'We will take the positives, we did play some great stuff. But the overall feeling is that we played well for 60-70 minutes and got punished for a couple of bad spells, just before and after half-time.'
IRELAND CAPTAIN BRIAN O'DRISCOLL
'We had to work hard for it. I knew if we were patient that we would get opportunities. It was a good tough Test match with both teams ready to have a crack.'
NEW ZEALAND CAPTAIN RICHIE MCCAW