The All Blacks celebrated their 600th game with joy in its history with a resounding victory over Fiji by 60-13 at the FMG Stadium in Hamilton. In this way, they appropriated both matches played against each other in this July window. The men in black will wait for August 7 where they will host the Wallabies.
On this occasion, the tries were delayed in coming compared to the previous match, although Sevu reece compensated over time and put a hat-trick in twenty minutes, during the first half. New Zealand was more solid in attack, generating a clean and fast distribution of the passes until they reached Fijian territory. Despite this, the islanders stood out for the defense they built throughout the match, but at times the imbalance of the men in black clearly outweighed.
Ardie savea premiered the complementary stage with a try at minute of play after wearing the shirt of the All blacks. The set led by Ian Foster He accelerated to speed and left the rival team without response. Then came the ever-present try Will jordan who did not miss his chance to give New Zealand a try and convert his seventh in three games.
For his part, the little prominence of Fiji took him Peni ravai that gave him the only conquest. As the hands of the clock passed, the performance of the Fijians deteriorated and New Zealand the opposite. Rieko Ioane confirmed the win with the try less than ten minutes into the second half. Later, Shannon frizell continued to join the list of conquests Y Samisoni Taukei’aho he took a double on his debut with the last shout at 81 that sentenced the 60-13 win over Fiji.
The All Blacks are waiting for the Wallabies for the long-awaited Bledisloe Cup. The appointment is scheduled for August 7 at 3.55 local time. For its part, Fiji will wait for the next window where it will visit Wales on November 5 at the Principality Stadium.