After two fundamental victories against South Africa, Australia he wants to remain firm in the Rugby Championship. For it, Dave rennie confirmed the team to face The Pumas on Townsville, Saturday at 6:50 am live on Star + and ESPN.
There are two starting modifications made by the Wallabies with respect to the team that beat the Springboks at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane last Saturday.
On the side of the forwards Rob Leota enters the place of Lachlan Swinton in the third row. In addition, whoever leaves will not even be in the substitute bench.
In the backs, the other one who will not be among the 23 is Tom Banks. The fullback who was coming off good performances will be replaced by Reece Hodge. And among the relays will be James O’Connor and Jordan Petaia.
Formation of Australia: 1. James Slipper, 2. Folau Fainga’a, 3. Taniela Tupou; 4. Izack Rodda, 5. Matt Philip; 6. Rob Leota, 7. Michael Hooper (c), 8. Rob Valetini; 9. Nic White, 10. Quade Cooper; 11. Marika Koroibete, 12. Samu Kerevi, 13. Len Ikitau, 14. Andrew Kellaway; 15. Reece Hodge.
Substitutes: 16 Feleti Kaitu’u, 17 Angus Bell, 18 Tom Robertson, 19 Darcy Swain, 20 Pete Samu, 21 Tate McDermott, 22 James O’Connor, 23 Jordan Petaia