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All Blacks, Wallabies settle for a draw
By Raga House | Sun 11 Oct, 2020 08:04

New Zealand and Australia could not be separated in Wellington on Sunday, with their Bledisloe Cup Test finishing in a hard-fought 16-16 draw.

In a drama-filled and exciting contest, both sides scored two tries apiece with Jordie Barrett and Aaron Smith dotting down for the All Blacks while Marika Koroibete and Filipo Daugunu crossed for the Wallabies.

Barrett also added a couple of penalties for the home side and Australia’s other points came courtesy of two three-pointers off the kicking tee from James O’Connor.

The hosts dominated early on but Australia improved as the match progressed and finished stronger. The Wallabies had a chance to win the game in injury time when Reece Hodge lined up a goal-kick from 53 metres out but his effort struck an upright and the teams had to settle for the draw.

-Planet Rugby 

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