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Australia v New Zealand: Key facts and figures

October 30th, 2015 by · No Comments · Features, Rugby

With the Final just a day away, we look at the important information and statistics ahead of the showdown

- The All Blacks are aiming to become the first team to win back-to-back World Cups after triumphing on home soil in 2011.

- If they succeed it will be the first time they have won the trophy outside of New Zealand.

- Both Australia and New Zealand are aiming to become the first country to lift the Webb Ellis trophy for the third time.

- Of New Zealand’s 18 opponents faced at the World Cup, they have a losing track record against only two of them, Australia and South Africa.

- The All Blacks have won one and lost two matches against Australia in previous Rugby World Cup matches.

- The last time these sides met at the World Cup, New Zealand won 20-6. That was during the 2011 semi-finals at Eden Park in Auckland.

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