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Last Updated: Saturday, 5 November 2005, 17:52 GMT
Clockwatch: Wales v New Zealand
All the action as Wales lose to New Zealand in the first match of the All Blacks' tour.

Full-time: New Zealand run out convincing winners and complete the first leg of a possible "grand slam" of Britain.

78 mins: TRY Wales 3-41 New Zealand
Dan Carter pounces for a second try and New Zealand's fifth. Ma'a Nonu's break feeds Conrad Smith and his chip-through is gathered and popped up by Tana Umaga for the supporting Carter to scamp over. He converts his own try again.

76 mins: Welsh wing replacement Nicky Robinson beats Tana Umaga in a foot race to Robert Sidoli's promising chip-through but the ball beats them both to the touchline.

72 mins: Wales are enjoying another spell deep in black territory but their efforts to breach the line are looking increasingly weary.

65 mins: TRY Wales 3-34 New Zealand
Dan Carter romps in for New Zealand's fourth try in the left corner after a series of quick off-loads in midfield. Carter converts his own score.

63 mins: Wales' spell in New Zealand's left corner goes on. Another penalty is popped into touch to set up the attacking line-out. But New Zealand break out and surge into Wales' half.

60 mins: Wales kick into touch for a five-metre line-out but the throw is not straight. Byron Kelleher's attempted clearance kick is charged down and Wales win a penalty after Tony Woodcock picks up and dumps Brent Cockbain. The crowd roar with disapproval in the wake of O'Driscollgate but Woodcock escapes with a penalty against him. Cockbain goes off to be replaced by Luke Charteris.

56 mins: Gareth Thomas limps off as Lee Byrne wins his first cap for Wales.

54 mins: Wales captain Gareth Thomas goes down injured after a try-saving tackle on rampant Kiwi lock James Ryan, who had burst down the middle in open space. Thomas gets up gingerly.

50 mins: Gareth Cooper's quick tap penalty sets up Wales' closest effort but the attack breaks down when passes go to ground.

49 mins: Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips makes way for Gareth Cooper.

48 mins: TRY Wales 3-27 New Zealand
Rico Gear scores his hat-trick in the right corner after a well-worked move down the line off a line-out. New Zealand had opted to kick for touch and chase the touchdown rather than take the three points earlier. Dan Carter converts.

45 mins: Worcester prop Chris Horsman wins his first cap as replacement for Adam Jones in the Welsh front row. His first act is to give away a penalty.

42 mins: TRY Wales 3-20 New Zealand
Another turnover of Welsh ball frees up Kiwi stand-off Dan Carter, whose quick hands feed Rico Gear. The right wing steps off his right foot, then the left to ghost past three Welsh defnders and score his second try. Carter slots another impressive conversion from out wide.

41 mins: Stephen Jones re-starts for Wales, who need to conjure up some magic to get back into the match.

Half-time: New Zealand head into the break firmly in control leaving Wales plenty to mull over if they are to find a way through the black hordes.

35 mins: Wales build a promising period of possession and play goes through more than a dozen phases before an off-the-ball incident - Brent Cockbain tangling with Tana Umaga on the floor - hands New Zealand a penalty and a chance to clear their lines.

32 mins: Welsh fly-half Stephen Jones has blood gushing from his head and gets a bandage applied.

29 mins: TRY Wales 3-13 New Zealand
Wales lose their line-out and New Zealand manufacture a classic try in the opposite corner. Tana Umaga's quick off-load in midfield creates the space out wide and slick handling puts Rico Gear over. The conversion from tight on the line is a formality for Dan Carter.

28 mins: Another Kiwi turnover gives Byron Kelleher a run up the right touchline. The ball is filtered back to Dan Carter but his cross-kick proves the wrong option as the ball bounces into touch.

24 mins: New Zealand's Joe Rokocoko runs over Kevin Morgan and feeds Jerry Collins but he is forced into touch close to the Welsh line.

22 mins: Wales construct a few attacks but struggle to get round the outside of the All Blacks backs and ruin their good work with too many turnovers.

18 mins: PENALTY Wales 3-6 New Zealand
Wales almost hit back immediately when Gareth Thomas' searing break sets up right wing Kevin Morgan. He is eventually shackled but as the move breaks down Wales are awarded a penalty when Conrad Smith is judged to have pulled back Ceri Sweeney. Stephen Jones makes the kick.

16 mins: PENALTY Wales 0-6 New Zealand
New Zealand scrum-half Byron Kelleher takes a quick penalty and squanders the easiest overlap you will ever see to put skipper Tana Umaga in the corner. Luckily for Kelleher, Wales infringe, and Carter pops over another penalty.

14 mins: New Zealand run back Mike Phillips' kick and show the first glimpse of their threat, as Joe Rokocoko and Conrad Smith combine well before Tana Uaga spills the ball.

11 mins: Wales stage their first meaningful attack, sparked by a Gareth Thomas counter, but the ball is turned over.

9 mins: PENALTY Wales 0-3 New Zealand
Wales lock Brent Cockbain is penalised for hanging onto the ball illegally in his 22 and New Zealand give the ball to left-footed Dan Carter to open the scoring from the right.

7 mins: New Zealand are recycling quick ball and feeding their backs at every opportunity but Wales' defence is well marshalled and remains unbreachable.

4 mins: Wales get a chance to relieve some early pressure when Kiwi hands stray into a ruck deep inside the home 22.

2 mins: New Zealand's exciting backs get their first touch but captain Tana Umaga drops the ball as the promising attack fizzles out. 1 min: Wales get an early turnover ball but a forward pass hands the All Blacks their first attacking position, on the left of Wales' 22

1600 GMT: Dan Carter kicks off for New Zealand and Wales gather and clear their lines neatly.

1555 GMT: The All Blacks run out to a generous reception but Wales' arrival is greeted with a thunderous roar.

New Zealand stand arm-in-arm for their anthem and then fan out to perform the Haka.

Then Katherine Jenkins belts out Wales' Land of My Fathers before two fans are invited to sing Bread of Heaven.

1550 GMT: The Millennium Stadium atmosphere is reaching fever pitch under a closed roof as a capacity crowd anticipates the clash with relish.

A Welsh male voice choir leads a rousing rendition of the Tom Jones favourite Delilah.


WATCH AND LISTEN
Interview: Wales coach Mike Ruddock


Interview: New Zealand coach Graham Henry


Interview: All Blacks captain Tana Umaga & Chris Jack



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