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All Blacks retain Bledisloe Cup after contentious 39-37 win

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Nothing 'contentious' about that final decision. The referee warned Foley four times in forty seconds to stop wasting time, as he had been warning the Aussie team as a whole throughout the game. You can even see Foley's teammates in the background screaming at him to take the kick. And all the ABs got was a scrum. They still had to score from it.

Swain's (yellow card) for dangerous play when he rejoined the ruck and appeared to target Quinn Tupaea's knee.

...wasn't contentious either. The ref simply got that one wrong. This player, with a history of poor behaviour, deliberately attacked the All Black player's leg and could have dealt him a career-ending injury. He's out for the season as it is. And Swaim has since been cited for the action, meaning it should have been red.

Also, a pass before Kellaway's first try was at least 17 miles forward. Foley didn't waste any time taking that kick, seeing as the TMO can't review anything after a conversion is taken. The try would rightly have been ruled out.

Yeah, the Aussie and northern scribes are going to cry about the result, but only because it wasn't the one they wanted.

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