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Last Updated: Sunday, 2 November, 2003, 09:28 GMT
New Zealand v Wales photos
New Zealand take on a weakened Wales side
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World Cup favourites New Zealand take on a weakened Wales side in Sydney to decide the winners of Pool D
Rokocoko gives the All Blacks an early lead
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Joe Rokocoko gives the All Blacks an early lead with a try after two minutes which is duly converted by Leon MacDonald
Evans is stretched off after a collision with his captain
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Wales' bad start continues when Garan Evans is stretched off with mild concussion after colliding with Welsh captain Colin Charvis
New Zealand struggle to put daylight between themselves and the Welsh
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Wales pick themselves up and equalise a few minutes later through Mark Taylor's try that Stephen Jones converts
The All Blacks tries give them an 18-point lead
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New Zealand begin to show their class - Ali Williams scores one of the All Blacks' three further tries as they open up an 18-point lead
Wales fight back in spectacular style
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But Wales fight back in spectacular style including a Charvis try that sends them into the break just four points down
Shane Williams puts Wales into the lead
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Wales continue to pile on the pressure and go into the lead when Shane Williams sprints clear into the corner to score
Howlett scores his second try of the match
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New Zealand dig deep and recover as Howlett's second try of the match helps put the All Blacks in charge in the final 20 minutes
Wales run out of steam
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Wales simply run out of steam, losing 53-37 in a thriller to finish as Pool D runners-up and set up a quarter-final with England

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