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Tuesday Sep 8, 2015

Wales victory over Italy in Cardiff marred by crucial injuries

Wales beat Italy 23-19 in their World Cup warm-up match on Saturday but the win came at a cost for the home side, as they lost two key players to injury ahead of the tournament.

It wasn’t the most convincing performance, and the injuries to Leigh Halfpenny and Rhys Webb may come back to haunt them. Mike Phillips and Eli Walker have since been called up.

George North scored for Wales, while Leonardo Sarto and Lorenzo Palazzani scored Italy’s tries.

credit: rugby channel

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