Social media frenzy as world reacts to the All Blacks victory
James Mortimer 24 Aug 2014 Getty Images
It was a fantastic digital response from fans all around the world, highlighting the great interest in Bledisloe Cup clashes.
The fulltime result 'tweet' via the All Blacks official Twitter account has so far been RT 1,471 times, and been FAV 857 times.
Meanwhile over 1,400 new followers joined our twitter family, a record gain over 24 hours - while at the peak of the game, #NZLvAUS was averaging over 8,000 tweets per minute.
The All Blacks Facebook account recorded some remarkable numbers.
The two leading posts, the fulltime score and an image with Richie McCaw, nearly doubled the previous best post achieved at the end of 2013.
Combined, in less than 24 hours, the two images have so far gathered 71,698 Likes, 14,012 Shares, 2,891 comments for a reach of 2,412,090 people.
Meanwhile on Soundcloud, our account cracked 375,000 listeners, while the press conference files have led to 35,617 listens in less than 12 hours.
The All Blacks are indeed blessed to have such passionate fans.
That cup of tea and piece of toast taste good this morning.
Is it just us, or does something just feel really great about waking up this morning? #BledisloeCup #NZLvAUS 51-20 pic.twitter.com/9nPKOizCnf— All Blacks (@AllBlacks) August 23, 2014
So what was the score?
And that, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, is a wrap #BledisloeCup #NZLvAUS 51-20 pic.twitter.com/2rv1LbFNIS— All Blacks (@AllBlacks) August 23, 2014
Video of the team post match
What made Richie react like this in the changing rooms after the match. Watch the video - http://t.co/TYuE8B5ASB pic.twitter.com/H9DiGHX740— All Blacks (@AllBlacks) August 23, 2014
Richie planning in the sin bin
And it was here, that the @AllBlacks captain planned his comeback... #NZLvAUS pic.twitter.com/BIn7upYE8c— All Blacks (@AllBlacks) August 23, 2014
DC watches on...
Let's go brothers #missthis #NZLvAUS pic.twitter.com/z55kmShB8J— Dan Carter (@DanCarter) August 23, 2014
Confirmation of the chat
Top 3 trending topics now in New Zealand: 1. #NZLvAUS 2. #AllBlacks 3. #bledisloeCup More at http://t.co/zZP3Svs375— Trendoa New Zealand (@trendoaNZ) August 23, 2014
My new sounds: All Blacks speak after record home victory against Wallabies http://t.co/Ha3pPrsut5 on #SoundCloud— All Blacks (@AllBlacks) August 23, 2014
Match report: #NZLvAUS 51-20 @AllBlacks v Wallabies #BledisloeCup http://t.co/L9Feq9kUs3 pic.twitter.com/g6qvkGWxtF— All Blacks (@AllBlacks) August 23, 2014
Meanwhile, a great cause!
A fantastic score but more importantly plenty of focus on a very important cause @CureKidsNZ Thanks Eden Park! pic.twitter.com/qcyoFsb4Bx— All Blacks (@AllBlacks) August 23, 2014
To our esteemed opponents
Congratulations to the Wallabies, as always a mighty opponent and one that brings out the best in the @AllBlacks. Safe trip home gentlemen.— All Blacks (@AllBlacks) August 23, 2014
While the IRB boss gives his view...
All Blacks showed bags of class and no mercy to a stunned Wallaby outfit.— Brett Gosper (@brettgosper) August 23, 2014
Most popular News:
Crusaders name team for Highlanders22.Jan.2015
Charlie Faumuina re-signs for two years22.Jan.2015
NZ Women’s Sevens Squad for 2015 announced22.Jan.2015
Best "close tackling 12" in England re-signs22.Jan.2015
Full list of Investec 2015 Super Rugby preseason matches22.Jan.2015
Sign up available for Rio 2016 Olympics Sevens tickets22.Jan.2015