UNLUCKY 13TH FOR DRAGONS
Wales line and drove their way over through hooker Polota-Nau.
The Welsh hit back a few minutes later when scrum half Gareth Davies breezed through a rare gaping hole in the Australian defence, and as they took the ball through the phases,
Leigh Halfpenny fed Evans to score out wide.
The end-to-end battle continued and when fly half Bernard Foley’s clever chip into the corner had the hosts scrambling and Will Genia played lock Coleman into a gap to score.
Australia grabbed the initiative on the stroke of half-time with a third try, as loose-forward Hooper barged his way over.
In the second period, after Beale ripped the ball from the hands of Evans on the halfway line, the fullback raced clear to score unopposed and the visitors’ lead ballooned to 13 points.
Wales wing Amos dotted down in the corner late on. Halfpenny missed the conversation. Injured centre Jonathan Davies had to be assisted from the field at the end.
Next up, Australia face England at Twickenham on Saturday, while Wales host Georgia.
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