1999 Tri Nations Series

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1999 Tri Nations Series
Final positions
Champions  New Zealand (3rd title)
Bledisloe Cup  Australia
Tournament statistics
Matches played 6
Tries scored 17 (2.83 per match)
Top scorer(s) Mehrtens (66)
Most tries Cullen (3)
1998
2000

The 1999 Tri Nations Series was contested from 10 July to 28 August between the Australia, New Zealand and South Africa national rugby union teams. The All Blacks won the tournament.

Australia retained the Bledisloe Cup, after taking it from New Zealand the previous year.

Table

Nation Games Points Bonus
points
Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
New Zealand 4 3 0 1 103 61 +42 0 12
Australia 4 2 0 2 84 57 +27 2 10
South Africa 4 1 0 3 34 103 −69 0 4

Results

 
10 July 1999
19:35 NZST (UTC+12)
 New Zealand 28 – 0  South Africa Dunedin, New Zealand
(HT: 6–0) Referee: Australia Peter Marshall (Australia)
Tries:
Cullen, Marshall, Wilson
Conversions:
Brown, Mehrtens
Penalties:
Mehrtens (3)
 
17 July 1999
20:00 AEST (UTC+10)
 Australia 32 – 6  South Africa Brisbane, Australia
(HT: 20–6) Referee: New Zealand Paddy O'Brien (New Zealand)
Tries:
Roff (2), Horan, Burke
Penalties:
van Straaten (2)
Conversions:
Burke (3)
Penalties:
Burke (2)
 
24 July 1999
19:35 NZST (UTC+12)
 New Zealand 34 – 15  Australia Auckland, New Zealand
(HT: 22–3) Referee: Wales Derek Bevan (Wales)
Tries:
Marshall
Tries:
Gregan, Herbert
Conversions:
Mehrtens
Conversions:
Burke
Penalties:
Mehrtens (9)
Penalties:
Burke
 
7 August 1999
15:00 SAST (UTC+02)
 South Africa 18 – 34  New Zealand Pretoria, South Africa
(HT: 11–20) Referee: England Ed Morrison (England)
Tries:
Snyman, van der Westhuizen
Tries:
Cullen (2)
Conversions:
du Toit
Penalties:
Mehrtens (7)
Penalties:
du Toit (2)
Drop Goals:
Wilson
 
14 August 1999
15:00 SAST (UTC+02)
 South Africa 10 – 9  Australia Cape Town, South Africa
(HT: 3–3) Referee: New Zealand Colin Hawke (New Zealand)
Tries:
Fleck
Penalties:
Burke (3)
Conversions:
de Beer
Penalties:
de Beer
 
28 August 1999
20:00 AEST (UTC+10)
 Australia 28 – 7  New Zealand Sydney, Australia
(HT: 22–7) Referee: Scotland Jim Fleming (Scotland)
Tries:
Connors
Tries:
Mehrtens
Conversions:
Burke
Conversions:
Mehrtens
Penalties:
Burke (7)
Tri Nations
1999 Winners
New Zealand
New Zealand
Third Title

External links

  • Tri Nations at Rugby.com.au
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