Thursday, 7 July 2011
Captain Colby Faingaa inspired Australia to a win revenge for their defeat, 31-25 to their French rivals in the pool stages. France had an early 3-0 lead with a penalty by Jean Pascal Barraqué - what a star of eight days earlier with 16 points in the profit pool - but Australia immediately began to assert their authority claims, scoring two tries in the opening half an hour .
France defender Geoffrey Palis is back in the game with a 24th Minutes to try, but the cushion of 10 points was confirmed when the fly half Ben Volavola Australia added a penalty to his two conversions. The score would be different, but with Australia, particularly to try to lose some good scoring chances.
Australia dominated the field in the second half, starving their opponents every possession, but could only add two more penalties to fly half Volavola. This meant that the Australians have a nervous end to bear the party had when France finally won one area, saw a line out the coming Julien border, raising hopes of the French players a series .
French hopes were dashed shortly after, however, when Simon Morahan score under the posts confirmed third place in Australia, a year after suffering a resounding 62-17 defeat against New Zealand in the finals in Argentina .
England and New Zealand play a central role in the Stadio Plebiscito for the final with New Zealand are expected for a fourth title bid, but England, became the first black that, the baby in the history of the JWC beat .