Rugby World Cup Results – Australia battled to victory over tier 2 side Uraguay on Saturday morning winning 45-10.
25: TRY Australia!
Jordan Petaia finishes brilliantly 💨
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2019 Rugby World Cup Pool D: Australia v Uruguay
Australia (19) 45
Tries: Haylett-Petty 2, Petaia, Kuridrani 2, Genia, Slipper Cons: Lealiifano 5
Uruguay (3) 10
Try: Diana Con: Berchesi Pen: Berchesi
Teenage wing Jordan Petaia was among the scorers with a try on his debut.
Dane Haylett-Petty and Tevita Kuridrani also crossed in the first half and Kuridrani added his second after the break to make sure Australia earned a bonus point.
Will Genia and James Slipper – who scored his first international try in his 94th Test for Australia – also touched down and Haylett-Petty crossed for his second of the match, before Manuel Diana scored a consolation try for Uruguay.
Australia: Beale; Haylett-Petty, Kuridrani, To’omua, Petaia; Lealiifano, White; Slipper, Fainga’a, Alaalatoa, Simmons, Coleman, Salakaia-Loto, Hooper, Dempsey.
Replacements: Uelese, Kepu, Tupou, Arnold, Pocock, Genia, Kerevi, Ashley-Cooper.
Uruguay: Silva, Favaro, Inciarte, Vilaseca, Freitas, Berchesi, A Ormaechea; Echeverria, Kessler, Arbelo, Lamanna, Leindekar, Ardao, JD Ormaechea, Diana.
Replacements: Pujadas, Jaunsolo, Rombys, Dotti, Gaminara, Arata, Etcheverry, Della Corte.