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Rugby World Cup - The Breakdown

Published 31/10/2015

New Zealand captain Richie McCaw lifts the Webb Ellis Cup after the Rugby World Cup Final at Twickenham, London.
New Zealand captain Richie McCaw lifts the Webb Ellis Cup after the Rugby World Cup Final at Twickenham, London.

Quote of the day: "They're a pretty strong group of boys." Dan Carter masters the understatement about his All Blacks team-mates.

Tweet of the day: "@nick_easter: Never ever ever ever ever ever ever write the Aussies out in any sporting contest". Apart from when they are playing this All Blacks side.

Moan of the day: Once again the inconsistencies of using video replays was highlighted when Milner-Skudder threw a blatantly forward pass and the All Blacks ended up getting a crucial penalty.

Image of the day: New Zealand captain Richie McCaw lifts the Webb Ellis Cup after winning the Rugby World Cup Final at Twickenham, London; PA.24606916; Gareth Fuller.

Stat of the day: In the first half of the final, New Zealand enjoyed 79 per cent of the territory and 71 per cent of possession.

What to look out for tomorrow: Press conference by the England 2015 organising committee looking back on a hugely successful tournament.

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