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VIDEO: Wales use 13-man lineout to score against All Blacks

Warren Gatland dusted off an old Ireland favourite to shock the world champions.

WALES WERE DEFEATED 33-10 by the All Blacks at the Millennium Stadium this afternoon.

Despite the doom and gloom of a third November loss the Welsh coach Warren Gatland still found time to re-introduce one of his favourite moves to the rugby world.

Last seen by a desperate Irish team, coached by Gatland, at the 1999 World Cup, Wales unveiled a 13-man lineout close to the All Black tryline.

The move did not work for Ireland, against Argentina, 13 years ago but it produced the right result today as Scott Williams bulled over for try.

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Speaking after the match, Gatland told the BBC, “We are disappointed by that first half, but a lesser team might have thrown in the towel against the world champions.

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“I think we grew into the game and I was proud of the way they took the game to the All Blacks.”

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