Rugby union – Kiwi media wary of Aussies in 'fitting finale'

Rugby union - Kiwi media wary of Aussies in 'fitting finale'– New Zealand pundits lavished praise on Michael Cheika’s revitalised Wallabies Monday but said the All Blacks remained favourites to win next week’s Rugby World Cup final. Commentators said the two best teams in the tournament would contest the decider after Australia defeated Argentina 29-15 in their semi-final to set up a trans-Tasman clash. “The final will be a better contest for Australia’s presence,” the New Zealand Herald’s Chris Rattue wrote, while Fairfax NZ’s Liam Napier declared it: “A fitting finale.

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