Wales is one of Europe's top rugby sides and is traditional a power in both the Six Nations and Rugby World Cup.
Jamie Roberts led the tributes to Shane Williams after Wales' wing wizard made his World Cup farewell in trademark try-scoring fashion.
Robbie Deans and Warren Gatland turned to face new challenges in their international coaching careers after Friday's bronze medal match at the World Cup.
Wales were left kicking themselves after suffering their third defeat of the World Cup that could have seen them contesting Sunday's final.
Wales were left lamenting more poor goal-kicking after a 21-18 bronze medal defeat by Australia at Eden Park on Friday brought a disappointing end to a World Cup campaign that had promised so much.
Wales fought manfully in their third-place play-off against Australia but seemed to be their own worst enemies at times and ended coming up just short in a game high on passion but low on quality.
Wales' stand-in captain Gethin Jenkins was disappointed but proud after his team lost 21-18 defeat against Australia at the Rugby World Cup.
Australia overcame a crushing double injury setback to edge out battling Wales 21-18 and take the World Cup's bronze medal prize.
Australia captain James Horwill has highlighted Wales' significant contribution to the Rugby World Cup ahead of Friday's bronze medal match.
Robin McBryde openly accepts that Wales' World Cup bronze medal clash against Australia on Friday is not a game they wanted.
Toby Faletau will set a Wales World Cup record when he runs out against Australia in Friday's World Cup bronze medal match at Eden Park.
Huw Bennett says Wales are relishing the chance of tackling Australia in Friday's World Cup bronze medal match.
James Hook wants Wales to clinch third place at the World Cup for suspended skipper Sam Warburton when they face Australia on Friday.
Australia coach Robbie Deans has paid tribute to Wales ahead of Friday's World Cup bronze medal match between the countries at Eden Park.
George North says Wales are determined to ensure their final match at the World Cup doesn't disappoint.
Wales coach Warren Gatland looks unlikely to face an IRB investigation following his controversial comments about faking injury.
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