6 Nov 2016

Wallabies wallop Wales

6:45 am on 6 November 2016

Australia's enjoyed a emphatic 32-8 win over Wales in Cardiff, lifting them to 12 straight wins over the Welsh.

The Wallabies scored five tries in the match.

"Credit goes to the boys today, we knew how dangerous Wales are. We prepared really well all week," man-of-the-match Bernard Foley, who contributed 12 points, told the BBC.

Australia's Bernard Foley celebrates after winning the semi-final match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup against Argentina.

Bernard Foley was named man of the match. Photo: AFP

"We wanted to start the tour really well. When our attack didn't work the defence was really good."

Australia play Scotland at Murrayfield next weekend on a five-test tour that also includes meetings with France, Ireland and England.

The Wallabies, who have been improving through the southern hemisphere season, showed some strong running and off-loads as they settled the match in a rampant first half against a Wales side caught cold at the start of theirs.

"We made a few big defensive errors and they punished us," said Wales captain Gethin Jenkins. "Credit to Australia, they put us to the sword."

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