After the demonstration against Tonga, the All Blacks beat Fiji (57-27) in a Test match in Dunedin.
Already against Tonga (102-0) last weekend New Zealand again imposed against Fiji (57-23) in Dunedin, but it was pushed further before the score increased at the end of the match.
The All Blacks scored four of their last nine attempts in the last quarter, against a four-time teacher Dan Coles’ alternate hooker.
But the Fijians, who played their first game of the year and their second after the 2019 World Cup, have so far put up great opposition to them.
The start of the match did not yet boost the New Zealand health walk, with three attempts in 12 minutes, two for Jordi Barrett in the back and two for quarterback David Howell. Central team member Levani Potia, the captain who returned to the tournament after his red card in the European Cup final, did not give up.
Named for the flashes on their backs, they hit three forward attempts, thanks to Albert Deuce, Mesulome Cunaula and Penalty, who collapsed in front of their line by the Blacks.
Next Saturday is a new clash between the two teams
Overall high, New Zealand recorded its second-row Prodi Ritalik return after a freelance at the Japanese Championship, accelerating on the hourly mark. As captain of the first-winning scrum half Aaron Smith, he had to wait until his 32nd and 98th pick in a black jersey to know his years.
The two teams meet again next Saturday in Hamilton, New Zealand, before the All Blacks face Australia three times in August.
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