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By the clock: Australia v Fiji

By the clock: Australia v Fiji
Josh Papalii crashes over for a try on Test debut against Fiji. Credit: NRL Photos Copyright: NRL Photos

All the big moments from Australia's win over Fiji in the World Cup group stage.

Zero minutes: After both anthems are sung, and the Fijians bellow a harmonious prayer in song, the Australians kick off to the Bati in porous conditions.

4th minute: After a steady start by both teams, a try to Josh Morris is disallowed after Johnathan Thurston was ruled offside from a Daly Cherry-Evans kick. Penalty Fiji. From there Fiji almost fail to find touch but Hayne's attempt to keep the ball in play off his foot goes out on the full.

6th minute: Penalty to Fiji for Australia's James Tamou being too long in the ruck. Alipate Norilea slots the goal from just to the right of the posts and Fiji lead 2-0.

14th minute: The video referee takes a look at a possible try after Johnathan Thurston puts a grubber into the in-goal. Replays show Akuila Uate just put it dead before Jennings arrives. Line drop-out Fiji.

15th minute: Try to Josh Papalii for a try on debut! Thurston provides the short ball on a right side shift. Thurston converts and Australia now lead 6-2.

21st minute: Greg Inglis creates a try for Darius Boyd in the left corner. A Thurston kick is knocked down by Kevin Naiqama, but Inglis regathers, fends off three defenders and then sends it wide through Luke Lewis for Boyd to cross in the corner. Thurston misses from out wide and the Kangaroos lead 10-2.

28th minute: A grubber by Kevin Naiqama forces Greg Inglis to bat the ball dead. Line drop-out Australia.

31st minute: Michael Jennings forces his way over on a simple left side shift that included a runaround from Luke Lewis. Thurston bends it over from the sideline and Australia lead 16-2.

44th minute: Hayne regathers a kick and passes out wide to Morris who scores on the right flank. Thurston again converts a difficult kick from the sideline for Australia to kick out to a 22-2 lead.

47th minute: Thurston breaks the line but can't find a team-mate in support.

54th minute: Thurston breaks free of the line again, but this time finds Jennings whose pass to Boyd goes over the sidelines.

57th minute: A rare line break from Tamou sees him in space where he sends Cherry-Evans over for his first World Cup try. Thurston converts for a 28-2 lead.

62nd minute: Possible try to Fijian supersub Apisai Koroisau, but video referee rules no try. The ball comes loose in the tackle, is regathered and Koroisau attempts to put the ball down over the goal line but is held up.

67th minute: Cherry-Evans hits Inglis with an inside ball and the fullback finds the supporting Lewis on the right edge. Thurston converts for a 34-2 lead.

69th minute: Lewis dislocated his left shoulder after chasing a Robbie Farah kick down left side and sliding into the signage. His World Cup is now over.

79th minute: Hayne misses a regather of a Farah chip-kick but Tariq Sims passes it straight back to Morris. Play shifts to the left and Jennings tries to pass out wide to an open Boyd but again throws the ball straight over the sideline.

Full-time: Australia celebrates a comfortable 34-2 victory.

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