Wallabies prop Taniela Tupou dazzled his way through the Italian defence in rather bizarre fashion with some unscripted, off-the-cuff moves to stretch the Wallabies lead to an unassailable 21-0.
The ‘Tongan Thor’ performed a pirouette before running backward, drawing the Italian defence forward in a game of tag. He circled back around David Pocock, using the Number 8 as a blocker, before drawing in three Italians in and offloading with one hand to another dancing Wallaby, Jack Dempsey.
Dempsey dodged a couple of defenders before getting a return ball back to Tupou off the deck, who broke through a couple of Italian defenders to score the unorthodox try. The bizarre play may have been called back for an unobstruction, but was left to stand.
The Wallabies went on to grind out a 26-7 win on the back of tries to a double to Marika Koroibete and one try to Tupou.
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