Genia lifted Aussie attack

Will Genia racked up some impressive attacking numbers in the Wallabies' win against Argentina,  according to's Opta-powered stats.

The Wallabies scrumhalf scored two tries in his side's 36-20 win in Perth on Saturday. He beat three defenders and made two clean breaks when he opted to run at the Argentina defence.

The Wallabies started the game well, scoring three tries in the first quarter. However, it was their defence that proved most impressive, particularly in the first half.

Argentina made 113 carries, 21 offloads, and a total of 222 metres in the first 40 minutes. And yet, the Wallabies managed to keep the visitors tryless during this period.

The Wallabies' discipline was a problem, though. Scott Sio and Quade Cooper were shown yellow cards, while the hosts conceded a whopping 16 penalties over the course of the game.

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