By the numbers: New Zealand v Australia

New Zealand will meet Australia for the 155th time when they face each other in the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final at Twickenham on Saturday. We take a look at some other telling numbers…

3126 – The total amount of points the All Blacks have scored against the Wallaby's.

2143 – The total amount of points Australia has scored against New Zealand.

1931 – The first year the two nations competed for the Bledisloe Cup.  It is named after Lord Bledisloe, the former Governor-General of New Zealand who donated the trophy. New Zealand has held the trophy since 2003.

1903 – The year of the first test match between the two nations. New Zealand won 22-3 at Sydney Cricket Ground.

148 – The number of test matches Richie McCaw will have played following Saturday's clash.

75 – The number of points Wallaby pivot Bernard Foley has scored at the 2015 tournament so far. Dan Carter has 63.

35 – The highest points Australia has scored against New Zealand in a test match. The All Blacks won 35-39 that day.

14 – The amount of turnovers David Pocock has affected in the 2015 World Cup. That is eight more than his opposite number, Richie McCaw. 

10 – The number of offloads Sonny Bill Williams has made. The offload supremo is also yet to miss a tackle and has beaten nine defenders.

7 – The number of drawn test matches between the two nations. Two of the last nine have resulted in draws.

6 – The number of line-out steals New Zealand's Kieran Read has made so far in the tournament.

2 – The number of times each nation has won the Rugby World Cup.

0 – The number of times a nation has successfully defended the Webb Ellis Trophy.

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