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New Zealand and Australia in the Bledisloe Cup.

New Zealand just made rugby history with win over Australia in Bledisloe Cup

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New Zealand have secured yet another win in the Bledisloe Cup against arch rivals, Australia. 

The All Blacks have been historically superior in the competition, as compared to their opponents, winning the tournament for the 44th time, in comparison to the Wallabies' 12 triumphs. 

New Zealand beat their rivals 37-10 in the final game and became the first ever top-tier nation to win 18 consecutive Tests in the process, setting a new record. 

Having held the previous record of 17 consecutive wins since 1969, the hosts even managed to equal that record before being beaten by the Wallabies in 2014. 

The last time Australia won at Auckland's Eden Park was back in 1986, and the trend continued during this year's competition. 

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The game was dominated by the All Blacks during the latter stages, with winger Julian Savea scoring two tries during this period. 

Having seen a try disallowed in a competitive first half, Australia were clearly outplayed during the second, succumbing to their third loss of the annual tournament. 

Dane Coles scored the sixth try for New Zealand to seal the victory for the record breakers, reinstating their reputation as the most successful team in the history of the sport, following their Rugby World Cup win in 2015, which made them the first nation to retain the world title.

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