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Foley’s last-minute penalty seals victory for Australia

Wallaby flyhalf Bernard Foley celebrates the successful penalty which won the match for Australia. Photo: World Rugby

Wallaby flyhalf Bernard Foley celebrates the successful penalty with skipper Stephen Moore which won the match against the Scots. Photo: World Rugby

Fly-half Bernard Foley struck a last-ditch penalty just 30 seconds from the end to clinch Australia a 35-34 victory over Scotland in a Twickenham quarter-final awash with eight tries, drama and controversy.

With his team trailing 34-32 after an interception try from Scotland centre Mark Bennett in the 73rd minute, Foley snatched victory for the Wallabies who scored five tries to Scotland’s three to make the semi-finals an all-southern hemisphere affair for the first time in the history of the World Cup. Australia will take on Argentina in the last four, while New Zealand meet South Africa.

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Lloyd Williams happy to wing it for Wales

williamsScrum-half forced to play out of position reveals he and Gareth Davies re-create try that beat England for fun
The experiences of scrum-half Lloyd Williams sum up the story of Wales so far at Rugby World Cup 2015.
The Welsh have reached a quarter-final meeting against South Africa on Saturday despite suffering a remarkable series of injuries. Williams has twice been forced to play out of position on the wing when he has come on as a replacement.
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World Cup quarter-finals confirmed

The William Webb-Ellis Cup will be up for grabs for the winner of the competition which ends at the month. Photo: Planet Rugby

The William Webb-Ellis Cup will be up for grabs for the winner of the competition which ends at the month. Photo: Planet Rugby

We’re set for four epic quarter-finals at the 2015 Rugby World Cup to be held in London and Cardiff.

The headline fixture is arguably the rematch of the 2007 quarter-final between France and New Zealand as they meet at the same venue, Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium.

There is an even split between the hemispheres with all four matches North v South clashes.

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