ABs victory over Ireland 'frightening'

NZ Newswire June 25, 2012, 7:19 pm

The All Blacks performance against Ireland in the Third Test was almost frightening in its ambition and execution, says prominent UK rugby commentator Brian Moore.

The All Blacks thrashed Ireland 60-0 in the Third Test in Hamilton.

"In truth, last Saturday was the immovable and the emasculated; the monolithic Kiwis executing the basics and much more with alacrity against Ireland, physically and mentality drained from their narrow loss seven days previously," he says in his column for The Telegraph on Monday.

"Sonny Bill Williams showed a wider range of skills than most of his global peers - and that without the presence of Ma Nonu and Dan Carter.

"New Zealand illustrated perfectly how they, better than any other Union, incrementally introduce new talent while retaining sufficient experience to ensure they have the fullest chance to perform."

Moore says it was a heartbreaking loss for the Irish.

"To see the mighty Brian O'Driscoll close to tears of frustration after the loss was an uncomfortable sight; given the talent around him over his career, his should be better memories."

Moore, a former England and British Lions rugby union hooker, is considered to be the UK's most forthright rugby commentator.

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  1. Davo02:40am Tuesday 26th June 2012 NZSTReport Abuse

    Peter....HAHAHAHAHAHA. noob

  2. Brett01:27am Tuesday 26th June 2012 NZSTReport Abuse

    Peter I think your mommy is calling you for bed. Rune along like a good boy, this is a comment page for grown ups.

  3. 12:58am Tuesday 26th June 2012 NZSTReport Abuse

    World champs of garbage Davo mavo

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  4. Davo12:37am Tuesday 26th June 2012 NZSTReport Abuse

    Oh by the way, learn to type normal...

  5. Davo12:35am Tuesday 26th June 2012 NZSTReport Abuse

    Actually a great way to practice Peter, Love to see you try tackle a sheep, If you hate Rugby why are you here. Attention seeking looking to annoy people but dosnt work, I come here and laugh at comments like yours, keep enjoying the World champs crush everyone :)

  6. 12:28am Tuesday 26th June 2012 NZSTReport Abuse

    And they practice rugby tackles with sheep haha

  7. Davo12:22am Tuesday 26th June 2012 NZSTReport Abuse

    Ah Peter peter pumpkin eater....go suck a co**

  8. 12:21am Tuesday 26th June 2012 NZSTReport Abuse

    Nz is a rugby small minded nation that no one gives a toss about In the global world

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  9. 12:14am Tuesday 26th June 2012 NZSTReport Abuse

    Stupid rugby no one around the world really cares its only think nz thinks its great at haha

  10. Hank Moody10:21pm Monday 25th June 2012 NZSTReport Abuse

    I've been hiding behind the couch after Saturday night- it was scary stuff


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