Australia Rugby

Conrad Smith (L) of New Zealand is tackled by Ben Mowen of Australia during the 2nd Bledisloe Cup game rugby union match between the New Zealand All Blacks and Australia at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington on Saturday. Photo: AFP

New Zealand beat Australia 27-16

Winger Ben Smith kept up his prolific try-scoring record in test matches this season, touching down twice as New Zealand took advantage of lax defence to beat Australia 27-16 in the Rugby Championship and retain the Bledisloe Cup on Saturday.