All Blacks crush Wallabies 33-6

New Zealand's Brad Thorn (C) falls under multiple challenges during his team's Tri-nations rugby union test match against Australia at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington on September 19, 2009. AFP

WELLINGTON, Cory Jane scored his first test try as the New Zealand All Blacks overpowered Australia 33-6 in their Tri-Nations match at Westpac Stadium on Saturday.

Ma'a Nonu and Joe Rokocoko added late tries while Daniel Carter scored 18 points for the All Blacks with four penalties and the conversion of all three tries.

Flyhalf Matt Giteau slotted an early penalty and inside centre Berrick Barnes kicked a first-half drop goal in a losing Wallabies effort.
It was a sixth successive loss for Australia against New Zealand and left Robbie Deans' side with the wooden spoon after South Africa clinched the Tri-Nations title last week.

The All Blacks took control in the second half with their forwards gaining superiority at the scrum and turning ball over at breakdowns.

Giteau had opened the scoring with an eighth-minute penalty before New Zealand took a 9-3 lead after 22 minutes with three successful penalties.

The Wallabies reduced the deficit when Barnes slotted a 35-metre drop-goal, though they would have received a penalty anyway after All Blacks centre Isaia Toeava was seen to make a dangerous high tackle on fullback James O'Connor.

Toeava was sin-binned but the All Blacks kept Australia scoreless in the 10 minutes he was off and extended their lead when Jane climbed above O'Connor to take a high Mils Muliaina kick.The Wellington utility back then shrugged out of a poor tackle from Drew Mitchell to score his first test try in the right-hand corner.

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