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  • International Match
  • 30th Nov 2013
  • KO 17:00
  • Ground: Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
  • Att: 73,500

Wales v Australia - Live

Last updated: 30th November 2013  

Full Time80 Wales 26 Australia 30

80 Australia have possession, just outside Wales' 22, and they're keeping it amongst their forwards. They are eventually pinned for a ruck infringement and Wales take a tap penalty to launch one final attack. The host get into Australia's half but Cuthbert is eventually tackled into touch by Cummins. That's the final act of the half and the Wallabies are victorious for the ninth successive time against Wales. It was a great effort from the hosts but in the end, the visitors' defence held out to secure them the win.

77 Wales' front row are pinned for illegal scrummaging inside Australia's 22. Bernard Foley kicks for touch and puts the ball out midway between his 22 and the halfway line.

Yellow Card75 YELLOW CARD, AUSTRALIA, COOPER! Australia will play the final minutes without Quade Cooper, who is sent off for an early tackle on Scott Williams.

74 Kane Douglas is pinned for a ruck infringement. Priestland kicks for touch and puts the ball out just inside Australia's 22.

71 Australia attack, close to Wales' quarter but Genia catches the hosts on the back-foot with a box kick into touch inside their 22.

Penalty69 PENALTY, WALES, PRIESTLAND! 26-30. Priestland narrows the lead to four points after Ben Mowen is pinned for usin his hands in a ruck.

67 Wales attack from the back of the scrum, inside Australia's 22, but Genia does well when he tackles Faletau.

64 North runs onto a pass from Biggar but when he tries to offload, he knocks on.

Conversion61 CONVERSION, WALES, BIGGAR! 23-30. Biggar makes no mistake from the kicking tee to reduce the lead to seven points.

TRY60 TRY, WALES, NORTH! 21-30. George North shrugs off a challenge from Scott Fardy, on the 22-metre line, before scoring under the posts to bring the hosts back into this game!

57 Scott Williams throws a long pass to Liam Williams who gets past three defenders before his progress is halted by a desperate tackle from Folau!

55 North takes the ball into contact but is held up in the tackle by Mowen and Ashley-Cooper. When the maul becomes static, referee Wayne Barnes awards the put in at the scrum to the Wallabies.

53 PENALTY, AUSTRALIA, LEALIIFANO! 16-30. Lealiifano gives the visitors a 14-point lead after Dan Lydiate is pinned for playing the ball on the ground!

Conversion50 CONVERSION, AUSTRALIA, LEALIIFANO! 16-27. Lealiifano shows his class as he lands the difficult place-kick from up against the touchline!

TRY49 TRY, AUSTRALIA, TOMANE! 16-25. Joe Tomane gathers a pass from Folau, on his toes, and dives in at the corner!

48 Wales are under the cosh but Faletau does well under pressure and sets up a ruck. Phillips brings relief with a kick into touch just outside his 22.

46 Australia have an over-lap, just outside Wales' 22 and Ashley-cooper throws a long pass to Cummins, who clatters into Alex Cuthbert close to Wales' try-line! Cummins loses the ball in contact and Wales can put the ball in at the resulting scrum.

Penalty44 PENALTY, AUSTRALIA, LEALIIFANO! 20-16. Lealiifano adds another three-pointer after Phillips is pinned for a ruck infringement.

43 Nick Cummins makes a magnificent break! He sets off from close to the halfway mark and is brought to ground by Faletau deep inside Wales' 22!

41 Cooper gets the second half underway with a fine, hanging kick which Ashley-Cooper gathers from under the nose of Halfpenny inside Wales' 22.

Half Time Wales 16 Australia 17

40 Wales are on the attack, inside Australia's half but Moore does well to win a turnover. Genia then boots the ball into touch and the sides head into the sheds for half-time. And what a half it's been! There's been plenty of action and both sides have given the ball plenty of air. There's only a point in it which sets the stage for an interesting second half.

Conversion38 CONVERSION, WALES, LEALIIFANO! 16-17. Lealiifano holds his nerve and lands the two-pointer which puts his side into the lead for the first time!

TRY37 TRY, AUSTRALIA, FOLAU! 16-15. Folau bumps off Phillips and gets in for his side's second try! That's a great reward for the Wallabies who have been bashing away at Wales' line for a while now.

34 Tomane is in the clear down the touchline and throws an inside pass to Will Genia who knocks on with the try-line beckoning!

33 Israel Folau is pinned for side-entry at a ruck and Biggar puts the resulting penalty out 10 metres inside the Wallabies' half.

Penalty31 PENALTY, WALES, BIGGAR! 16-10. Horwill is penalised for not rolling away after making a tackle and Biggar makes him pay when he lands the three-pointer!

28 Biggar kicks for touch, after the Wallabies forwards are pinned for being offside, and puts the ball out on the Wallabies' 22.

25 Halfpenny gets a chance to add another three-pointer, after Horwill is pinned for a ruck infringement, but his effort strikes the upright! Ben Mowen gathers and boots the ball upfield.

Conversion21 CONVERSION, AUSTRALIA. LEALIIFANO! 13-10. Lealiifano adds the extras to bringh is side to within three points of the lead!

TRY20 TRY, AUSTRALIA, LEALIIFANO! 13-8. Christian Lealiifano rounds off a superb team try! Quade Cooper throws an outrageous offload to Joe Tomane, in the build-up, and the speedster throws an inside pass to Lealiifano, who scores!

Penalty18 PENALTY, WALES, HALFPENNY! 13-3. Halfpenny makes it three out of three, from the kicking tee, after stephen Moore infringes at a ruck.

Penalty14 PENALTY, AUSTRALIA, LEALIIFANO! 10-3. Christian Lealiifano reduces the lead to seven points after Alun Wyn Jones is pinned for a ruck infringement.

Penalty12 PENALTY, WALES, HALFPENNY! 10-0. Halfpenny extends the hosts' lead after Rob Simmons is penalised for holding Toby Faletau back at a line-out.

10 Mike Phillips gathers the ball from a line-out and launches a perfectly-placed kick which bounces infield before rolling into touch 15 metres outside the Wallabies' 22.

8 James Slipper takes a big hit from Alun Wyn Jones. The big prop goes to ground but is pinned for holding onto the ball. Biggar puts the ball out five metres inside Australia's half.

6 Quade Cooper fires a long pass out to Ashley-Cooper but he is brought to ground by a crunching tackle from North!

Conversion3 CONVERSION, WALES, HALFPENNY! 7-0. Leigh Halfpenny shows his class when he lands a difficult place-kick from up against the touchline!

TRY2 TRY, WALES, NORTH! 5-0. George North kicks the ball ahead, down the touchline, and Adam Ashley-Cooper fumbles when he tries to gather. North regathers and scores in the left-hand corner! What a start to this game!

0 Dan Biggar gets us underway with a deep hanging kick which James Horwill gathers inside his 22 where he sets up a ruck.

0 Hello and welcome to the Millennium stadium in Cardiff for this Test between our hosts Wales and Australia.

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