Braves Blossoms lost their steam in their quarterfinals against South Africa. Photo: NikkeiAsia
In spite of the last minute effort by the Welsh to comeback and snatch a win from France; the Red Dragons look the better contender to advance to the finals against England in a fortnight.
Watching the game on television last night, the French had done enough to win the match but didn’t have the killer punch to amass enough points to keep the margin clear from the grasp of the Six Nations champion, Wales.
Flying Fijians outside centre Waisea Nayacalevu on the way to scoring a try against Georgia. Photo: World Rugby
If Pool D precedence is anything to go by Wales has the opportunity to knock Fiji out of the pool and the Rugby World Cup tomorrow night at the Oita Bank Dome.
Let’s take a look at the precedent set by the pool teams and the conclusion we can derive from them.