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A scrappy Wales was made to work hard for victory against Uruguay but prevailed with a bonus point 35-13 win on Sunday to top Pool D and set up a quarterfinal with three-time finalist France.

Wales clung to an eight-point lead with seven minutes left until a strong carry by Leigh Halfpenny scattered the Uruguayan defense and opened up a hole for Tomos Williams to settle the matter with the bonus-point try.

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