France's thrilling 28-26 triumph implicit the Wallabies successful Melbourne snapped a 31 twelvemonth drought connected Australian ungraded and acceptable up a victor takes each decider successful Brisbane connected Saturday.
Here's however the Australian players rated during Tuesday night's decision astatine AAMI Park.
1: James Slipper 6.5/10
Nothing flashy from the seasoned loosehead prop. Was industrious throughout, earlier getting subbed astatine the three-quarter mark.
2: Brandon Paenga-Amosa 6/10
Another hard-working beforehand rower who wasn't flashy but did a coagulated occupation contempt a mates of wobbles astatine lineout time.
3: Taniela Tupou 8/10
Quiet successful the scrum, but precise carnal connected defence and showed immoderate X-factor – peculiarly throwing a cutout walk for Jake Gordon to score.
Prop and halfback swap jobs
4: Matt Philip 8/10
Another beardown show from the hard antheral successful the pack. Plenty of pugnacious charges and beardown successful the lineouts.
5: Lukhan Salakaia-Loto 6.5/10
Rolled up his sleeves for his halfway relation and was a coagulated origin successful defence. Also added a bully portion of skill, with a backflick pass.
6: Rob Valetini 7.5/10
Worked his mode into the lucifer good – firstly creating unit connected defence and adding immoderate damaging runs with the shot successful hand.
Hooper gives Australia hope
7: Michael Hooper 9/10
Classy and courageous show by the skipper. Was ever successful the close spot astatine the close time, with cardinal turnovers and scoring an fantabulous try, pursuing an earlier sprinting effort down connected the helping to halt a French attack.
8: Harry Wilson 7/10
Was a changeless menace arsenic the archetypal chaser successful the antiaircraft line. Didn't get overmuch state connected attack, but it was a decent effort overall.
9: Jake Gordon 8/10
Looked precise crisp organising his runners and sparking the onslaught connected a fewer occasions. Scored a well-deserved try.
10: Noah Lolesio 7.5/10
A precise assured show for the young alert half. He showed bully fluency with passing and moving connected the wrong channels and dependable nerves with an impeccable night's extremity kicking.
11: Marika Koroibete 9/10
Was described arsenic "unstoppable connected occasions" which summed up different exemplary effort from the speedster. Busy each night, looked potent and was unlucky to person a sizzling effort denied successful the archetypal half.
One of the champion nary tries you'll see
12: Matt To'omua 6.5/10
Showed immoderate sneaky tricks with the shot successful manus and assisting Lolesio, but had a fewer uncharacteristic errors successful his game.
13: Hunter Paisami 5.5/10
Another blistery and acold show by the beardown moving midfielder. Improved arsenic the crippled wore on, but acold excessively galore turnovers conceded for his liking.
14: Tom Wright 4/10
Started brightly, but seemed to suffer assurance from immoderate atrocious errors.
15: Tom Banks 8.5/10
Much improved show from the rangy shot runner. Made galore searching charges passim the crippled and had a immense enactment interruption successful the pb up to Hooper's try.
16: Lachlan Lonergan 4/10
Struggled aft coming connected successful the last quarter. Looked precise shaky astatine lineout clip especially.
17: Angus Bell 6/10
Strong astir the tract aft coming on, but buckled successful the scrum to concede a important penalty.
18: Allan Alaalatoa 5/10
A caput down show from the interchange bench.
19: Darcy Swain 6/10
Applied bully antiaircraft unit successful the lineout and connected the crushed excessively for his little minutes.
20: Isi Naisarani 6.5/10
Showed bully vigor aft coming connected and made a bully break, which was nullified by a cardinal turnover.
21: Tate McDermott 6.5/10
Didn't rather person the aforesaid interaction arsenic the archetypal Test, but was tidy with his passing game.
22: Len Ikitau 6/10
Only connected briefly, but showed immoderate bully error-free touches.
23: Andrew Kellaway 6.5/10
Looked afloat of intent and showed fantastic enactment enactment to assistance acceptable up Hooper's for try.