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Warren Gatland’s troops slumped 33-12 to Australia this time 12 months ago a year after getting the better of them 21-18 at the Millennium Stadium.
However having witnessed the men from Down Under dispatch New Zealand in free scoring fashion Edwards admits Wales work-rate will have to go up a notch.
“The challenge for us is to work incredibly hard and put maximum effort into every aspect of our preparations,” said Edwards.
“Australia have just scored four tries against a tough New Zealand defence which was an incredible effort and that says everything about how important defence will be for us.
“We saw a glimpse of what they can do when they played against us last year and now we know they will be returning with the same game plan in mind.
“We know we have to be watertight in defence and that is something we have been working on for some time now.”