RWC 2019 Australia vs Wales in both teams second match at the Rugby World Cup in this Pool D clash. Australia beat Fiji 39-21 in their opening game. Wales beat Georgia 43-14 in their opening match. The other teams in this pool is Uruguay.
Sunday 29 September in Tokyo Stadium, Tokyo. Kick-off is for this game is 8.45am BST, 4.45pm local time.
This one will be broadcast on ITV, with the replays and a live stream available on the ITV Hub. Alternatively, you can follow all the action here with Telegraph Sport.
Second-row Cory Hill has gone home with a knee injury and Bradley Davies has been called up to the squad. Hadleigh Parkes and Ken Owens both suffered minor injuries against Georgia but are expected to be available for selection. Adam Beard is an injury doubt.
Australia and Wales have met on 42 occasions of which Wales have only won 11. Australia have won 30 of the meetings with one draw.
Australia had beaten Wales on 13 consecutive occasions until the last meeting in November 2018 when Wales ended the streak with a 9-6 victory in Cardiff. That was their first victory over Australia since 2008.
What are the betting odds?
- Australia to win: 11/10
- Wales to win: 4/5
- Draw: 25/1
What is our prediction?
This is going to be a very close game. Both sides got off to a winning start against decent oppposition but this will be a step up in quality in a match that will most likely decide who wins the pool. Wales to just edge it.
Predicted score: Australia 16 Wales 19