Fijian players left devastated at the final whistle.
- Fiji fell just short against Wales in a thrilling World Cup clash in Bordeaux on Sunday.
- They could have snatched a famous victory right at the death if Semi Radradra had not spilled the ball.
- Dan Biggar, meanwhile, was superb for Wales.
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Dan Biggar set a new Wales Rugby World Cup overall points record as his side held on by the skin of their teeth to beat Fiji 32-26 in a pulsating encounter in Bordeaux on Sunday.
Flyhalf Biggar scored 12 points to move to a tally of 109 and pass Neil Jenkins total of 98 as both sides opened their campaigns in the tournament.
The two teams scored four tries and the Fiji could have had a fifth right at the death if Semi Radradra had not spilled the ball — the look of agony on his face telling its own story.
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Wales had opened the scoring early on through a Biggar penalty and then a try by Josh Adams in the left hand corner.
Biggar failed to convert but the Wales had an 8-0 lead within 10 minutes — a reverse of the match four years ago when Fiji had begun the brigh
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