World Rugby 1987: Australia v Wales - Rugby World Cup

10th May 2017

 In a historic clash at the Rugby World Cup in 1987, Wales secured a memorable 22-21 victory over Australia to finish 3rd in the competition.

This significant win marked only the second 'away' victory for Wales against one of the southern hemisphere superpowers, emphasizing the magnitude of the achievement. To date, there have been merely four such wins in 42 matches played against Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa outside the UK. Wales' triumph against Australia in 1987 stands as a testament to their resilience and skill on the rugby field, etching its place in the annals of Welsh rugby history and captivating fans with its dramatic intensity and significance.

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