A try from Malakai Delai cut the deficit four minutes after the break but after Wells had added a second penalty for the States, Thomas suddenly lit the fuse
and Wales were off.
Scientists say this lit the fuse
for an outburst of diverse forms of animal life 530million years ago, known as the Cambrian Explosion.
Jon Kenworthy lit the fuse
with a third-minute goal but the League of Wales side had to wait until three minutes before the break for their second from Craig Hutchinson.
So, it was tax policy, Adams argues, and not the controversy over slavery, that lit the fuse
leading to the cataclysm of the Civil War.
The Record's Hugh Keevins lit the fuse
for a feisty debate by insisting Pearson's ambition was to play for Celtic.
Pyrotechnical experts from across the country lit the fuse
on the British Musical Fireworks Championship at the resort's Kings Gardens.
Welsh hopes of World Cup qualification were scorched long ago, but now Gould is looking for Giggs to turn the Belgians' dreams to ashes - just as he lit the fuse
to blow away Juventus for Manchester United in midweek.
Jackie Fullerton joined him in his beeb studio to switch on the cheep 30-bulb set just before Peter Andre lit the fuse
in London and a full three hours before Ballymena became the first town to light up their tree.
Almost 30 years after they first lit the fuse
, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE still thrills.
CARLISLE defender Peter Murphy has lit the fuse
for tonight's play-off showdown with Leeds after branding the Elland Road club "arrogant".
Manchester United lit the fuse
by agreeing a pounds 624million takeover by Rupert Murdoch's BSkyB two days ago.