New Zealand vs Canada
11:15am Wednesday 2nd October
The Barrett brothers observed producing All Blacks background by each scoring a try since the Rugby World Cup holders.
Beauden, Jordie and Scott became the first trio of brothers to lineup for New Zealand in a World Cup game and it was a high heeled Pool B excursion against the outclassed Canadians.
New Zealand scored nine attempts, the Barretts bagging one apiece, since they ran riot in humid conditions.
Canada have endured stage beatings in five meetings as and lost 29-13 into New Zealand from the 1991 World Cup quarter-finals, but that was.
Coached by former Wales Kingsley Jones, Canada conceded a penalty attempt in the fifth minute after their scrum had been shipped into reverse and suffered in the set-piece.
Jordie Barrett dotted down from an inch-perfect crossfield kick by Richie Mo’unga, while Sonny Bill Williams gained to dummy over and place New Zealand 21-0 up.
Canada’s best chance came after Gordon McRorie pounced on a handling error and also his spouse Peter Nelson tore downfield, only for Beauden Barrett into hare back and make a superb last-ditch tackle on the prior Ulster back.
The ball dropped on the line as both teams struggled with their managing but Beauden guaranteed the bonus-point was secured before half-time if he hurried Williams’ grubber to score beneath the posts.
Rieko Ioane improved their edge only 42 seconds into the second half, Williams again the founder, while Scott Barrett redeemed himself.
Substitute scrum-half Brad Weber and shannon Frizell also got on the scoresheet his first All Blacks try and quickly following it up with less than an hour.
This was the final of the although Beauden Barrett must have bagged the 10th attempt of New Zealand with all the clock but he fumbled possession in sight with the point.
While Canada could face another day in the workplace on Tuesday when they take on South Africa, the All Blacks head to Tokyo for Sunday’s match against Namibia.