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How Twitter reacted to Wales’ comeback RWC win over England

| 27.09.2015

Wales sucked the life out of a packed Twickenham Stadium on Saturday night, staging a second-half fightback that relegated England to a 28-25 loss and left them in danger of exiting their own World Cup early.

Dan Biggar was the star of the show for the visitors, kicking Warren Gatland’s side to glory with a flawless display.

However, scrutiny will lie with England skipper Chris Robshaw, who declined the chance to draw the game with a late penalty kick at goal, instead deciding to go for a lineout and the win, only to come up short.

Here’s how Twitter reacted on a night with plenty of talking points:

Wales’ injury woes at this tournament are well documented, but they worsened at Twickenham. At one point, Biggar, Hallam Amos and Scott Williams all required treatment at the same time:

Upon securing the memorable win, Welshman Gareth Bale tweeted his thoughts from home…

While Robbie Savage partied with his parents:

Austin Healey was gracious in defeat:

And Joey Barton rallied the nation for a now pivotal Australia clash:

Although Shane Warne didn’t share the Burnley midfielder’s opinion:  

Most bizarrely of all, though, were these words of encouragement from Snakes on a Plane star Samuel L Jackson:

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Matt Wiggins

No idyllic sound comes close to leather on willow for Matt, whose previous experience includes stints with Spin Magazine and Surrey County Cricket Club. It's not just cricket that interests him though, with football, golf, tennis and any American sport not played on ice all high on his list of favourites.