MATCH SUMMARY
TEAMS Australia vs New Zealand
VENUE Telstra Stadium, Sydney
DATE 26 July 2008 12:05
COMPETITION Vodacom Tri-Nations
FINAL SCORE 34 - 19
TRIES 4 - 3
HALFTIME SCORE 17 - 12
MATCH OFFICIALS
Referee Craig Joubert
Assistant Referee/Reserve Referee Mark Lawrence
Assistant Referee James Bolabiu
TMO Shaun Veldsman
Performance Reviewer Stephen Hilditch
SCORING SUMMARY
Australia
Conversion Matt Giteau 4
Drop Goal Matt Giteau 1
Penalty Matt Giteau 1
Try James Horwill 1
Try Peter Hynes 1
Try Rocky Elsom 1
Try Ryan Cross 1
 
New Zealand
Conversion Dan Carter 2
Try Andrew Hore 1
Try Andy Ellis 1
Try Mils Muliaina 1
LINE-UP
Australia
1 Benn Robinson
2 Stephen Moore
3 Al Baxter
4 James Horwill
5 Nathan Sharpe
6 Rocky Elsom
7 George Smith (Captain)
8 Wycliff Palu
9 Luke Burgess
10 Matt Giteau
11 Lote Tuqiri
12 Berrick Barnes
13 Ryan Cross
14 Peter Hynes
15 Adam Ashley-Cooper
 
New Zealand
1 Tony Woodcock
2 Andrew Hore
3 Greg Somerville
4 Brad Thorn
5 Ali Williams
6 Rodney So`oialo (Captain)
7 Daniel Braid
8 Jerome Kaino
9 Andy Ellis
10 Dan Carter
11 Sitiveni Sivivatu
12 Ma'a Nonu
13 Richard Kahui
14 Anthony Tuitavake
15 Mils Muliaina
RESERVES
Australia
16 Tatafu Polota-Nau
17 Matt Dunning
18 Dan Vickerman
19 Phil Waugh
20 Sam Cordingley
21 Timana Tahu
22 Drew Mitchell
 
New Zealand
16 Keven Mealamu
17 John Afoa
18 Anthony Boric
19 Sione Lauaki
20 Jimmy Cowan
21 Stephen Donald
22 Conrad Smith
REPLACEMENTS
Australia
60 Tatafu Polota-Nau for Stephen Moore
60 Phil Waugh for Rocky Elsom
62 Dan Vickerman for Nathan Sharpe
75 Matt Dunning for Al Baxter
77 Timana Tahu for Matt Giteau
 
New Zealand
45 Jimmy Cowan for Andy Ellis
49 Keven Mealamu for Andrew Hore
49 Sione Lauaki for Daniel Braid
56 Andy Ellis for Jimmy Cowan
62 Conrad Smith for Ma'a Nonu
70 Jimmy Cowan for Jerome Kaino
RUN OF PLAY
6 Yellow Card Brad Thorn New Zealand
7 Penalty Matt Giteau Australia
10 Try Ryan Cross Australia
11 Conversion Matt Giteau Australia
17 Yellow card returning Brad Thorn New Zealand
24 Try Mils Muliaina New Zealand
25 Missed Conversion Dan Carter New Zealand
31 Try Peter Hynes Australia
32 Conversion Matt Giteau Australia
39 Try Andrew Hore New Zealand
40 Conversion Dan Carter New Zealand
44 Try Andy Ellis New Zealand
45 Conversion Dan Carter New Zealand
45 Substitution (Blood) Andy Ellis New Zealand
49 Substitution (Tactical) Sione Lauaki for Daniel Braid New Zealand
49 Substitution (Tactical) Keven Mealamu for Andrew Hore New Zealand
55 Try Rocky Elsom Australia
56 Conversion Matt Giteau Australia
56 Substitution (Blood bin returning) Jimmy Cowan New Zealand
60 Substitution (Tactical) Tatafu Polota-Nau for Stephen Moore Australia
60 Substitution (Tactical) Phil Waugh for Rocky Elsom Australia
62 Substitution (Tactical) Conrad Smith for Ma'a Nonu New Zealand
62 Substitution (Tactical) Dan Vickerman for Nathan Sharpe Australia
67 Drop Goal Matt Giteau Australia
70 Substitution (Tactical) Jimmy Cowan for Jerome Kaino New Zealand
74 Try James Horwill Australia
75 Conversion Matt Giteau Australia
75 Substitution (Tactical) Matt Dunning for Al Baxter Australia
77 Substitution (Tactical) Timana Tahu for Matt Giteau Australia
79 Missed Penalty Berrick Barnes Australia