Sixteen tries and eleven transformations: at the Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland, the Tongans were rolled by the All Blacks of the new coah Ian Foster, Saturday, on the final score of 102-0. At the break, the New Zealanders led 45-0 after scoring their first try in the second minute by McKenzie.
Note that Will Jordan, the new nugget of the All Blacks, managed the feat of scoring four tries (10th, 20th, 55th, 68th) while opener Richie Mo’unga scored 21 points (8 conversions and one try ) before being replaced by Beauden Barrett.
Tonga’s biggest defeat
This is the biggest defeat recorded by Tonga against the All Blacks, after the rout of 2019 (92-7) … As part of its preparation for the Rugby Championship, New Zealand will face Fiji twice. .