Australia has put on a dominant performance to crush New Zealand 34-8 in the Four nations final in front of over 40,000 fans at Anfield.
The win not only sees the Kangaroos claim the championship but it also moves Australia back in to the number one rugby league world ranking.
Mal Meninga’s team ran in six tries to two after over-running a disappointing Kiwis side.
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Daris Boyd was named man of the match while halfback Cooper Cronk was named man of the tournament.
Meanwhile, New Zealand coach David Kidwell insists his job shouldn’t be under threat despite his side’s underwhelming performance.
Kidwell replaced Steve Kearney in September and has only won one of his first five matches in charge.