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In Pics: The Match: Ireland 7 New Zealand 45

In Pics: The Match: Ireland 7 New Zealand 45

Click here for photos from Ireland’s 45-7 defeat at the hands of the All Blacks on Saturday.

The All Blacks congratulate winger Doug Howlett (second from right) on scoring another try

A dejected Ireland side wait as All Blacks fly-half Nick Evans lines up another shot at the posts

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New Zealand scrum-half Piri Weepu crosses under the challenges of Johnny O’Connor (l) and Tommy Bowe (r) for a 22nd-minute try which put the visitors 22-0 in front

Test debutant Jason Eaton claims a line-out for the All Blacks ahead of Donncha O’Callaghan

Some of the rested New Zealand players, including Joe Rokocoko, team captain Tana Umaga and star fly-half Dan Carter, who scored 26 points against Wales last week

Munster winger Anthony Horgan, making his seventh appearance for Ireland, fends off Jason Eaton

Ireland’s Peter Stringer tries to break away from his opposite number Piri Weepu

Malcolm O’Kelly gets in ahead of Ali Williams to claim a line-out for Ireland

Ronan O’Gara and Piri Weepu square up to each other in the early minutes. Aaron Mauger, the former Suttonians centre, tries to act as peace maker

Loosehead prop Marcus Horan scoring Ireland’s only try right at the death

Ireland fans in the unoccupied North Terrace celebrate Horan’s late try

The East Stand scoreboard says it all

**Photos by Tom Honan and Billy Stickland of Inpho Photography**