Didn’t always take the right option and sometimes resembled a man with his shorts on fire, but when he did click Australia needed to be on their mettle, never more so that when he carved them up in preamble to Steff Evans’ try.
ALUN WYN JONES (CAPT)
Immense in first 40 — clattering everything that moved in a gold jersey and making a nuisance of himself at rucks and mauls. He passed, ran and grafted relentlessly. Spilled ball over line near end, but Wales will miss him when he isn’t around.
L Halfpenny; L Williams, J Davies, O Williams (O Watkin, 69), S Evans (H Amos, 65); D Biggar, G Davies (A Davies, 77); R Evans (N Smith, 68), K Owens (K Dacey, 74), T Francis (L Brown, 74), J Ball (C Hill, 68), AW Jones (capt), A Shingler (S Cross, 74), T Faletau, J Navidi.
K Beale; M Koroibete, T Kuridrani, S Kerevi (K Hunt, 52), R Hodge; B Foley, W Genia; S Sio, T Polota-Nau (S Moore, 58), S Kepu (A Alaalatoa, 65), R Simmons (M Philip, 65), A Coleman, N Hanigan (B McCalman, 64), S McMahon, M Hooper (capt). Referee: Glen Jackson (New Zealand). Attendance: 70,275.