• Short Summary

    The New Zealand All Blacks Rugby Union team fought off a second-half fightback by Wales at Cardiff Arms park on Saturday (2 December) to win by 19 points to 16.

  • Description

    The New Zealand All Blacks Rugby Union team fought off a second-half fightback by Wales at Cardiff Arms park on Saturday (2 December) to win by 19 points to 16.

    It was the first time the Welsh side had been beaten on their home ground since 1968.

    The first half was all New Zealand, with the All Blacks scoring 13 points to Wales's three at the break. The match developed into a battle of goal-kicking between Joe Karam of the All of the Blacks, and Phil Bennett, of Wales.

    Karam scored from his first penalty after two minutes and within 25 minutes had added two more scores. Keith Murdoch scored a try after 18 minutes. The acorn was wales 0, All Blacks 10.

    Wales replied four minutes later with a penalty goal by Bennett.

    John Bevan, scored a spectacular touch-down after half-time when he outplayed two defenders, dashed through a tackle near the line and dived over. The score was Wales All Blacks 13.

    Karam put New Zealand into a more comfortable position with a well-placed penalty from 40 yards out.

    Wales were attacking well and their game had changed dramatically. Bennett kicked another penalty.

    Adam once again came back in the 64th minute with a fine kick that put the score at Wales 13, All Blacks 19.

    Bennett missed a chance when he failed with a pass, but made amends when he put through an angled penalty to make the final score Wales 16, All Blacks 19.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA22UXPT454AKC5ACG6GOSO8IDW
    Media URN:
    VLVA22UXPT454AKC5ACG6GOSO8IDW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/12/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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