On This Day
Australia edged Wales for the third/fourth play-off at the 2011 World Cup with tries from Berrick Barnes and Ben McCalman enough to see them over the line.
Wales responded through Shane Williams – in his last ever World Cup match – and Leigh Halfpenny but it proved to be in vain.
Australian Quade Cooper sustained a serious looking knee injury in the first half but it was his side who crossed the Tasman with the bronze medal in their grasp.
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