18 May, 11:09
IRFU Chief Executive Philip Browne has issued a statement following confirmation of Ronan O'Gara's decision to retire from playing professional rugby.
NEW ZEALAND 21 IRELAND 11, Westpac Stadium, Wellington (Att: 32,127)
Scorers: New Zealand: Tries: Sitiveni Sivivatu, Ma'a Nonu; Con: Dan Carter; Pens: Dan Carter 3
Ireland: Try: Paddy Wallace; Pens: Ronan O'Gara 2
TIME LINE: 9 minutes - Ireland penalty: Ronan O'Gara - 0-3; 16 mins - New Zealand try: Sitiveni Sivivatu - 5-3; conversion: missed by Dan Carter - 5-3; 20 mins - Ireland try: Paddy Wallace - 5-8; conversion: Ronan O'Gara - 5-8; 26 mins - New Zealand penalty: missed by Dan Carter - 5-8; 34 mins - New Zealand penalty: Dan Carter - 8-8; Half-time - New Zealand 8 Ireland 8; 43 mins - Ireland penalty: Ronan O'Gara - 8-11; 46 mins - New Zealand penalty: Dan Carter - 11-11; 61 mins - New Zealand penalty: Dan Carter - 14-11; 64 mins - New Zealand try: Ma'a Nonu - 19-11; conversion: Dan Carter - 21-11; Full-time - New Zealand 21 Ireland 11
NEW ZEALAND: Mils Muliaina; Anthony Tuitavake, Conrad Smith, Ma'a Nonu, Sitiveni Sivivatu; Dan Carter, Andy Ellis; Neemia Tialata, Andrew Hore, John Afoa, Brad Thorn, Ali Williams, Rodney So'oialo, Richie McCaw (capt), Jerome Kaino.
Replacements used: John Schwalger for Afoa (35 mins), Adam Thomson for So'oialo (43-48, blood sub), Leon MacDonald for Tuitavake (50), Keven Mealamu for Hore (55), Adam Thomson for Kaino (76). Not used: Anthony Boric, Jimmy Cowan, Stephen Donald.
IRELAND: Rob Kearney; Shane Horgan, Brian O'Driscoll (capt), Paddy Wallace, Tommy Bowe; Ronan O'Gara, Eoin Reddan; Marcus Horan, Jerry Flannery, John Hayes, Donncha O'Callaghan, Paul O'Connell, Denis Leamy, David Wallace, Jamie Heaslip.
Replacements used: Rory Best for Flannery (53 mins), Tony Buckley for Horan (62), Peter Stringer for Reddan (71), Shane Jennings for Heaslip (72). Not used: Mick O'Driscoll, Geordan Murphy, Girvan Dempsey.
Referee: Chris White (England)
Possession: New Zealand 53%, Ireland 47%
Territory: New Zealand 54%, Ireland 46%
Lineouts Won: New Zealand 11, Ireland 10
Lineouts Lost: New Zealand 2, Ireland 6
Leading Lineout Jumpers: Rodney So'oialo 5, Brad Thorn 4, Paul O'Connell 4, Donncha O'Callaghan 4
Scrums Won: New Zealand 11, Ireland 5
Scrums Lost: New Zealand 0, Ireland 1
Scrums Reset: New Zealand 3, Ireland 5
Rucks: New Zealand 84, Ireland 58
Mauls: New Zealand 5, Ireland 11
Line Breaks: New Zealand 3, Ireland 1
Tackles Made: New Zealand 92, Ireland 134
Tackles Missed: New Zealand 9, Ireland 8
Leading Tacklers: Paul O'Connell 20, Denis Leamy 16, Richie McCaw 13, Andrew Hore 10
Turnovers: New Zealand 12, Ireland 17
Error Count: New Zealand 6, Ireland 9
Penalties: New Zealand 9, Ireland 8
Free-Kicks: New Zealand 3, Ireland 1