The All Blacks beat Australia to have a hand in the Rugby Championship by beating an unruly Wallaby 40-14 in Auckland.

The Bledisloe Cup was already in the pocket, and Ian Foster’s team turned the visitors into mincemeat at Eden Park, threatening a record 32-0 defeat with 20 minutes left in the game.

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Late attempts by Folau Feing’a and Jordan Petaya have rid them of these colors, although rarely in their 22 years of pain at Eden Park has Australia been so far from winning.

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Will Jordan, Sam Whitelock, Cody Taylor and Samisoni Taukeyaho touched down for New Zealand, scoring a first-half penalty, highlighting the wallaby’s lack of composure in the Auckland pot.

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After calls for discipline from his side, Australia coach Dave Rennie must have gone berserk when one of his strikers ended up in the trash just 124 seconds later.

Jed Holloway, who broke through the All Blacks line in the first minute, was booked for grabbing Dalton Papalia with a javelin 60 seconds later and his enthusiasm turned to recklessness.

The Wallabies held back the All Blacks until there weren’t enough of them – keeping Ardie Savea above the line – and their confidence grew as parity was restored.

Marika Koroibete continued to play with her feet and the Wallabies lingered for a long time in New Zealand’s last 22 matches, only trying to finish.

Frustrated in the 21st minute, Richie Mounga scored the first points on the board from a near penalty.

Bullet passes from Aaron Smith freed Jordan soon after, and the winger swept past a diving Petaja in the first try of the night.

New Zealand’s second kick was less elegant, with referee Andrew Brace awarding a penalty and ordering David Poretzky to sideline for 10 minutes for breaking a maul.

However, few Wallabies fought on and Coroibeta was denied an attempt to step on the line under the watchful eye of referee Mathieu Reynal, who as referee broke the hearts of the Australians with his late empty challenge to Bernard Foley in a 39-37 loss last week. in Melbourne.

For this miscalculation, Foley was booed all night with the ball in his hand.

Lost 17-0 at halftime, the Wallabies’ defense fell apart after returning to the field.

A lucky TMO challenge earned Whitelock a third All Blacks try, and the Kiwi’s sledgehammer power sent Taylor and Taukeyaho to nights four and five on either side of Fainga’s face saver.

Jordan Petaia, who came out early in the evening after suffering a shoulder injury from Lalakai Foketi, scored in the 82nd minute for another consolation.

The result means that New Zealand have given themselves a chance to defend their rugby title, they need South Africa to win by under 39 over Argentina on Sunday morning (AEST) to claim the Southern Hemisphere crown.

Australia, who have won two out of six league titles, are licking their wounds before moving on to tour the northern hemisphere.