Bledisloe Cup: Wallabies Spoil All Blacks’ Party In Sydney Stalemate

by Paul Cook - The Wallabies have thwarted the All Blacks’ record breaking attempts once again, a rallying performance in tough conditions earning a 12-12 draw at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium and putting an end to Kiwi dreams of a world record 18th win in a row in the process. But it was hard work. Torrential rain made for a tough night with ball in hand, the slippery surface cruelling many an attempted foray and numbing both teams attacking capabilities to the point where penalties proved decisive. Neither team could find a five point breakthrough, making this the first time since 1979 that the Wallabies have failed to score in a Sydney test match. Kurtley Beale and Aaron Cruden shared eight penalties across an 80 minutes in which the All Blacks made the early runn
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