AUS
NO.NAME
15Israel Folau, FB
14Adam Ashley-Cooper, W
13Tevita Kuridrani, C
T
12Matt Giteau, C
11Drew Mitchell, W
10Bernard Foley, FH
2
9Will Genia, SH
1Scott Sio, P
2Stephen Moore, H
3Sekope Kepu, P
4Kane Douglas, L
5Rob Simmons, L
6Scott Fardy, F
7Michael Hooper, F
8David Pocock, N8
T
Replacements
16Tatafu Polota-Nau, R
17James Slipper, R
18Greg Holmes, R
19Dean Mumm, R
20Ben McCalman, R
21Nick Phipps, R
22Matt Toomua, R
23Kurtley Beale, R

*Players currently on the pitch are shown in bold

Game Info

Venue: Twickenham
4:00 PM, October 31, 2015
Capacity: 82,000
97%
Attendance: 80,125

Match Commentary

81'FULL TIME ANALYSIS

Match report available HERE

ESPN's Sam Bruce had this to say:

"New Zealand are the Webb Ellis Cup champions for the third time after they held off a second-half fightback from Australia to run out 34-17 winners at Twickenham. The All Blacks dominated the first half to lead 16-3 at the break but the second-half sin-binning of Ben Smith for a lifting tackle opened the door for the Aussies and they soon took their opportunities with tries to David Pocock and Tevita Kuridrani. But a Dan Carter drop-goal, of higher quality that his effort against the Springboks in the semi-final, allowed the defending champions to steady and while Australia pressed hard in the closing minutes, a runaway try by Beauden Barrett following a Drew Mitchell error allowed the large All Black supporter on hand to breathe a collective sigh of relief. The All Blacks are deserving world champions."
81'17-34 End of second half
80'IT'S OVER! NEW ZEALAND HAVE WON THE RUGBY WORLD CUP!

Man of the match: Dan Carter

Match Stats

AUS
Possession
NZ
46%
52%
Territory
46%
54%
AUS
NZ
115Runs121
425Metres Run513
4Clean Breaks19
117Tackles114
27Missed Tackles15
9Turnover Knock On6

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