Bloemfontein - The All Blacks completed their prefect year yesterday when a Ryan Crotty try after the siren saw them snatch victory away from the defiant Irish.
The Irish had stormed into a 22-7 half-time lead but they failed to score a point in the second-half and a missed penalty by Johnny Sexton four minutes from time cost them their first ever victory over the All Blacks.
The Irish were rampant and had a third try in the 19th minute. They had however spoken about the last 20 minutes of the match all week, a period of the game they consider the All Blacks to be at their best. T
The Kiwis were able to score 17 points in the last quarter of the match to break Irish hearts and become the first team in the modern era to finish a year unbeaten.