Paddy Casey

Saints & Sinners

All Blacks Claim Bronze Medal

Hansen bows out on a high

New Zealand have claimed third spot at the Rugby World Cup by defeating Wales 40-17 in Tokyo. 

Respective coaches Steve Hansen and Warren Gatland will now step down after this appetizer for tomorrow's final, which saw the All Blacks run in six tries in a comfortable win over the Welsh.

Winger Ben Smith touched down twice, with prop Joe Moody, full-back Beauden Barrett, centre Ryan Crotty and fly-half Richie Mo'unga also on the mark.

Mo'unga kicked five conversions for New Zealand.

Full-back Hallam Amos and winger Josh Adams scored the tries for the Welsh. 

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