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  • Australia-Ireland

    78'’ Smart kick from Burgess and Wallabies force scrum in Ireland 22. Giteau spills pass from Cooper and scrum Ireland 15m from their try line.

  • Australia-Ireland

    76'’ O'Leary illgeally pulled off the ball but ref missed it and Cooper lines up kick. This time he pulls it way wide and Ireland still have time.

  • Australia-Ireland

    75'’ Ireland still in this match but time is running out as Sexton send up high ball. Ireland reclaim loose ball but Wallabies pnch it from base of ruck before winning peanlty as Ireland come inf rom the side. Chance for Cooper to put game to bed here, though it's a long effort.

  • Australia-Ireland

    73'’ Too far for Sexton so he goes for the corner. Attacking lineout Ireland on Wallabies 22. Ireladn win throw but O'Driscoll again knocks on and Wallabies kick downfield forcing O'Leary to cover back. End to end stuff now.

  • Australia-Ireland

    71'’ Quick throw by Ireladn and Trimble finds O'Driscoll out wide. But it's just not happening for the Ireladn skipper tonight and Wallabies turn over his pass back inside. Scrum Wallabies but they concede penalty.

  • Australia-Ireland

    70'’ Varley and Tuohy on for Ireland.

  • Australia-Ireland

    67'’ Relentless attacks from australia but Ireland force penalty through smart O'Callaghan defence. Murphy misses touch and O'Connor launches another attack. Poor from Murphy.

  • Australia-Ireland

    65'’ Cooper slips through another gap and links with O'Connor. Ireland again under pressure but O'Callaghan claims loose ball and feeds Sexton who finds touch. Wallabies on the attack again.

  • Australia-Ireland

    61'’ Easy for Giteau and Wallabies lead

  • Australia-Ireland

    60'’ Ireland penalty but Sexton misses touch and Wallabies make them pay. Ireland run ball from lineout but Sexton smashed by Ashley-Cooper. Wallabies counter and come close through Brown. Ireland stretched here and concede penalty in front of their posts.

  • Australia-Ireland

    57'’ Good spell for Ireland as they up the tempo before O'Leary finds nice touch in Wallabies 22. Pressure on the home side.

  • Australia-Ireland

    55'’ Ireland again threaten as they spread ball wide but O'Driscoll knocks on. Bad error from the skipper!

  • Australia-Ireland

    50'’ Ireland defence stretched out wide. Giteau makes darting break in Irish 22, Elsom continue attack, Beale chps for runners but kick goes long. Wrong, wrong option but Wallabies have penalty back in front of posts. Easy for the centre makes it 19-15 Wallabies.

  • Australia-Ireland

    48'’ Ireland lok to run from deep in their own half and Wallace almost through, but Wallabies snap up his pass and launch attack of their own. O'Leary kicks for corner but O'Connor touches down and drop out Wallabies.

  • Australia-Ireland

    43'’ Lovely midfield play by Ireland creates space on the right for Bowe who almost skips clear of Wallabies defence.

  • Australia-Ireland

    41'’ Cooper restarts.

  • Australia-Ireland

    40'’ Wallabies finishing half on front foot. Giteau and Burgess make darts into Irish 22. Slow ball but Cooper dances through two tackles to scamper over. Amazing stuff from the fly-half. 16-15 Wallabies.

  • Australia-Ireland

    37'’ Cooper tries neat restart by Ronin wide to it and secures ball before O'Driscoll knocks on. Wallabies spin ball wide from scrum but Mitchell knocks on. Too many errors from home side.

  • Australia-Ireland

    36'’ Wallabies offside from Cooper kick ahead (IRB coming down hard on lazy runners and so they should) and Ireland have another chance on goal. Easy for Sexton, five from five for the fly-half makes it 15-11.

  • Australia-Ireland

    34'’ Burgess gets away with knock on as Wallabie put togther series of attacks. But Irish defence good although Cronin comes out of line early in big hit and concedes penalty. Cooper again handed ball and he makes it 12-11. two from three fro the fly-half.

  • Australia-Ireland

    30'’ Ireland win throw and spread ball at speed. O'Driscoll cuts open Wallabies midfield and feeds ball to Trimble, who is tackled into touch. But ref calls them back Wallabies infrigement and Sexton extends lead to 12-8.

  • Australia-Ireland

    23'’ Great chase by Trimble but superb take by Ashley-Cooper. Wallabies kick downfield but Sexton responds with interest and Ireland earn penalty from ensuing lineout. Ireland retake lead as Sexton lands another beauty. Ireland 9-8.

  • Australia-Ireland

    18'’ Elsom wins Aus lineout and forwards drive well. Ireland gain possession from kick ahead. Horne clear after intercepting Wallace pass but called back as it had hit Wallabies finger. Lucky for Ireland and srum back. But again Wallabies intercept as Burgess takes Herny pass to O'Leary and sprints over for try. 8-6 Australia.

  • Australia-Ireland

    13'’ O'Driscoll penalised for intentional knock on and this time Cooper handed ball. Wide out on touchline but lovely strike by the fly-half makes it 6-3.

  • Australia-Ireland

    12'’ Cooper kicks straight to touch and lineout Ireland back in Wallabies half. Not good start by Wallabies. But Aus pressure ireland lineout and steal possession.

  • Australia-Ireland

    10'’ Penalty to Ireland for Wallabies chasers in front of kicker. Long chance for Sexton but another cracking effort puts Ireland 6-0 ahead.

  • Australia-Ireland

    8'’ Wallabies scrum looks stronger than last week as Burgess breaks from the base. But Mitchell knock at ruck and Ireland again let off. Henry and O'Callaghan make good yards at Aus defence.

  • Australia-Ireland

    6'’ Penalty to Wallabies and chance for Giteau to level the scores, but poor effort from the centre. Do the Wallabies have a crises with their kicking after his misses simple effort against England last week?

  • Australia-Ireland

    3'’ Nice strike from Sexton and Ireland take early 3-0 lead.

  • Australia-Ireland

    2'’ Good start frm Ireland as they launch series of attacks and earn penalty for Aus offside. Good ball-control from Irish tight five.

  • Australia-Ireland

    1'’ Sexton kicks off.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    80'’ Cruden adds conversion to make it 29-10.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    80'’ NZ want another score and McCaw breaks free down left wing.Ball is recycled, Cruden puts in grubber and touches down for second NZ try as bounce evades Byrne. 27-10 NZ.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    79'’ Jones adds conversion from out wide to make it 22-10.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    78'’ Wales go wide and Halfpenny again tackled a emtre short. All Wales at the moment. Visitors show good patience before feeding Roberts wide out on right wing, and the Lions steps inside tackle to go over for well-deserved try. 22-8.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    77'’ Gusty second half performance from Wales but they really should have scored there. Roberts straightens another Wales attack as NZ concede penalty and Rees take quick tap. Good stuff from Wales.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    75'’ Jones tries to find a gap as Wales press hard. Halfpenny tackled and NZ defence is good as Wales look to short side. J Thomas again involved. Wales create scoring chance but Davies held up, again by Guildford, and Halfpenny knocks on. Blown chance by Wales!!!!

  • New Zealand-Wales

    73'’ Wales enjoying an attacking spell now with Thomas, Harries and Halfpenny featuring. Lively start by Harries. Roberts wrestles himself over line but is held up well by Guildford. Good effort from the visitors, who earn a 5m scrum. They must capitalize from this position.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    71'’ Cruden on for Carter.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    67'’ Bennett on for Rees in Wales front row, and Rees on the Phillips at scrum-half.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    65'’ Jones on for Biggar. His 12th match with the All Blacks and still looking for a first win.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    64'’ Whitelock on for Read.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    64'’ Biggar tries to get through NZ defence but he's turned over and home side kick downfield. Wales return kick but NZ counter attack and Ranger carries ball to visitors' 22.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    58'’ Strong run from McCusker but Jones knocks on. Ref calls them back for McCaw infringement and Biggar kicks for corner. Better from Wales.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    56'’ Deniol Jones on for Davies in Wales second row.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    55'’ Ranger is on at centre. Another All Black great in the making perhaps?

  • New Zealand-Wales

    55'’ AW Jones penalised for not releasing tackler and another chance for Carter as ref warns Wales. Three more from the fly-half and NZ lead up to 22-3.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    51'’ Wales concede another pantly and Carter punishes them again. 19-3 NZ. Byrne back on and Wales back up to 15 men.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    49'’ Wales fail to chase kick and NZ launch counter from under their posts with Jane making good ground on right wing. Thomson on for Donnelly and Weepu for Cowan.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    48'’ Cross kick Carter to Jane as NZ again on the acttck. But Donnelly knocks on. Another good scrum from Wales and they earn penalty for NZ standing up. Another long chance for Halfpenny from halfway but kick just short.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    45'’ Straight forward for Carter as he extends NZ lead to 16-3. NZ beginning to stretch away now.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    44'’ Wales eating into the clock by keeping possession tight. Box kick from Phillips claimed by NZ and they counter from their 22. Thorne makes ground but hit by Thomas. Wales concede penalty and ref warns Thomas for not using arms in tackle.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    41'’ Carter gets game started again. Wales fell off the tackles in second half last week and need to avoid doing so this time round. Byne in sin bin will not help! Last 40 minutes of Wales' season and they need a big one!

  • New Zealand-Wales

    40'’ Carter punishes Wales with another three points but it's the extra man NZ will have for the 10 minutes after half-time that will worry them most. NZ lead 13-3 at the break.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    39'’ NZ win throw and set up rolling maul. NZ pack makes good metres. Thorne hauled down short. Forwards go again before Wales concede penalty and McCaw points at posts. Tough kick for Carter from near right touchline and this time he pushes his effort.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    34'’ Knock on Carter and Wales counter but big hit Kahui on Roberts brings attack to an end. Wales offside from ensuing NZ attack and Carter finds touch in Wales 22. Attacking lineout NZ.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    31'’ Penalty Wales anc chance for Biggar to cut NZ lead but he snaps at his kick badly and it's way off target.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    28'’ NZ beginning to fizz as Kahui cuts a great angle off Stanley. Race for chip ahead won by Halfpenny.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    25'’ Another super kick from Carter makes it 10-3.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    24'’ NZ retain possession and go through long series of phases. Managing to get over gain line with every attack as they edge themselves into Wales 22. Relentless stuff from the home side. 19 phases before the ball is spun wide and Jane comes off his wing to crash over. Inevitable. 8-3 NZ.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    15'’ Biggar makes space for Phillips on right wing and Wales immediately on the attack. Wales knock on and Stanley clears down field. Some promising moments from Wales but they need to be tighter with the basics.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    13'’ Big hand off from Muliaina on Biggar sets up another NZ attack through Wales midfield. Roberts concedes penalty and chance for Carter to level scores from out wide. Cracking kick makes it 3-3.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    4'’ Nice touch by Biggar sets up Wales attack as the visitors take the game to NZ. Good start from Wales.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    3'’ Prydie claims highball and Jane concedes penalty for not rolling away. Chance for Halfpenny from just inside NZ half. Fantastic kick puts Wales 3-0 ahead.

  • New Zealand-Wales

    1'’ Wales matched NZ for 40 minutes last week can they do the same for 80 minutes today as Biggar gets the match started.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    80'’ Foden takes ball on full at real speed and makes yards into Maori half but his kick ahead is long and goes dead. Nice effort but too much adrenalin from the replacement. Eng keep ball alive in one last attack.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    78'’ Parling claims restart superbly and Eng move ball wide. But there's no incision in the backs. Eng retain possession and earn penalty which Geraghty makes a complete horlicks of as his kick goes long. Poor from Eng and gilt edge chance goes begging.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    76'’ Ripia chips, McAlister takes on full and kicks ahead again. Strettle back but concedes penalty for holding on after being forced into touch. Daft from the wing and Ripia extends lead to 35-28.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    73'’ Ripia drop goal attempt way off but Maori launch another attack from restart and Eng under severe pressure. Robshaw offside and Ripia has chance to extend lead. Simple kick makes it 32-28 and Eng have it all to do.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    68'’ Parling wins Eng lineout and forward try to pick and drive. Geraghty grubber under pressure and finds touch in Maori 22. Better from Eng but they need top challenge Maori throw.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    65'’ Murray and Bourke on for Maori, Newland and Lowe off.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    64'’ Maori drop scrum and chance for Delon to reclaim lead from just inside Maori half. Distance but not direction. Why did they not go for corner?

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    61'’ Eng looking shabby at the moment and things just not happening for Tait. Eng too loose and need to get some territory and possession back. Great scrum may help.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    60'’ Youngs on for Care, Haskell for Steffon and Ward-Smith for Attwood.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    60'’ Sweeney makes good ground through midfield and Maori continue attack. Great tackle from Webber halts them in their tracks but they retain possession. McAlister hauled down a metre short and Eng do well to claim possession and Care finds touch in Eng 22. Eng let off the hook there and poor missed tackle from Care.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    58'’ Coles on for Flynn.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    58'’ Eng try to pick and drive on their 22 but Maori keep ball off ground and win put in at scrum. Another atttacking position for home side.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    55'’ Care makes mess of another scrum but Maori offside amd Geraghty finds touch in Maori 22. Chance for Eng here as they win throw and lauch attacks. But Tait is smashed in tackle and concedes possession. Not a good evening for the Sale centre.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    52'’ Eng come in from the side and penalty to Maori. McAlister to touch and another attacking position for home side. Eng need to regroup here and get back into game or it could slip away from them - and fast!

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    47'’ Chance for Geraghty to show what he can do as he replaces Hodgson. Webber also on for Chuter.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    47'’ Pressure on Eng but Delon does well to claim Maori kick and Eng try to settle. But Messam pinches ball and launches another attack. Maori go wide and Gear goes over for his hat-trick Disaster for Eng as Maori take 29-28 lead. Fantastic pass from lock Triggs sets up try.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    45'’ McAlister conversion makes it 28-24.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    44'’ McAlister makes burst in midfield and Maori continue attack through Gear whose pace and power too much for Eng and he goes over for his second try. 28-22. Poor start for Eng and Tait look vulnerable in defence again.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    43'’ Eng win lineout after Maori kick straight out but concede penalty for going over top. Maori coutner from their 22 and Eng concede another penalty near halfway which Brett kicks for touch midway in Eng half.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    40'’ Maori launch attack but Hodgson intercepts McAlister pass. Robinson cuts him off but fly-half finds Ashton in support and the wing goes over for Eng's third try. Great stuff. 28-17.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    38'’ Hodgson makes it 23-17 and good finish to the half from the visitors.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    37'’ Attacking lineout for Eng taken by Parling. Maori defence is good but Eng win penalty. Care takes quick tap and this time the scrum-half avoids tacklers and scampers over under the posts. Great stuff from the Harelquin. 21-17 Eng.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    35'’ Maori scrum breaks up and penalty for Eng. Hodgson on target and Maori lead now just 17-16.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    33'’ Another decent kick off and again Eng force penalty. Care takes quick tap and launches attack. Eng pick and drive into Maori 22. Barritt straightens attack but defence is good and scrum to Eng. Better from Eng.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    30'’ Ashton tries to counter but is tackled well and Maori drive over ball to force turnover and continue pressure on Eng. Basics not going well for visitors as they concede penalty for going over the top and chance McAlister to extend lead. Wrong option from Ashton. McAlsiter kick drifts wide.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    28'’ Rubbish lineout from Eng - it's not working well - allows Maori to launch another attack. Fortunately for Eng they're pinged for holding on and Hosdgson finds touch on halfway.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    26'’ Brett chips in behind and Gear wins race for ball but spills it on in process of touching down. Lucky for England as Maori looking deadly.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    25'’ Eng under huge pressure again and almost work Gear into scoring position in corner. Maori dangerous every time they have possession.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    24'’ Strettle hauled down out wide, Eng forwards continue attack but ball eventually spilled. Better from Eng but Care again unable to produce clean ball and scrum to Maori and Robinson kicks long forcing Delon to concede touch.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    22'’ Maori offside and chance for Hodgson from just inside their half. Hodgson this time goes for corner and finds touch 15m from Maori line. Eng need to bounce back here and inch their way closer to Maori line through their forwards.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    18'’ McAlister again from touchline and Maori lead 17-13.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    17'’ Mistake from Maori as kick goes over dead ball line and Eng have attacking scrum midway back in their half. Eng need to reclaim momentum after conceding try but Smith pinches ball from Care and counter tfrom Brett finishes with Messam scoring in corner. 15-13 Maori.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    15'’ Terrific conversion by McAlister from out wide and England lead now just 13-10.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    14'’ Great restart by Hodgson and Eng win penalty. Hodgson hits postr and Maori counter superbly through Robinson from under his posts. McAlister continues attack, Strettle and Steffon miss tackle on Gear and the Wellington wing crashes over for fantastic try. Rubbish defence asnd Maori cut lead to 13-8.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    12'’ Steffon takes wrong option going down short side and concedes touch. Maori win penalty at lineout and McAlister cuts England lead to 13-3. Nice kick.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    9'’ Another penalty for England and another chance for Hodgson and another great strike from the fly-half. England lead 13-0.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    7'’ Maori pinch England throw and kick downfield. Delon gathers and returns with nice touch back in Maori half. The full-back has started well after a difficult time for England in last 12 months.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    6'’ Terrific touchline conversion from Hodgson makes it 10-0.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    6'’ Nice grubber from Hodgson and Ashton wins chase for ball and hacks ahead for Steffon to dive on ball and score well-worked try. Great stuff. England lead 8-0. Tight call on Ashton but wing takes chance really well.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    4'’ Lovely take of high ball from Hodgson. The fly-half has started well as Delon again makes good ground down the left wing.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    3'’ Hodgson on target and England lead 3-0.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    2'’ Nice first touch from Barritt as he makes holes in the Maori midfield. Delon continues the attack down the left wing as England make a terrific start. Maori eventuallty concede penalty under huge pressure and chance for England to take an early lead. Good stuff for visitors.

  • New Zealand Maori-England

    1'’ 100 years of Maori rugby being marked and England will hope to spoil their celebrations as the home side get the game underway.