Ten talking points from the All Blacks' 47-26 loss to Australia

Damn you, Fitzsimons

As I reported here two days ago, Sydney columnist Peter Fitzsimons wrote this before the test in Perth: "It's over to you religious types. I have gently derided your collective absurdities for years. But, I told you, I give up. Friends, it's time to pray for a Wallaby victory. See if that works."

Miracles, we now know, occur in the strangest of places. The Wallabies played like world champions. They punted on halfback Nic White, and he was sensational. They welcomed back from the naughty corner

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