New Zealand thrash Australia in Rugby Championship
August 24 , 2014
New Zealand defeated Australia by a record 51-20 to retain the Bledisloe Rugby Championship Cup for the 12th straight year.
The All Blacks’ six tries put it beyond the Aussies in Auckland. Two tries from Richie McCaw, the All Blacks captain, came in addition to scores from Kieran Read, Steven Luatua and Julian Savea.
At the break, New Zealand led 23-6.
Last week the two sides had drawn 12-12 in Sydney. With the latest loss, the Wallabies have not won in New Zealand for over 13 years.