Wales v Australia

Date:

Venue: Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Referee: Wayne Barnes (RFU)

Attendance: 67,436

Wales v Australia Match Reports

Australia once again beat Wales in a thrilling encounter at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. The Wallabies won the match 30-26 to inflict a ninth successive defeat on Wales in matches between the two nations. A selection of match reports is listed below:

Wales v Australia - Story of the day - Match Highlights

Wales v Australia Match Statistics

WALES (16) 26
Tries: North 2
Conversions: Halfpenny, Biggar
Penalties: Halfpenny 2, Biggar, Priestland

AUSTRALIA (17) 30
Tries: Leali'ifano, Folau, Tomane
Conversions: Leali'ifano 3
Penalties: Leali'ifano 3

Man of the Match: Quade Cooper (Australia)

Wales v Australia Team Line-ups

Wales Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1. Gethin Jenkins
  • 2. Richard Hibbard
  • 3. Rhodri Jones
  • 4. Alun Wyn Jones
  • 5. Ian Evans
  • 6. Dan Lydiate
  • 7. Sam Warburton (Captain)
  • 8. Toby Faletau

Backs

  • 9. Mike Phillips
  • 10. Dan Biggar
  • 11. George North
  • 12. Scott Williams
  • 13. Owen Williams
  • 14. Alex Cuthbert
  • 15. Leigh Halfpenny

Replacements

  • 16. Ken Owens
  • 17. Ryan Bevington
  • 18. Samson Lee
  • 19. Ryan Jones
  • 20. Justin Tipuric
  • 21. Rhodri Williams
  • 22. Rhys Priestland
  • 23. Liam Williams

Australia Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1. James Slipper
  • 2. Stephen Moore
  • 3. Sekope Kepu
  • 4. Rob Simmons
  • 5. James Horwill
  • 6. Scott Fardy
  • 7. Michael Hooper
  • 8. Ben Mowen (Captain)

Backs

  • 9. Will Genia
  • 10. Quade Cooper
  • 11. Nick Cummins
  • 12. Christian Leali'lifano
  • 13. Adam Ashley-Cooper
  • 14. Joe Tomane
  • 15. Israel Folau

Replacements

  • 16. Tatafu Polota Nau
  • 17. Benn Robinson
  • 18. Ben Alexander
  • 19. Kane Douglas
  • 20. Dave Dennis
  • 21. Nic White
  • 22. Mike Harris
  • 23. Bernard Foley
 
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