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As it happened: Ireland 22 New Zealand 24

Published 24/11/2013 | 11:29

Samuel Whitelock, left, and Richie McCaw, New Zealand, in action against Cian Healy, Ireland.
Samuel Whitelock, left, and Richie McCaw, New Zealand, in action against Cian Healy, Ireland.
The Ireland team look on as the New Zealand team perform the Haka ahead of the game.
The Ireland team led by Paul OConnell stand facing the Haka ahead of the game.
The New Zealand team perform the Haka ahead of the game.
Joe Schmidt ahead of the game.
The New Zealand team perform the Haka ahead of the game.
24 November 2013; The New Zealand and Ireland teams during the National Anthem. Guinness Series International, Ireland v New Zealand, Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE
The Ireland team look on as the New Zealand team perform the Haka ahead of the game.
Rory Best, Ireland, breaks through the tackles of Luke Romano, left, and Steven Luatua, New Zealand, on the way to scoring his sides second try.
Maa Nonu, New Zealand, is tackled by Mike Ross, Ireland.
Conor Murray is congratulated by team-mates
Aaron Cruden, New Zealand, is tackled by Jamie Heaslip, Ireland.
Rory Best, Ireland, scores his sides second try.
Conor Murray, Ireland, goes over to score his sides first try.
Paul OConnell, Ireland, goes for the ball in a lineout against Brodie Retallick, New Zealand.
Aaron Cruden, New Zealand, is tackled by Sean OBrien, Ireland.
24 November 2013; Rob Kearney, Ireland, on his way to scoring his side's third try. Guinness Series International, Ireland v New Zealand, Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE
Rob Kearney, Ireland, on his way to scoring his sides third try.
Rob Kearney, Ireland, on his way to scoring his sides third try.
Supporters look on as Jonathan Sexton, Ireland, prepares to kick a conversion.
Sean OBrien, Ireland, breaks clear of the tackle of Andrew Hore,
24 November 2013; Ireland's Rory Best is led off the field by Dr. Eanna Falvey after picking up an injury during the first half. Guinness Series International, Ireland v New Zealand, Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE
24 November 2013; Rob Kearney, Ireland, on his way to scoring his side's third try. Guinness Series International, Ireland v New Zealand, Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin. Picture credit: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
24 November 2013; Ireland's Rob Kearney scores his side's third try despite the attempts of New Zealand's Kieran Read. Guinness Series International, Ireland v New Zealand, Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE
24 November 2013; Ireland's Rory Best receives treatment from Dr. Eanna Falvey after picking up an injury during the first half. Guinness Series International, Ireland v New Zealand, Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE
Tommy Bowe, Ireland, catches a high ball ahead of Brodie Retallick, New Zealand.
Cian Healy, Ireland, is tackled by Wyatt Crockett, New Zealand.
Irelands Rob, left, and Dave Kearney, attempt to claim a high ball ahead of Richie McCaw, New Zealand.
Steven Luatua, New Zealand, is tackled by Dave Kearney, Ireland.
Rob Kearney, Ireland, scores his sides third try despite the efforts of Kieran Read, New Zealand.
Cian Healy, Ireland, is tackled by Maa Nonu. New Zealand.
Paul OConnell, Ireland, is tackled by Richie McCaw, New Zealand.
Julian Savea, New Zealand, on his way to scoring his sides first try despite the efforts of Conor Murray, Ireland.
Aaron Cruden, New Zealand, in action against Peter OMahony, right, and Sean OBrien, Ireland.
Ben Smith, New Zealand, is tackled by Paul OConnell, Ireland.
Rob Kearney, Ireland, picks up the ball on his way to scoring his sides third try.
Maa Nonu, New Zealand, is tackled by Jonathan Sexton, Ireland.
Rob Kearney, center, Ireland, is congratulated by team-mates, from left, Jamie Heaslip, Dave Kearney, Isaac Boss and Kevin McLaughlin after scoring his sides third try.
Rob Kearney, second from left, Ireland, is congratulated by team-mates after scoring his sides third try.
Rob Kearney, Ireland, slips through the tackle of Maa Nonu, left, and Ben Smith, New Zealand.
Cian Healy, Ireland, breaks through the challenge of Richie McCaw, New Zealand.
Julian Savea, New Zealand, is tackled by Sean OBrien, Ireland. Guinness Series International, Ireland v New Zealand, Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin.
Brian ODriscoll, Ireland, speaks with Dr. Eanna Falvey after the half-time whistle.
Sean OBrien, Ireland, is tackled by Andrew Hore, New Zealand.
24 November 2013; Brian O'Driscoll, Ireland, leaves the field injured during the second half. Guinness Series International, Ireland v New Zealand, Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin. Picture credit: Paul Mohan / SPORTSFILE
Ireland supporters wave their flags as the Irish team leave the field after the first half.
Devin Toner, Ireland, wins a lineout from Brodie Retallick, New Zealand. Guinness Series International, Ireland v New Zealand, Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin.
Brian ODriscoll, Ireland, leaves the field injured during the second half. Guinness Series International, Ireland v New Zealand, Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin.
Brian ODriscoll, Ireland, is replaced by Luke Marshall during the second half.
Samuel Whitelock, left, and Richie McCaw, New Zealand, in action against Cian Healy, Ireland.
Samuel Whitelock, left, and Richie McCaw, New Zealand, in action against Cian Healy, Ireland.
Aaron Cruden, New Zealand, is tackled by Conor Murray, left, and Gordon DArcy, Ireland.
24 November 2013; Aaron Cruden, New Zealand, is tackled by Conor Murray, left, and Gordon D'Arcy, Ireland. Guinness Series International, Ireland v New Zealand, Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE
Aaron Cruden, New Zealand, is tackled by Conor Murray, Ireland. Guinness Series International, Ireland v New Zealand, Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin.
Devin Toner, Ireland, and Samuel Whitelock, New Zealand, go for the ball in a lineout. Guinness Series International, Ireland v New Zealand, Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Sean Cronin, Ireland, is tackled by Sam Whitelock, New Zealand. Guinness Series International, Ireland v New Zealand, Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin.
Rob Kearney, Ireland, is tackled by Ryan Crotty, New Zealand. Guinness Series International, Ireland v New Zealand, Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin.
Irelands Brian ODriscoll is led off the field by Dr. Eanna Falvey, right, and Dr. Jim McShane, left, after picking up an injury.
Irelands Jonathan Sexton reacts after missing a kick in the 74th minute of the game.
Irelands Jonathan Sexton reacts after missing a kick in the 74th minute of the game.

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