Wales vs New Zealand player ratings: Autumn Nations Series 2021 - Ruck

Wales vs New Zealand player ratings: Autumn Nations Series 2021

Wales vs New Zealand player ratings from their Autumn Nations Series clash at the Principality Stadium.

Alun Wyn Jones left the field with a worrying looking injury as the All Blacks scored six tries to ease to a dominant 54-16 victory against Wales at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff.

Two tries from Beauden Barrett and further scores from TJ Perenara, Will Jordan, Dalton Papalii, Sevu Reece and Anton Lienert-Brown, plus 19 points from Jordie Barrett, sealed the win.

Wales responded with a Johnny Williams try while Rorr Moriarty joined his skipper on a worryingly lengthy injury list for Wayne Pivac..

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Wales (6): 16

  1. Tries: J.Williams 60
  2. Cons: Priestland 61
  3. Pens: Anscombe 5,40, Priestland 51

New Zealand (18): 54

  • Tries: B.Barrett 3,74, Perenara 33, Jordan 53, Papali’i 63, Reece 65
  • Cons: J.Barrett 3,55,64
  • Pens: J.Barrett 17,25,45

PRIME VIDEO MAN OF THE MATCH: Beauden Barrett

STATS ZONE :

  • Most carries: Johnny McNicholl (Wales) – 12
  • Most metres made: Johnny McNicholl (Wales) – 123
  • Most tackles: Ross Moriarty (Wales) – 12
  • Most tackles missed: Taine Basham (Wales) – 4
  • Offloads: Tomos Williams (Wales) – 4
  • Turnovers won: Ardie Savea (New Zealand) – 2
  • Turnovers conceded: Gareth Anscombe – 3

Wales vs New Zealand player ratings:

Wales: Johnny McNicholl 7; Owen Lane 6, Jonathan Davies 6, Johnny Williams 7, Josh Adams 4; Gareth Anscombe 4, Tomos Williams 6; Wyn Jones 4, Ryan Elias 2, Tomas Francis 3, Adam Beard 5, Alun Wyn Jones (capt) 5, Ross Moriarty 5, Taine Basham 6, Aaron Wainwright 8.

New Zealand: Jordie Barrett 7; Will Jordan 7, Anton Lienert-Brown 6, David Havili 6, Rieko Ioane 5; Beauden Barrett 10, TJ Perenara 7; Joe Moody 6, Codie Taylor 7, Nepo Laulala 6, Brodie Retallick 9, Samuel Whitelock (capt) 8, Ethan Blackadder 6, Dalton Papalii 7, Ardie Savea 7.

Referee: Mathieu Raynal (France)

Assistant Referees: Karl Dickson (England), Christophe Ridley (England)

TMO: Brian MacNeice (Ireland)

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