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Wales were effectively dumped out of the 1991 Rugby World Cup, which they co-hosted, at the first hurdle, beaten by a rampant Western Samoa team who lit up the tournament. The humiliating defeat is often talked of as a shock, but Welsh rugby was at such a low ebb that it was more a case of slipping from bad to worse.