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Will Genia

Australia 20-19 Wales: The verdict

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor In a nutshell The Wallabies succeeded where Wales failed last week, taking the lead with six minutes to go and controlling the ball…

Bradley Davies

Australia v Wales: 3rd Test preview

CLOSE BUT no cigar is a phrase that can too often be associated with Welsh rugby. Yet again last weekend they were within minutes of a historic victory in Australia…

Rebel times: Beale returns despite off-field drama

Beale starts final Wallabies test against Wales

FULLBACK KURTLEY Beale will resume International duties for the Wallabies after being named for Saturday’s final Test against Wales at Allianz Stadium in Sydney. The Rebels star, who is being…

Breaking the line: Berrick Barnes put in a fine performance

Five things we learnt about Wales: Second Test

Wales came very close to beating the Wallabies on Saturday - you can’t come any closer. There were certainly positives that can be taken from the performance, most notably the…

Mike Harris

Australia 25 Wales 23: The Verdict

Wales were denied a famous victory with the final kick of the game – Australia’s replacement fly-half Mike Harris nailing a late penalty from out wide to give the Wallabies…

Wallaby fan

Australia v Wales: 2nd Test preview

MELBOURNE COULD feel a little like home for Wales when they take on the Wallabies in the second Test. The Etihad Stadium’s closed roof is sure to remind them of…

Wallabies unchanged for second Wales Test

Wallabies unchanged for second Wales Test

Robbie Deans has named an unchanged line-up for Saturday night’s second Test against Wales in Melbourne. Despite concerns over the fitness of Sekope Kepu, after he strained a tendon in…

Marked man: Leigh Halfpenny's all-round game continues to impress

Five things we learnt about Wales: First Test

THE DIFFERENCE in playing styles between the northern and southern hemispheres maybe narrowing, but the speed at which it is played is not. Wales really struggled with the pace at…

Match winner: Pat McCabe picks the right line to score

Australia 27-19 Wales: The verdict

WALES SENSING a first victory on Australian soil since 1969 were far too slow out of the traps against a Wallaby side desperate to atone for their humbling 9-6 midweek…