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All Blacks vs. Wallabies: TV information, player updates, and start time

Rugby Championship Bledisloe Cup game information for All Blacks vs. Wallabies or Australia vs. New Zealand, including start time, livestreams, and TV channel. This Thursday’s Bledisloe Cup action is expected to bring a new chapter to Australia and New Zealand’s bitter rivalry.

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The All Blacks have won 49 of the 62 games that they have played, so rugby fans are accustomed to seeing them dominate this illustrious competition.

However this year’s title race has become extremely competitive due to several subpar performances from New Zealand.

The 2021 champions are tied going into this tantalizing match, giving the Wallabies a decent chance to win some hardware.

The Wallabies were destroyed by South Africa 24-8, so they’ll need to perform considerably better than they did in their previous game if they want to feel some relief.

Since their thrilling triumph in Australia last week, New Zealand has made six adjustments.

Due to an injury, Sam Cane, the captain of the New Zealand team, will not play in Bledisloe II. Ardie Savea will take his place at number 8, while Dalton Papali’i will play openside.

The match-winning player from the previous week, Jordie Barrett, enters the midfield at inside center and is paired with Rieko Ioane because David Havili is injured.

Following his risky clear-out on All Black Quinn Tupaea last week, Darcy Swain was given a six-week suspension from rugby, so he is unable to participate.

In his first Test match since July, Cadeyrn Neville is reinstated to the starting lineup against England.

Harry Wilson fills in at number eight for the injured Rob Leota, while Rob Valetini moves up to number nine.

Can I watch Australia vs. New Zealand live online? What TV station will it be on?

Live coverage of Australia vs. New Zealand Rugby will be available in the UK on Sky Sports Arena and Sky Sports Main Event.

Ten minutes before the start of the game, at 10:35 a.m. UK time, coverage is scheduled to begin on both networks.

Sky Sports subscribers have the option of watching the entire event live on the Sky Sports website or the Sky Go mobile application.

Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast, and Apple TV users outside of the UK can also watch the match.

NEW ZEALAND: 15 Beauden Barrett, 14 Will Jordan, 13 Rieko Ioane, 12 Jordie Barrett, 11 Caleb Clarke, 10 Richie Mo’unga, 9 Aaron Smith, 1 Ethan De Groot, 2 Codie Taylor, 3 Tyrel Lomax, 4 Brodie Rettallick, 5 Sam Whitelock (C), 6 Akira Ioane, 7 Dalton Papali’i, 8 Ardie Savea.

REPLACEMENTS: 16 Samisoni Taukei’aho, 17 Ofa Tu’ungafasi, 18 Nepo Laulala, 19 Tupou Vaa’i, 20 Hoskins Sotutu, 21 Finlay Christie, 22 Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, 23 Sevu Reece.

AUSTRALIA: 15 Andrew Kellaway, 14 Tom Wright, 13 Len Ikitau, 12 Lalakai Foketi, 11 Marika Koroibete; 10 Bernard Foley, 9 Jake Gordon, 1 James Slipper (C), 2 David Porecki, 3 Allan Alaalatoa, 4 Jed Holloway, 5 Cadeyrn Neville, 6 Rob Valetini, 7 Pete Samu, 8 Harry Wilson.

REPLACEMENTS: 16 Folau Fainga’a, 17 Angus Bell, 18 Pone Fa’amausili, 19 Nick Frost, 20 Fraser McReight, 21 Nic White, 22 Reece Hodge, 23 Jordan Petaia.

Who is the New Zealand v Australia referee?

Referee: Andrew Brace (IRFU)

Assistant Referee 1: Mathieu Raynal (FFR)

Assistant Referee 2: Pierre Brousset (FFR)

TMO: Ben Whitehouse (WRU)

What have the coaches said?

New Zealand head coach Ian Foster on picking Jordie Barrett at 12: “It’s based on the experience they had last week.

“We just felt they can start at a high level because they’ve just had the best part of 60 minutes of a Test match so that combination’s a bit stronger.

“The learnings and experience they had there, just flow through to this game and (we’ll) maybe make some changes later on.”

Australia head coach Dave Rennie: “Rieko Ioane had a lot to say to our boys after the final try, mouthing off at Folau Fainga’a around disrespecting the haka.