Martin Roberts is stopped in his tracks by Dan Carter's tackle as the action reaches fever pitch.
Wales must imitate New Zealand's ruthless efficiency if they are too break their 56-year hoodoo the All Blacks currently hold over their rivals, according to Warren Gatland.
He believes the narrow defeat to the All Blacks was down to fine margins and also feels All Blacks match winner Dan Carter should have been cooling his heels in the sin bin for the final 10 minutes for a high tackle on replacement scrum half Martin Roberts.
"That should have been a yellow card and three points to us," he insisted. "It was a head high tackle. When a guy makes a break into the 22 and is stopped by a high tackle, you expect a yellow card at least."
Carter proved a major influence on the game. In the first half he used his kicking game to good effect while in the second spell his passing was to the fore.
"He has a superb kicking game and is a world class player who doesn't make too many mistakes," said Gatland.
"The All Blacks were dominant in the third quarter but I was pleased that we finished strongly and put them under pressure. In the changing rooms the boys were quite gutted afterwards - in the past they may have been happy with that result."
Wales captain Ryan Jones paid tribute to his battling troops who bounced back after being under severe pressure midway through the second half.
"We're bitterly disappointed, we came here trying to win the game," said Jones. "But I'm extremely proud of the performance, especially the last 10 minutes. We didn't give up but unfortunately we came off second best."
Like his coach, Jones admitted Wales must cut out their own mistakes and capitalise on opposition howlers if they are to consistently beat their southern hemisphere foes.
"The All Blacks capitalised on our mistakes. We can't afford to give them opportunities. You can't give a player like Dan Carter an easy ride."
The British & Irish Cup kicks off this weekend with the four Regional Premiership Select XVs flying the flag for Wales. Welsh
Sat 14 Nov: Blues Premiership Select v Nottingham (2.30) & Connacht Eagles v Dragons (2.30)
Sun 15 Nov: Yorkshire Carnegie v Ospreys Premiership Select (1.30) & Scarlets v Bedford Blues (3.00)
The Welsh Rugby Union is forming a new Youth Board with a brief to help keep more young people involved in the game during their late teenage years and beyond. The first task of the fifteen strong Board will be to analyse and consider the issues which lead to a number of youngsters drifting away from the sport between the ages of 16 and 21. To apply visit www.wru.wales/youthboard
The Foster's Challenge Cup will involve the 12 Principality Premiership sides and will run during European and British & Irish Cup weeks, providing vital fixtures for the participating clubs and an opportunity for upcoming players to step up to semi-professional rugby and make a claim for starting places within the Premiership squads.
Eighty schools and colleges in Wales now have a full time rugby officer as part of the WRU's school club hub scheme. All of the school club hub officers recently gathered at the National Centre of Excellence for various workshops.
With Liam Williams forced out of the World Cup through injury, lock Luke Charteris and Skills Coach Neil Jenkins say they have to put yesterday's defeat behind them as Wales now look ahead to another physical encounter against South Africa in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
WRU Consultant Head of Physical Performance Paul Stridgeon praises the Physical Performance department for their work and dedication as he addresses the media ahead of Wales' Pool A clash against Australia
Twelve young people have been selected to follow a one year WRU Coach Core apprenticeship programme. Coach Core was set up by the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry as part of the Olympics legacy in 2012 and the Duke of Cambridge was on hand to meet the apprentices on their first day in the job. The programme has been funded by the Hunter Foundation.