Social media was understandably buzzing after Test rugby made a thrilling return in Wellington. With over 30,000 supporters present for the opening game of the Bledisloe Cup series, the All Blacks escaped with a draw after Jordie Barrett nailed a 79th minute penalty to earn a face-saving stalemate against Dave Rennie’s Wallabies.

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A superb contest was packed full of incident, providing social media with no shortage of talking points, including Rieko Ioane’s costly failure to ground the ball after a mesmerising All Blacks attack, and a 50m Reece Hodge penalty shot after full-time which crashed off the upright.

Here’s all the best social media reaction to the game, which has ramped up expectations for next week’s second Test at Eden Park.

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