AllBlacks too fast, too strong
James Mortimer 26 Aug 2012 Getty Images
“Too fast and too strong,” Deans said.
“That was an outstanding performance. They are a side playing with the confidence of being world champions. I don't think there is any side in the world that would have footed it with them tonight."
While Deans did say it was an improved performance from his team, he said that they couldn’t fit it with an All Blacks team that was the best in the business.
“I was proud of the way the boys hung in there, but the All Blacks are a powerhouse,” Deans said.
“They are the benchmark.”
Wallabies halfback Will Genia said that it was difficult to be given a rugby lesson by the All Blacks.
"We got touched up tonight," Genia said.
"We got taught lessons in many facets of the game."
"We are very disappointed, but we have to give credit to this All Black side. They are a great team, they have achieved so much. The best thing about them is they are consistent and you know they will turn up week in and week out."
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