Ecstasy one week, heartbreak the next.
Having overturned a 15-0 deficit in the opening Test, the Wallabies were not able to produce another come-from-behind win as the French claimed their first Test win against the Wallabies Down Under since 1990.
A late Melvyn Jaminet penalty saw Les Bleus secure a 28-26 victory to send the match to a decider in Brisbane on Saturday.
Here are our player ratings from the gripping contest.
Tom Banks – 6.5
After a poor opening Test, Banks responded with a much-improved display.
The fullback ran with more conviction and regularly popped up closer to the action. He got his hands on the ball and he was safe and assured under it.
Yet, the aura and presence of Israel Folau, as well as his bigger body, is…