Aug 23, 2014 at 8.35am UK
New Zealand
51-20
Australia
Penalty (28'), Savea (31'), Read (50'), McCaw (54', 59'), Luatua (80')
FT
Folau (62'), Hooper (65')

Coach Steve Hansen hails "special" All Blacks after Australia rout

All Blacks coach and selector Steve Hansen during the New Zealand All Blacks squad announcement at the Southern Cross Hotel on October 20, 2013
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All Blacks coach Steve Hansen calls his side's 51-20 demolition of Australia a "special performance".

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen hailed a "special performance" as his side thrashed Australia 51-20 in the Rugby Championship at Eden Park on Saturday.

The record win saw the world champions bounce back from their 12-12 draw with the Wallabies in Sydney last week.

Hansed said after the game: "It was a special performance. I sensed that we were going to play a lot better than the week before, because we played so poor the week before and because we trained so very well.

"We managed to bring our A game tonight."

The All Blacks will host Argentina next Saturday while Australia will face South Africa.

Richie McCaw of New Zealand looks on during the Rugby Championship between the New Zealand All Blacks and Argentina at Waikato Stadium on September 7, 2013
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