It took two minutes for Australia to get on the board with a try by Ben O’Donnell. The conversion was astray. The rest of the half left Australia and Spain each struggling to build any momentum. But Australia managed to add a converted try on the stroke of halftime through James Stannard.
Australia built on the lead two minutes into the second half with a second try from Ben O’Donnell. A fourth Australian try through Tom Lucas all but cemented the lead for Australia. A last ditch effort for some points saw Spain chip ahead but Australia managed to touch it down in goal to end the match on top: Australia 24, Spain 0.