This is not a whinge, because NZ were quite obviously the better team. However, having watched the TV coverage on return from Cardiff, it is obvious that the crowd was right: the ref was a kiwi. Quite apart from Joubert's inability to identify different Welsh players, NZ should have been playing with 14 men from the first minute. It is a shame that this thuggery is so often a part of the AB game because they don't need to cheat.
Anyway, who cares - it was a great occasion. Wales looked like a proper rugby team again, they scored one of the most memorable tries in the history of rugby, and Priestland has surely played his last game. I hadn't at all been looking forward to seven hours of driving in the incessant, merciless rain, believing we were going to be thrashed. It was definitely not a thrashing, and indeed I believe NZ were a little flattered by the score. We have a good shout against Australia. Congrats to Tonga!