New Zealand's All Blacks rugby team beats Australia 49-28

08:22, August 02, 2010      

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New Zealand's The All Blacks rugby team is on track for a fifth Tri-Nations title in six years after their emphatic 49-28 win over Australia in Melbourne on Saturday night.

The All Blacks notched up four tries and a 32-14 lead in the first half, securing a bonus point before the break.

They added three tries in the second half to get their third win from three games in the tournament, Radio New Zealand reported.

Drew Mitchell scored an early try for the Wallabies, but was sent off after earning his second yellow card two minutes after the break, leaving Australia with 14 players for most of the second half.

Fullback Mils Muliaina scored a try in each half for the All Blacks, while Dan Carter collected 19 points, including a try, four conversions and two penalties.

The All Blacks lost prop Owen Franks to a yellow card in the 24th minute but were unfazed and mounted wave after wave of ferocious drives.

Source: Xinhua


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