Event Details


Australia v New Zealand


10:00 PM


Dunning ready for Hayman duel

Wallabies prop Matt Dunning is relishing the prospect of his personal clash with All Blacks tighthead Carl Hayman ahead of next week's Philips Tri-Nations battle in Melbourne.
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Tuqiri relaxed before All Blacks' challenge

Winger Lote Tuqiri has denied the pressure is on Australia to win their Philips Tri Nations Test against New Zealand after the All Blacks defeated South Africa this weekend.
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All Blacks arrive in Australia

The All Blacks arrived in chilly Melbourne last night with the Wallabies making confident noises about a Philips Tri Nations upset on Saturday night.
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Smith still wary of Springbok skill

All Blacks backs coach Wayne Smith is not buying into the suggestion that a reduced Springboks side will be any less competitive in Philips Tri Nations matches against Australia and New Zealand.
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Larkham believes All Blacks have weaknesses

Wallabies first five-eighths Stephen Larkham believes the current New Zealand team does have weaknesses and he will attempt to expose them in the Bledisloe Cup clash against the All Blacks on Saturday night.
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Wallabies to target McAlister

Australia has noted with interest that the All Blacks have named Luke McAlister in the unfamiliar position of centre for Saturday's Bledisloe Cup Test in Melbourne.
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Oliver offers insights before Aussie Test

All Blacks hooker Anton Oliver admitted in the crucible of Australian sport that is Melbourne, that the attitude towards all sport in the country was one to be admired.
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Beaten All Blacks still red-hot with World Cup punters

A World Cup year hiccup against the Wallabies has barely altered the microscopic odds on the All Blacks winning rugby's biggest prize in October.
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We lacked mental strength - Henry

Wallabies' taunts that the All Blacks lacked mental strength in the Philips Tri Nations boilover at Melbourne last month may not have been so wide of the mark according to Graham Henry.
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Philips Tri Nations our focus - Carter

Daniel Carter admits he and his teammates took their eyes right off the ball in losing to Australia and has vowed not to let the World Cup distract him in the two remaining Philips Tri Nations Tests.
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