Wales 12 - 14 Australia

After six defeats on the trot, Wales took on Australia looking for a win to avoid dropping to the third tier of seeds for the draw of the next World Cup. But it ended with more heartache for Welsh fans.

Howley: We were 'outperformed'

Caretaker coach Rob Howley admitted Wales weren't good enough to beat Samoa on Friday night. It's the side's fifth successive defeat since he's been in charge.

He picked out their inability to keep possession 'as the most disappointing aspect' and the number of turnovers his team conceded as 'not international standard'.

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