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Wales withstood a furious second-half fightback from Australia to seize control of Pool D at the Rugby World Cup with a 29-25 victory on Sunday.

Tries from Wales’ Hadleigh Parkes and Australia’s Adam Ashley-Cooper kept the first half close at Tokyo Stadium, until a late flurry of Rhys Patchell kicks and a try from Gareth Davies sent the Welsh into the break with a 15-point lead.

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