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Scotland upsets Australia with last-minute penalty

Scotland upsets Australia with last-minute penalty

Greig Laidlaw kicked a penalty in stoppage time to give Scotland a shocking 9-6 win over Australia in howling wind and driving rain on Tuesday night.
The Scots edged Australia with a late dropped goal at Murrayfield in 2009 and played with the same kind of determination and intensity against the No. 2-ranked Wallabies, who have made woeful starts to two international seasons in succession.
The Australians opened the 2011 southern season with a shocking loss to Samoa on home soil.
Laidlaw kicked two first-half goals to give the Scots a 6-0 lead but Mike Harris leveled the score with penalties on either side of halftime.
Harris missed two long-range goals in the second half, when Australia dominated possession until the last five minutes.