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Wales ahead Jac Morgan’s kick units up essential Rees-Zammit attempt

The captain took issues into his personal arms (or toes?)

Wales flanker Jac Morgan’s kick helped his aspect rating a really well timed and essential attempt via Louis Rees-Zammit in opposition to Fiji.

The captain confirmed off his all-round skillset in some model to place in an excellent cross-field kick in direction of the suitable wing the place speedster Rees-Zammit was ready.

Learn extra: Fiji stun Wales with sensational attempt from deep inside their very own half

Morgan should have been watching the Rugby World Cup opener on Friday night time between France and New Zealand when Ardie Savea confirmed off his footballing expertise on two events. The primary of which was a beautiful left-footed chip excessive of the French defensive position.

Though Morgan’s kick didn’t go straight to his supposed goal, it was not collected cleanly by the Fijian defence, Vinaya Habosi spilling the ball and induced sufficient havoc to permit Gloucester flyer Rees-Zammit to leap in and dive over within the nook.

Learn extra: Wales Rugby World Cup squad

Earlier than the kick, Wales had finished extremely nicely to maintain the ball alive. Nick Tompkins, who impressed all night time in Bordeaux, scythed via the Fiji defence earlier than discovering Josh Adams who charged down the wing earlier than switching with Liam Williams.

Williams lobbed the ball in-field to maintain it from going out and it fell again to Adams after which Will Rowlands. The ensuing ruck noticed scrum-half Gareth Davies discover his captain at first receiver and he confirmed nice composure to place boot to ball within the crimson zone.

Morgan did have the additional advantage of realizing he was taking part in with a penalty benefit after referee Matt Carley adjudged there to have been a deliberate knock-on within the build-up.

Rees-Zammit’s attempt within the forty eighth minute took the rating to 25-14, Dan Biggar changing excellently from the touchline.

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