2016 - 541st All Black test

25 June 2016

541st All Black test

NEW ZEALAND v WALES (3rd test) at Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin

Saturday 25th June 2016

Fulltime score – New Zealand 46 Wales 6

Halftime – New Zealand 18 Wales 6

Attendance; 29,000


Referee; Jerome Garces (France)

Referee’s Assistants; Andrew Lees (Australia) and Jaco Peyper (South Africa)

Television Match Official; George Ayoub (Australia)



The scorers:

For New Zealand:
Tries: B.Barrett (2), B.Smith, D.Coles, G.Moala and I.Dagg. 

Cons:  B.Barrett (5)
Pen: B.Barrett (2)

For Wales:


Pen: D.Biggar (2)

New Zealand: 15 Israel Dagg, 14 Ben Smith, 13 George Moala (rep’d Waisake Naholo 49m), 12 Ryan Crotty (rep’d by Lima Sopoaga 56m), 11 Julian Savea; 10 Beauden Barrett,  9 Aaron Smith (rep’d by Tawera Kerr-Barlow 73m), 8 Kieran Read (c), 7 Sam Cane, 6 Elliot Dixon (debut) (rep’d by Liam Squire (debut) 56m), 5 Sam Whitelock, 4 Brodie Retallick (rep’d by Luke Romano 65m), 3 Charlie Faumuina (rep’d Ofa Tu’ungafasi (debut) 53m), 2 Dane Coles (rep’d by Codie Taylor 73m), 1 Joe Moody (rep’d by Wyatt Crockett 53m)

Wales: 15 Rhys Patchell, 14 Liam Williams (temp sub’d by Scott Williams 27-38m), 13 Jonathan Davies, 12 Jamie Roberts (rep’d by Scott Williams 55m), 11 Hallam Amos, 10 Dan Biggar (rep’d by Rhys Priestland 59m), 9 Rhys Webb (rep’d by Gareth Davies 56m), 8 Taulupe Faletau, 7 Sam Warburton (c) (rep’d by Ellis Jenkins 71m), 6 Ross Moriarty, 5 Alun Wyn Jones, 4 Luke Charteris (rep’d by Jake Ball 60m), 3 Tomas Francis (rep’d by Samson Lee 47m), 2 Ken Owens (rep’d by Scott Baldwin 57m), 1 Rob Evans (sub’d by Aaron Jarvis 47m)...


Wales skipper Sam Warburton became only the 10th player to play 50 Tests as an international captain (including two for the British & Irish Lions) when he led his country for the 48th time.


With New Zealand winning the test series 3-0 it made it 63 years since Wales won a test against the All Blacks (December 19 1953) and a sequence of 29 test wins over Wales by the All Blacks.


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