Liam Napier lists five takeaways from the All Blacks' 40-17 bronze medal victory over Wales.

Fab five's farewell

The result itself, in the context of the Rugby World Cup, is rather meaningless but it's fitting that five loyal servants of New Zealand rugby – Ben Smith, Ryan Crotty, Sonny Bill Williams, Kieran Read and Matt Todd – depart with the semblance of a smile. Todd played the final quarter after replacing Shannon Frizell but the other quartet all provided inspiration for the dominant victory over Wales. Not letting this crew, along with Steve Hansen and Mike Cron, fade into the


The Ben Smith-Sam Cane conundrum

All is fair in love and war

Wales not as good as they thought

Young brigade