Steve Hansen decision could lead to Ireland’s Joe Schmidt joining All Blacks

Joe Schmidt congratules Ireland fullback Rob Kearney after their win over the All Blacks in Chicago

Joe Schmidt congratules Ireland fullback Rob Kearney after their win over the All Blacks in Chicago

Physicality and intensity wins test matches. We're going to be right up in that area.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar led the tributes to Joe Schmidt's side, dubbing them the "best in the world".

"What it does do, I think, and I said this at the beginning of the week, you had the two best sides in the world playing each other, so, as of now, they're the number one team in the world".

"The depth of their experience, the number of centurions they've got - or guys with 70-80 caps - it is formidable and it would be a huge feather in these players' cap if they could topple them".

Hansen hailed Ireland as the "No.1 team in the world" at the Aviva Stadium.

Captain Read said New Zealand could have no complaints with the outcome after they suffered a first loss in Europe for six years.

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"One to tell the grandchildren about, and even better than Chicago, because this inspired Irish victory was carved from a wild match of savage-like intensity in front of a wild crowd who all jumped aboard for the ride", Gerry Thornley wrote.

The game inevitably opened up and New Zealand's backline became more of a feature but Ireland, saved again by O'Mahony before he limped off to a hero's ovation on the hour, survived the onslaught.

Live streaming throughout the United Kingdom is available on Channel 4's website and through their official app.

New Zealand play Italy in their next November worldwide and defeat to Conor O'Shea's side would lead to Ireland snatching first place from the All Blacks although that result is highly unlikely.

A couple of minutes after the try that put Ireland ten points clear they lost a lineout inside the New Zealand 22.

"However the All Blacks are still odds-on favourites at 2/5 for the win, with Ireland at 12/5".

"The All Blacks are giving away seven points on the handicap at odds of 11/10 and as they showed last week they are still the masters of the comeback and we have the visitors to be behind at half-time but to go on to win at 5/1 from 9/2".

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