48 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • 15-9

  • Comment 32, posted at 22.08.09 13:25:21 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 30) : Well the “foward pass” and the obstruction ones are gonna have to get reviewed, because the AB’s cant play without doing either…

  • Comment 33, posted at 22.08.09 13:25:58 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • @Just a Fan (Comment 31) : Yeh. Nothing left to the imagination… :lol:

  • Comment 34, posted at 22.08.09 13:27:44 by klempie Reply

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  • @Just a Fan (Comment 33) : :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

    Funny & true.

  • Comment 35, posted at 22.08.09 13:28:18 by McLovin Reply

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  • Elsom’s eina.

  • Comment 36, posted at 22.08.09 13:29:31 by McLovin Reply

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  • Try?

  • Comment 37, posted at 22.08.09 13:30:52 by McLovin Reply

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  • I bet that NZ citing judge wished he had cited Matt Giteau…he has beena thorn in the AB’s side…

  • Comment 38, posted at 22.08.09 13:31:14 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Aus being outmuscled. :roll:

  • Comment 39, posted at 22.08.09 13:31:37 by McLovin Reply

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  • Humph…….AB’s scored a try…Aussies getting tired from all the defending…

  • Comment 40, posted at 22.08.09 13:32:01 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • 15-16

  • Comment 41, posted at 22.08.09 13:32:18 by McLovin Reply

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  • Pen Aus right in front.

  • Comment 42, posted at 22.08.09 13:33:23 by McLovin Reply

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  • Aussies hit back firing……

  • Comment 43, posted at 22.08.09 13:33:36 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • 18-16

  • Comment 44, posted at 22.08.09 13:34:18 by McLovin Reply

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  • AGAIN AB kill the ball in the red zone and no yellow. :evil:

  • Comment 45, posted at 22.08.09 13:35:00 by McLovin Reply

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  • Cracking game.

  • Comment 46, posted at 22.08.09 13:37:00 by klempie Reply

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  • JK being very leniant on the AB’s though……

  • Comment 47, posted at 22.08.09 13:38:17 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • all this kicking…what is Graham Henry gonna do if they change the rules?

  • Comment 48, posted at 22.08.09 13:39:49 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Drop from Carter. :shock: I thought they liked to run.

  • Comment 49, posted at 22.08.09 13:42:31 by McLovin Reply

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  • DC misses DG.

  • Comment 50, posted at 22.08.09 13:42:37 by klempie Reply

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  • Aus cock up. Pen kick for the match.

  • Comment 51, posted at 22.08.09 13:45:16 by McLovin Reply

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  • WOOOOOhoooooo….I hope he misses…

  • Comment 52, posted at 22.08.09 13:45:34 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 51) : I think JK’s cocked that up.

  • Comment 53, posted at 22.08.09 13:45:46 by klempie Reply

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  • 18-19

  • Comment 54, posted at 22.08.09 13:46:13 by McLovin Reply

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  • Why is he taking the kick – I thought they preferred to run the ball…

  • Comment 55, posted at 22.08.09 13:46:30 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • @klempie (Comment 53) : I agree….

  • Comment 56, posted at 22.08.09 13:46:55 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Knock-on!

  • Comment 57, posted at 22.08.09 13:48:31 by McLovin Reply

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  • no!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! stupid knock on.

  • Comment 58, posted at 22.08.09 13:48:41 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • Close game.

    Big boys back next week.

  • Comment 59, posted at 22.08.09 13:49:16 by McLovin Reply

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  • Never thought thaat I would be dissappointed when the Wallabies lost…. :roll:

  • Comment 60, posted at 22.08.09 13:49:51 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 59) : Aus are gonna be tough to beat next week after losing like this.

  • Comment 61, posted at 22.08.09 13:50:15 by klempie Reply

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  • Pakslae in Perth for the Wallabies next week. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 62, posted at 22.08.09 13:50:41 by McLovin Reply

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  • What crap! Richie Mcall!

  • Comment 63, posted at 22.08.09 13:51:19 by Just a Fan Reply

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  • greetings from Butch James country

  • Comment 64, posted at 22.08.09 14:34:54 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 64) : :???:

  • Comment 65, posted at 22.08.09 14:52:44 by klempie Reply

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