Half time score at Soldier Field, Chicago, was Ireland 25 New Zealand 8. Second half has just gotten under way. BBC text commentary here. Or watch live. Audio is a bit ropey. But it could be history… Update Ireland win! For the first time ever, in 111 years of trying, Ireland have beaten the All Blacks! With 5 minutes to go, the score was Ireland 33 New Zealand 29 and the momentum looked like it was with the All Blacks. But the Irish defence held. And then Ireland scored another try. Final score Ireland 40 New Zealand 29. History.