Australia v Wales – Match Highlights – Rugby World Cup

Posted on : 15th October 2015
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Australia held on to beat Wales, despite playing almost ten minutes of the second half with 13 men, meaning the Wallabies finish top of Pool A.

Australia took a 9-6 lead in the second half, extended by a Foley penalty in the 49th minute before things took a bad turn for the Wallabies.

Both Will Genia and Dean Mumm were yellow-carded within three minutes of each other and Wales attacked the line relentlessly, but they could not find a way through as grim Wallaby defence held firm to eventually return to full strength and claim a famous victory.

Wales began the match at a great rate, with their pack exerting huge pressure, winning an early scrum against the head and forcing numerous turnovers in the half, but a penalty from fly-half Dan Biggar and a 3-0 lead was all Wales had to show for their early dominance.

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