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Quade back for Bledisloe Redemption

Quade back for Bledisloe Redemption

Wallabies

All Blacks

1. Scott Sio (19)
2. Stephen Moore – captain (106)
3. Sekope Kepu (67)
4. Kane Douglas (24)
5. Adam Coleman (1)
6. Scott Fardy (34)
7. Michael Hooper (55)
8. David Pocock (57)
9. Will Genia (67)
10. Quade Cooper (58)
11. Dane Haylett-Petty (4)
12. Bernard Foley (31)
13. Samu Kerevi (2)
14. Adam Ashley-Cooper (115)
15. Israel Folau (42)
 1. Joe Moody (14)
2. Dane Coles (40
3. Owen Franks (81)
4. Brodie Retallick (51)
5. Samuel Whitelock (76)
6. Jerome Kaino (70)
7. Sam Cane (35)
8. Kieran Read – captain (88)
9. Aaron Smith (51)
10. Beauden Barrett (40)
11. Julian Savea (44)
12. Anton Lienert-Brown (0)
13. Malakai Fekitoa (16)
14. Israel Dagg  (52)
15. Ben Smith (52)

Finishers

Reserves

16. Tatafu Polota-Nau (65)
17. James Slipper (78)
18. Allan Ala’alatoa (1)
19. Dean Mumm (47)
20. Will Skelton (15)
21. Nick Phipps (43)
22. Reece Hodge (0)
23. Tevita Kuridrani (35)
 16. James Parsons (6)
17. Wyatt Crockett (49)
18. Charlie Faumuina (37)
19. Liam Squire (2)
20. Ardie Savea (3)
21. TJ Perenara (20)
22. Aaron Cruden (40)
23. Seta Tamanivalu (2)

Where: Westpac Stadium Wellington
When: Sat 27th August 5:35pm (AEST)
Referee: Romain Poite (France)

 Key points:

  • Four changes in the starting team from last week’s test match team for the Wallabies (Coleman for Simmons, Fardy for McCalman, Cooper for Giteau, Kerevi for Kuridrani)
  • Reece Hodge a potential debutant from the bench, following on from his Super Rugby debut for the Rebels this year, hot on the back of his NRC season for the North Harbour Rays in 2015
  • Quade Cooper returns to the 10 jersey where he last started for the Wallabies against Uruguay in last year’s RWC. With Foley at 12, expect them to alternate positions. Quade started at 12 for the Wallabies in 2009 at Cardiff (outside the man he replaces, Matt Giteau).
  • The All Blacks have upped their hyphen game with the selection of Anton Lienert-Brown to make his debut, opposite Dane Haylett-Petty and Adam Ashley-Cooper.
  • Stephen Moore remains starting hooker and captain.
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