Breaking down the All Blacks' winning streak at Eden Park

The All Blacks head into Saturday's test against Wales with one of sport's most impressive unbeaten streaks on the line.

- They have gone 35 games undefeated at Eden Park since the 23-20 loss to France on July 3 1994.

- The side were held to 18-18 by South Africa the same year and have since won 34 straight.

- There have been close shaves, like the 8-7 win over France in the 2011 World Cup final, but many have come and failed to upstage the All Blacks.

- The Wallabies have been the All Blacks' most regular victim, with 13 defeats.

- The teams who have tried and failed include Australia, England, South Africa, France, Ireland, Tonga, the British and Irish Lions, Scotland and Canada.

There is a team notably omitted from that list - Wales.

- Wales last played against the All Blacks at Eden Park in 1988 (losing 54-9). They've twice played World Cup matches there (France 1987 and Australia 2011).

- The All Blacks have never lost at Eden Park during new All Black Damian McKenzie's life time. He was born a year after the France defeat in 1994.

- Going further back the All Blacks previous defeat before the France loss was against Australia in 1986. Meaning in 47 matches at Eden Park, they've lost just once.

- The All Blacks biggest victory during the streak was a 73-7 win over Canada in 1995.

- The All Blacks have only once failed to score a try during the streak, in the 18-all draw with South Africa in 1994.

- South Africa is the only opposition to score more than 30 in a game during the streak. They lost 55-35 in 1997.

- The least number of points scored by the All Blacks during the streak was in the 2011 World Cup final when they beat France 8-7.

- Keven Mealamu played in 23 wins at Eden Park and Richie McCaw in 22. In the current squad Owen Franks has been part of 15 victories at Eden Park while Jerome Kaino and Sam Whitelock have both been part of 13.

- Kieran Read has played in 12 wins at Eden Park, scoring five tries.

- The most points scored over the streak is 202 by Dan Carter (2 tries, 36 conversions, 38 penalties, two drop goals)

- The All Blacks also have a 26-game winning streak over Wales, going all the way back to 1953.

- The All Blacks take a 38-game winning streak on home soil into Saturday's clash. They last lost in New Zealand in 2009 against South Africa.

- NZ Herald

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