Preview of RWC 3v4 Play off: Wales vs. New Zealand

Can anyone see Wales winning without a red card or two?

Both New Zealand coaches, Warren Gatland and Steve Hansen will face off in the 3rd/4th playoff as New Zealand take on Wales.

Most rugby fans anticipate a shellacking (I believe that is the correct technical term) in favour of New Zealand.

If last weekend’s Semi finals are anything to go by, we might have our first triple figure margin.

Wales have played conservative rugby throughout this tournament, which no doubt will fall short against the All Blacks.

Wales only hope is if New Zealand have already switched off, crushed by their early departure from the World Cup as favourites.

However their chances are still somewhere between bucklies and none.

There only hope is either;

1) Red Card early to either Beauden Barrett, Richie Mo’unga or Ben Smith (even then they are 50/50)

2) Absolute (and uncharacteristic) bias from Wayne Barnes

3) Wales play better than they have ever played before

I reckon All Blacks by 35

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