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World Cup as it happened: New Zealand 40 Wales 17

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World Cup as it happened: New Zealand 40 Wales 17

By David Williams

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    Warren Gatland signs off as Wales head coach in Tokyo with a 40-17 defeat against the country of his birth New Zealand in the bronze medal match.
  • Wales' run without a win over the All Blacks, which dates back to 1953, goes on.
  • Kiwi boss Steve Hansen also took charge of his final game against the team he used to coach, while Kiwi skipper Kieran Read and several other NZ players played their last Test.

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