Jordie Barrett became the sixth player in the history of New Zealand in being expelled of a match. When? This Sunday, during the victory of the All Blacks against the Wallabies in Perth for the third date of the Bledisloe Cup and second day of Rugby Championship.
The New Zealand back saw the Red card then a dangerous play on Marika koroibete when catching a ball in the air. Next action, the referee Damon Murphy he checked the play with the TMO and determined the departure of the Kiwi player for the rest of the game (20 minutes later Damian McKenzie entered).
Regardless of the numerical disadvantage, David havili placed a try to maul leaving the first half in favor of New Zealand 18-0. Due to the new regulation implemented to the Rugby Championship, after 20 minutes McKenzie He was the one who stepped onto the court to replace Barrett.
This was the third time in four games that a player is sent off in front of the Wallabies. In 2019 it was Scott Barrett, Ofa Tuungafasi, last year and, this time, Jordie Barrett in 2021.
On the other hand, the story of the All Blacks and the red cards closes with Sonny Bill Williams (2017, against British & Irish Lions), Colin Meads (1967, against Scotland) and Cyril Browlie (1925, against England).