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Wales recorded their first victory since March as they ended a run of five successive Test match defeats by eclipsing Argentina at the Principality Stadium. Kenny Golladay Womens Jersey .Second-half tries from wing Liam Williams and scrum-half Gareth Davies made the difference as Wales bounced back after last weekends 32-8 drubbing against Australia to kick-start their autumn campaign.Much of it was not pretty, yet the Wales pack enjoyed a degree of control, which meant the Pumas were frequently denied quality possession and it ultimately made a difference as the home side prevailed 24-20.Full-back Leigh Halfpenny kicked four penalties and a conversion, while fly-half Nicolas Sanchez landed two penalties for Argentina and converted tries by centre Juan Martin Hernandez and scrum-half Martin Landajo as the Pumas narrowly fell to a fifth loss in their past six games against Wales.Wales had not won since they defeated Italy on the final day of last seasons RBS 6 Nations Championship, losing to England at Twickenham before suffering three defeats in New Zealand and then being walloped by the Wallabies last time out.They are, though, off and running ahead of remaining autumn appointments with Japan and South Africa after a game when the result unquestionably held far more importance than the performance.Wales needed a bright start following their woes against the Wallabies, but it was Argentina -- seeking only a third victory over their opponents in Cardiff at the 10th attempt -- who struck first when Sanchez slotted an early penalty.The No.10 missed a longer range chance five minutes later as Wales struggled to make an impression, being forced on to the back foot through a combination of the Pumas contact area aggression and speed of thought behind the scrum.But when Wales eventually found a foothold inside Argentinas half, they drew level through an angled Halfpenny penalty before he struck again eight minutes later, this time from closer range after Wales forwards impressively drove a lineout.Wales continued to exert pressure, dominating Argentinas much-vaunted set-piece game, and wing Liam Williams twice went close to extending their advantage before being denied by frantic defending.Argentinas early adventure had been wiped out by Wales forward strength, but the home side were left frustrated that they could not increase a three-point advantage before the break.They even had a temporary one-man advantage after referee Angus Gardner sent Pumas tighthead prop Ramiro Herrera to the sin-bin following a scrummaging infringement, yet Wales had to settle for a 6-3 interval lead.But they began the second period strongly, with fly-half Dan Biggar making a sniping break through Argentinas midfield defence and almost sending a supporting Halfpenny over.Argentina looked to have absorbed the threat, yet Wales had other ideas as possession was rapidly switched in the other direction and Williams touched down under a pile of bodies, with the try awarded after Gardner sought confirmation from television match official Sean Davey.Halfpenny missed the touchline conversion attempt, and Argentina responded just five minutes later as they narrowed the gap when Landajo took a quick penalty and Hernandez reacted quickest, stretching ahead of Biggar to claim a touchdown that Sanchez converted.Back came Wales when Davies, who started instead of ankle injury victim Rhys Webb, pounced from close range for a try that Halfpenny converted, yet Argentina had another rapid response up their sleeve, this time through the impressive Landajo.The Pumas No.9 could not be stopped from close range, and Sanchezs conversion set up a tense final 15 minutes with the result firmly in the balance.A Sanchez penalty seven minutes from time meant the vast majority of a 50,000 crowd could not relax, despite a Halfpenny strike, but Wales had done just enough as they successfully closed out the contest and sealed victory with another Halfpenny penalty during the dying seconds. Michael Roberts Jersey . - Derek Wolfe says hes finally healthy after suffering a seizure in November that doctors now believe was related to the spinal cord injury he suffered in the preseason. Brad Kaaya Youth Jersey . Irving scored 23 points, Tristan Thompson had 20 points and 10 rebounds and the Cavaliers beat the Denver Nuggets 117-109 on Friday night.http:///...oberts-black-jersey/ . Olli Jokinen, Mark Scheifele, and Bryan Little each had a goal and an assist as Winnipeg won 5-2, handing Calgary its record-setting seventh consecutive loss on home ice.MADRID - Atletico Madrid presented young Brazilian striker Leo Baptistao on Friday, two days after coach Diego Simeone complained the club hadnt reinforced a squad set to return to the Champions League after losing leading scorer Radamel Falcao. Leo Baptistao signed a five-year contract with Atletico. He scored seven goals in 26 games for Rayo Vallecano this last season before an injury forced him to miss the final stretch of the season. "Im a 20-year-old kid for whom everything is going so fast," Leo Baptistao said. "I debuted in the first division last year, scored goals, and today Im signing with a big club. "Im young and am motivated to learn. I know I will learn a lot because Atletico has many quality players and Simeone also,, who knows a lot about football. Michael Roberts Youth Jersey. I know he will help me progress." Despite his apparent talent, few expect Leo Baptistao to fill the void left by Falcao, who was lured away by big-spending Monaco after helping Atletico qualify for the Champions League with a third-place finish and win the Copa del Rey. Simeones criticism that he "didnt have weapons" to be competitive in Europe came after Rayo had agreed to sell Leo Baptistao for an undisclosed fee. Atletico president Enrique Cerezo used the presentation to voice an apparent response to his manager. "Finally, Atletico Madrid has signed somebody, even though we knew this would happen for months," Cerezo said. "I hope he wont be the last." Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From ChinaCheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '