Wallabies break Bledisloe duck
The impressive Bledisloe Cup has witnessed many great battles on both sides of the Tasman © Getty Images
The Bledisloe Cup is named after Lord Bledisloe, the former Governor-General of New Zealand who donated the trophy in 1931, and is contested by the Tasman rivals outside of the Rugby World Cup.
The All Blacks have dominated the history of the famous trophy and hold the record for the longest winning run - an impressive string of results spanning 27 years between 1951 and 1978.
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