And he added on replacing the injured Dan Biggar: "Dan Biggar means so much to this team, he’s a real spiritual leader. I knew I had to just come on and do my role and that was all I was focused on."
Australia captain David Porecki said on the loss: "I don’t have much to say, embarrassed for the Aussie people. We were hoping to put a show on. It just wasn’t good enough. We’ve got to front back up for next week. This one hurts.”