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Wales told make amends against Australia after they ‘let down’ fans

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Wayne Pivac says that Wales want to give “something back to the public” in Saturday’s Autumn Nations Series finale against Australia.For the third time in four weekends, Wales are set to be watched by a Principality Stadium crowd of more than 60,000.But it has been a campaign of wildly-fluctuating fortunes, with victory over Argentina being accompanied by conceding 55 points against New Zealand and then losing in humiliating fashion to Georgia.The Georgia result has put Pivac’s future as Wales head coach under intense scrutiny, with his three-year reign having delivered just 13 wins from 33 starts.Whether or not he continues through to this season’s Guinness Six Nations Championship and the 2023 World Cup is a topic of considerable debate.If Welsh Rugby Union chiefs decide that Pivac’s time is up, they must also find a suitable replacement – and quickly – with Wales’ Six Nations opener against world number one team Ireland just 10 weeks away.Pivac heads to France on Sunday for a World Cup reconnaissance mission, which will be followed by a review of the autumn series.

What happens after that is anyone’s guess.“We understand as coaches you don’t win all the time and there are going to be occasions when there are upsets, or what you perceived to be an upset,” Pivac said.“And we certainly have been across a couple of those.

That isn’t satisfying, let’s just say that.“As one of the leaders within the group it is really important that I stay focused, which allows everybody else to follow suit.“This week was a classic week of backs to the wall.

We want to rectify last week’s performance.“The guys are really determined to finish off on a good note to give something back to the public who they feel, and we feel collectively as a

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