Wales v Australia

Date:

Venue: Principality Stadium, Cardiff

Referee: Craig Joubert (SARU)

Attendance: 55,776

Wales v Australia Match Reports

Wales were swept aside by a rampant Australian side, which won 32-8 at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. The Wallabies scored five tries in a hugely impressive display, particularly in the first half when they dominated possession. It was Australia's 12th straight victory over Wales. A selection of match reports is listed below:

Wales v Australia - Match Highlights

Wales v Australia - Match Stats

Wales: (3) 8
Try: S Williams (62')
Penalty: Halfpenny (7')

Australia: (20) 32
Try: Moore (11'), Hodge (26'), Kuridrani (35'), Foley (55'), Haylett-Petty (76')
Conversion; Foley (37', 77')
Penalty: Foley (5')

Man of The Match: Bernard Foley (Australia)

Wales v Australia - Team Line-ups

Wales Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Gethin Jenkins (CAPTAIN)
  • 2 Ken Owens
  • 3 Samson Lee
  • 4 Bradley Davies
  • 5 Luke Charteris
  • 6 Dan Lydiate
  • 7 Justin Tipuric
  • 8 Ross Moriarty

Backs

  • 9 Rhys Webb
  • 10 Dan Biggar
  • 11 George North
  • 12 Jamie Roberts
  • 13 Scott Williams*
  • 14 Alex Cuthbert
  • 15 Leigh Halfpenny

Replacements

  • 16 Scott Baldwin
  • 17 Nicky Smith
  • 18 Tomas Francis
  • 19 Cory Hill
  • 20 James King
  • 21 Gareth Davies
  • 22 Sam Davies
  • 23 Hallam Amos

*injury replacement for Jonathan Davies

Australia Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Scott Sio
  • 2 Stephen Moore (CAPTAIN)
  • 3 Sekope Kepu
  • 4 Rory Arnold
  • 5 Adam Coleman
  • 6 David Pocock
  • 7 Michael Hooper
  • 8 Lopeti Timani

Backs

  • 9 Nick Phipps
  • 10 Bernard Foley
  • 11 Henry Speight
  • 12 Reece Hodge
  • 13 Tevita Kuridrani
  • 14 Dane Haylett-Petty
  • 15 Israel Folau

Replacements

  • 16 Tolu Latu
  • 17 James Slipper
  • 18 Allan Alaalatoa
  • 19 Rob Simmons
  • 20 Scott Fardy
  • 21 Nick Frisby
  • 22 Quade Cooper
  • 23 Sefa Naivalu
 
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