The All blacks had a perfect match and equaled the record of the year 2000 102-0 against Tonga. New Zealand converted a total of 16 tries. The next challenge for those in black will be Fiji at Forsyth Barr Stadium, while Tonga will host Samoa.
In the first half, New Zealand stepped on the accelerator and until twenty minutes it was a constant torture for the Tongans with six conquests. Damian McKenzie he did not miss more than 120 seconds for the first try. Dalton Papalli, Brad Weber (two and Will jordan (two) copied the action of the Golden Boy. Tonga had no chance to impose its game, could not pass the half court before the asphyxiated pressure of the men in black throughout the match.
Despite the fact that the All Blacks had put a brake on reaching the visiting ingoal. The rival team could not sustain the level required to face a country with the level it has, in this case, New Zealand. After 16 minutes without celebrations, the local third line placed its second conquest to go to rest 43-0.
In the complementary stage, All blacks they supported a cataract of conquests that showed the difference in hierarchies between them and the Tongans. Luke jacobson shouted the try after two minutes. On the other hand, Will Jordan became the tryman of the match with five conquests in total.
On this occasion, New Zealand did not slow down and managed to pass the 100-point barrier as 21 years ago when they had made a record against the Tongans by beating them 102-0. Brad Weber, Richie Mo’unga, Rieko Ioane, Patrick Tuipulotu and George Bridge it was the remaining responsible perpetrators who brought the country to its all-time high against Tonga.
New Zealand started the July window in the best possible way, while Tonga will have to rethink several things if it wants to qualify for the 2023 World Cup.