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Australia survive second half Italy fightback

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Australia held on through a spirited fightback to escape from Florence with a 22-19 win over Italy on Saturday. 

Australia's Adam Ashley-Cooper catches the ball during a Test match against Italy at the Artemio Franchi Stadium in Florence. Australia held on through a spirited fightback to escape from Florence with a 22-19 win over Italy.

Italy came into the match buoyed by a comparatively solid performance against the All Blacks before succumbing to a flurry of late tries and a 42-10 defeat in Rome.

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