First and foremost, a huge congratulations to the New Zealand All Blacks.
Second, commisserations to the Australian Wallabies. You played well, and you have an exciting future under your coach Michael Cheika, but tonight was not your night.
To Tony Woodcock, Richie McCaw, Daniel Carter, Ma’a Nonu, Conrad Smith and Keven Mealamu your service to the All Black jersey is hugely appreciated. You have brought immense honour to the All Blacks and to New Zealand rugby on the whole.
And last but not least, say what you will about Sonny Bill Williams, but in the last two weeks he has given us a masterclass in how to be a sportsman.