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Undefeated Wales in a happy place, says Biggar

Published 10/10/2015

Dan Biggar says Wales will continue to enjoy their World Cup journey after emerging in style from the tournament's so-called pool of death.

Unbeaten Wales go into today's Pool A decider against Australia at Twickenham knowing that a first victory over the Wallabies since 2008 would secure a quarter-final appointment with Scotland or Japan.

If they lose, then twice world champions South Africa await, but such is Wales' buoyant mood and spirit in the camp that they have no intention of allowing the adventure to end any time soon.

"Why shouldn't we be enjoying it?" said Biggar, whose masterful performance and 23-point haul against England two weeks ago kick-started Wales' campaign.

"We have qualified from an extremely tough pool. The players have got every right to enjoy and feel fairly good about themselves. We are at the start of hopefully a successful month.

"Playing England at Twickenham nobody gave us a prayer, and everyone is talking up the Wallabies this week, and quite rightly so as they are an outstanding team.

"I think as a group we are comfortable together. We have been together a long time, and it's a happy place."

Biggar's confidence and tactical awareness has proved pivotal to Wales enjoying a 100 per cent record in the tournament, yet away from rugby he admits it is a different story.

"I think probably off the field I am the least confident person there is," added the Ospreys playmaker.

Wales have suffered 10 successive defeats against Australia - seven of those losses were by five points or less - while the Wallabies' Twickenham destruction of England six days ago stands out as currently World Cup 2015's outstanding performance.

Belfast Telegraph

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