After playing with one less for more than 75 minutes, Australia defeated France in the final with a 33-30 penalty from Noah Lolesio in a very close match. Les Bleus were up, but the Wallabies knew how to equalize and never lowered their arms. In this way, the Wallabies stayed with the series with two wins and one loss.
France took center stage in the match with possession of the ball in the opening ten minutes. However, there was an unusual start that left Australia with one less player after a high dangerous tackle from Marika Koroibete to Anthiny Jelonch which ended in expulsion of the wing. Baptiste Couilloud would be the first author of the conquest for Les Bleus. However, the 22-year-old Tate McDermott received an excellent offload from Michael Hooper and supported his first try in the match.
Later, Noah lolesio He turned history around with a mid-game conquest. Melvyn Jaminet equalized the partial result with a penalty. Near the closure, Cameron woki extended the lead for the Europeans in the match that failed to find a clear winner.
In the second half, Pierre-Louis Barassi wanted to take away the team led by Fabien Galthie with a try, but Taniela Tupou changed his plans and at Suncorp Stadium there was no favorite to win. Despite this, the opening of the Wallabies connected a penalty two minutes before closing that would bring happiness out of his team and the 37 thousand people who witnessed the magnificent match between the two.
Following this victory, Australia will visit New Zealand on August 7 for the Bledisloe Cup. For its part, France concluded the July window.