New Zealand vs. Australia: 6 Things We Learned

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New Zealand vs. Australia: 6 Things We Learned
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Retaining the Bledisloe Cup in fairly rudimentary fashion, New Zealand once again overcame their Australian rivals to win the series for an 11th consecutive year.

The All Blacks weren’t quite as offensively prolific as many might have supposed on home soil, but were nonetheless impressive in cementing their position as one of the world's finest sides, if not still the finest.

Steve Hansen’s side may be at the summit of world rugby, but the key to a great team is one that never stops learning. Both sides had lessons to take away from this week’s first Rugby Championship encounter.

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