The best in the world clearly got a good run for their money from their Northern Hemisphere opponents France. Ireland were the only side to defeat a top 3 side at the World cup 2011 and were gutted not to preceed beyond the quarter final.
All credit to New Zealand and France on a well played final.
For highlights, pictures, interviews the following media have produced some excellent features on their websites:
OFFICIAL RUGBY WORLD CUP WEBSITE: CLICK HERE
ESPN SRUM WEBSITE: CLICK HERE
BBC NEWS WEBSITE: CLICK HERE