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As it happened: Australia 35-34 Scotland

Michael Cheika (Gallo)
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18 Oct 2015

Thanks for joining us for this one. Surely one of the matches of the tournament. It's hard not to feel sorry for Scotland, but the Wallabies march on!

It'll be SA v NZ and ARG v AUS in the semi-finals.

18 Oct 2015

The Scotland captain at a "loss for words" and visibly devastated. 

18 Oct 2015

Laidlaw on the penalty that cost Scotlnd the game: "You go to the TMO for everything else, why don't you go for that? It's such a big decision."

18 Oct 2015

It's all over! Devastating for Scotland! It finishes Australia 35-34 Scotland.

18 Oct 2015

80' Foley lands the kick! Heartache for Scotland. Australia 35-34 Scotland.

18 Oct 2015

79' The kick is about 30m out and to the right, but Foley should land this.

18 Oct 2015

79' Penalty to Australia for offsides! So unlucky for Scotland! Foley can steal it here.

18 Oct 2015

78' Three minutes to go now! Nick Phipps looks to get Aussie going but he is bundles into touch.

18 Oct 2015

77' Scotland win the free kick after Australia shove too early and Twickenham erupts! 

18 Oct 2015

76' Scotland have the scrum inside their own half and they really don't need to give away a penalty now.

18 Oct 2015

74' It's Mark Bennett! Unbelievable! James Slipper's pass was intercepted! Incredible scenes! Laidlaw knocks over the conversion and Scotland lead. Australia 32-34 Scotland.

18 Oct 2015

74' TRY SCOTLAND!

18 Oct 2015

72' Heavy rain now falling at Twickenham ... the Scottish fans think it's a sign that it's their day! 

18 Oct 2015

71' Last 10 minutes now and Scotland have a scrum deep inside their own half. Can they turn this into a fairy tale? 

18 Oct 2015

70' Laidlaw is now the leading points scorer at RWC 2015.

18 Oct 2015

69' Laidlaw makes no mistake and Scotland are back within striking distance. Australia 32-27 Scotland.

18 Oct 2015

69' Another penalty to Scotland. Laidlaw will knock this over.

18 Oct 2015

68'  Scotland just 5m out now ...

18 Oct 2015

67' Scotland have a lineout inside the Australian 22m area as both sides turn to their benches. 

18 Oct 2015

65' Foley's conversion is good and it's hard to see Scotland coming back now. Australia 32-24 Scotland.

18 Oct 2015

64' TRY AUSTRALIA! Kuridrani bashes over from close range. He's so strong! That was the result of a stolen lineout. 

18 Oct 2015

63' Wallabies go to the driving maul again ... Genia's stab through goes into touch. Scotland lineout.

18 Oct 2015

62' Scotland scrambling! A couple of try saving tackles there as Adam Ashley-Cooper and Drew Mitchell both go close.

18 Oct 2015

60' The conversion is missed! Australia 25-24 Scotland.

18 Oct 2015

59' Foley's kick was charged down by Finn Russell who bolted for the line. He was caught, but offloaded to Tommy Seymour, who dived into the corner!

18 Oct 2015

59' TRY SCOTLAND! 

18 Oct 2015

56' Scotland still fighting. They turn it over inside their own 22m area and then counter! Good territory gain there for the Scots. They lose the ball for accidental offside but they are just outside the Wallabies 22. 

18 Oct 2015

55' Is there a way back for Scotland? They're back to 15 men now.

18 Oct 2015

54' Foley makes no mistake. Australia 25-19 Scotland.

18 Oct 2015

54' Scotland turn it over but illegally according to Joubert. Foley to have a shot at goal from in front, 40m out.

18 Oct 2015

52'  Wallabies looking to get going here from 40m out.

18 Oct 2015

50' Scotland clear their lines. That yellow card decision from Joubert is still hurting them.

18 Oct 2015

49' NO! TRY DISALLOWED! A break for Scotland as replays reveal a little knock-on from genia at the base of the scrum. Australia 22-19 Scotland.

18 Oct 2015

49'  TRY AUSTRALIA! ADAM-ASHLEY COOPER! The rolling maul, Mitchell crashes it up and then it goes wide right where Ashley-Cooper scored.

18 Oct 2015

48'  Scotland have butchered the restart and now the Wallabies have a lineout 5m out.

18 Oct 2015

47' Laidlaw bends it around the corner and it's OVER! Australia 22-19 Scotland.

18 Oct 2015

46' Scotland win the scrum penalty! Laidlaw will have a shot at goal.

18 Oct 2015

45' A little knock-on from Will Genia gives Scotland a scrum about 35m out.

18 Oct 2015

44' Foley finally lands a conversion. Australia 22-16 Scotland.

18 Oct 2015

43'  TRY AUSTRALIA! Drew Mitchell again. It was set up by the driving maul again and when it went wide, Mitchell was too quick and slid in down the left. he's now just one behind Lomu and Habana!

18 Oct 2015

42' Oh wow! The second knock-on is deemed to be a deliberate knock-on and Sean Maitland is sent to the sin bin. That really seemed a harsh call from Craig Joubert. Aussies set up the lineout.

18 Oct 2015

41' A couple of needless handling errors from Scotland and the Wallabies have a scrum 22m out.

18 Oct 2015

41' Foley gets the 2nd half underway ...

18 Oct 2015

Right! The sides are coming back out onto the field and Australia have a job to do if they are to avoid a shocking quarter-final exit. 

18 Oct 2015

40' Foley misses another conversion! And at half time it's Australia 15-16 Scotland. Can Scotland keep this up in the second half? We'll find out soon enough. 

18 Oct 2015

40'  TRY AUSTRALIA! Michael Hooper stands up with the ball after the rolling maul steamrolled Scotland. 

18 Oct 2015

39' And another Wallabies penalty, this time in a kickable position. But why would they do that? No ... they've set up a lineout instead.

18 Oct 2015

37' But the Wallabies win a penalty for WP Nel holding on. Scotland had a lot of momentum there.
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