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

- They have gone 37 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 36 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 14 defeats.


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

- There is a team notably omitted from that list - Samoa. Samoa have only faced the All Blacks once before at Eden Park - a 35-13 defeat in 1993. They have won at the ground before however, beating Tonga during their 2011 Rugby World Cup pool match at Eden Park.

- The All Blacks have never lost at Eden Park during Anton Lienert Brown'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 49 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 17 victories at Eden Park while Jerome Kaino has played in 15.


- Kieran Read has played in 14 wins at Eden Park, scoring six 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 take a 45-game winning streak on home soil into tonight's clash. They last lost in New Zealand in 2009 against South Africa.

The last time the All Blacks lost at Eden Park

- 8384 days ago
- 273 All Blacks tests have been played
- All Blacks have lost 40 tests at other venues
- Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was the number one song in New Zealand.
- The Lion King was the number one film at the movies.