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Late penalty gives Wallabies great escape against Scotland

By Associated Press In London ( China Daily ) Updated: 2015-10-20 08:45:00

Controversial call leads to winning kick by favored Aussies

With the crowd booing, fuming Scotland players huddled within earshot, and with the Rugby World Cup ambitions of two countries balancing on his kick, Bernard Foley calmly landed a last-minute penalty goal that gave Australia a 35-34 win on Sunday.

Australia's win, decided on a contentious penalty for offside awarded by referee Craig Joubert in a dramatic climax to the quarterfinals, ensured the semifinalists are all from the Southern Hemisphere for the first time.

Late penalty gives Wallabies great escape against Scotland

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