New Zealand won 49-14
TSF Man of the Match

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Voting was more spread around than the first two Test matches. Scott Barrett was the winner with 30%

Todd was not a starter but still got into the top 5

Ioane is so consistently good that a hat trick is barely noticed and he scrapes into 5th spot

Forum discussion on MOTM voting

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Match Details

Most forum conversation was about this moment, beacuse we can't have a test thread without the officals dominating conversation
ref in the way

A coming of age test for Scott Barrett was a popular opinion. McKenzie was largely praised but still seems to dvivide forum members opinions.

Did Frizell play well? Why wasn't Todd starting?

Forum Match thread is here

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All Blacks

1 Joe Moody, 2 Codie Taylor, 3 Owen Franks, 4 Sam Whitelock (C), 5 Scott Barrett, 6 Shannon Frizell, 7 Ardie Savea, 8 Luke Whitelock, 9 Aaron Smith, 10 Damian McKenzie, 11 Rieko Ioane, 12 Sonny Bill Williams, 13 Jack Goodhue, 14 Waisake Naholo, 15 Ben Smith
Reserves: 16 Liam Coltman, 17 Karl Tu’inukuafe, 18 Ofa Tuungafasi, 19 Jackson Hemopo, 20 Matt Todd, 21 TJ Perenara, 22 Richie Mo’unga, 23 Jordie Barrett

Tries: B Smith, Todd, McKenzie (2), Ioane (3)
Conversions: McKenzie (7)


1 Dany Priso, 2 Camille Chat, 3 Uini Atonio, 4 Bernard le Roux, 5 Yoann Maestri, 6 Mathieu Babillot, 7 Kevin Gourdon, 8 Kelian Galletier, 9 Morgan Parra (captain), 10 Anthony Belleau, 11 Gael Fickou, 12 Wesley Fofana, 13 Remi Lamerat, 14 Teddy Thomas, 15 Benjamin Fall
Reserves: 16 Adrien Pelissie, 17 Cyril Baille, 18 Cedate Gomes Sa, 19 Felix Lambey, 20 Alexandre Lapandry, 21 Baptiste Serin, 22 Jules Plisson, 23 Maxime Medard

Tries: Serin, Fofana
Conversions: Belleau (2)