World News – UA – Wallabies announce changes to keep Bledisloe Cup series alive against established All Blacks


Noah Lolesio and Irae Simone back the Brumbies No Limit, Noah Lolesio and Irae Simone will make their test debuts against the All Blacks in Sydney as Wallabies coach Dave Rennie announces changes for the third match of the Bledisloe Cup 2020 series

New Zealand’s Hoskins Sotutu will make his first test start as guest coach Ian Foster made just three changes to his starting lineup for Saturday’s game, which also serves as the Tri- opener. Nations

Lolesio, 20, replaces injured James O’Connor as starting half-forward and will face a baptism of fire at ANZ Stadium where the All Blacks will be determined to seal the Bledisloe Cup with a game to spare

Lolesio’s Super Rugby teammate Simone is placed inside center for the named squad on Thursday, with regular Matt Toomua ruled out with a groin injury after collapsing in the loss 27-7 against the All Blacks in Auckland two weeks ago

Loose forward Fraser McReight and his Queensland scrum-half teammate Tate McDermott are in line for their first Wallabies tests after being named to the bench

« It’s really exciting to be able to name four more newbies to the squad this week, » said Rennie Noah and Irae have played a lot of football together and we have no doubts that they are ready to take the plunge. rugby test Tate and Fraser have enjoyed great Super Rugby seasons and impressed in training over the past month « 

The All Blacks, who have retained the Bledisloe Cup since 2003, hold a 1-0 lead in the series after the win at Eden Park and a 16-16 draw in the first clash in Wellington

Experienced Dane Haylett-Petty has been called up at the back in place of Tom Banks, who drops out of the Matchday’s squad Simone will team up with livewire Jordan Petaia in a raw midfield, with Petaia being promoted to the starting center in place of Hunter Paisami, who falls on the bench

Allan Alaalatoa is the only change to the peloton, named for his first start in 2020 at the expense of Taniela Tupou, who also fell to the reserves

For the All Blacks, Sotutu replaced Ardie Savea at No.8, while Karl Tu’inukuafe replaced Joe Moody on the free prop Experienced lock Sam Whitelock has also returned to the starting camp instead of Tupou Vaa’i

Savea remained in New Zealand for the birth of her second child, while Moody struggled with a concussion after a blow to the head in the 27-7 win over the Wallabies at Eden Park earlier this month- ci Whitelock missed the Eden Park game after showing symptoms of concussion after the 16-16 draw in the first game in Wellington

Sotutu came off the bench in the first two tests against the Wallabies earlier this month and Foster has said he deserved his first test start « He’s already had a lot of minutes in the Bledisloe Cup series and he’s good to go, » Foster said « He’s excited It’s a chance to start his first test, so it’s quite special for him »

Ngani Laumape also returned to the squad after breaking his arm in Super Rugby Aotearoa and stepping onto the substitutes bench while Tyrel Lomax came on the bench for Nepo Laulala, who is also on leave from paternity Rieko Ioane was also brought back to the bench after a late withdrawal from the Eden Park game

Australia: 15-Dane Haylett-Petty, 14-Filipo Daugunu, 13-Jordan Petaia, 12-Irae Simone, 11-Marika Koroibete, 10-Noah Lolesio, 9-Nic White, 8-Harry Wilson, 7-Michael Hooper (captain), 6-Ned Hanigan, 5-Matt Philip, 4-Lukhan Salakaia-Loto, 3-Allan Alaalatoa, 2-Brandon Paenga-Amosa, 1-James Slipper Substitutes: 16-Jordan Uelese, 17-Scott Sio, 18-Taniela Tupou, 19-Rob Simmons, 20-Fraser McReight, 21-Tate McDermott, 22-Reece Hodge, 23-Hunter Paisami

New Zealand: 15-Beauden Barrett, 14-Jordie Barrett, 13-Anton Lienert-Brown, 12-Jack Goodhue, 11-Caleb Clarke, 10-Richie Mo’unga, 9-Aaron Smith, 8-Hoskins Sotutu , 7-Sam Cane (captain), 6-Shannon Frizell, 5-Sam Whitelock, 4-Patrick Tuipulotu, 3-Ofa Tuungafasi, 2-Dane Coles, 1-Karl Tu’inukuafe Substitutes: 16-Codie Taylor, 17-Alex Hodgman, 18-Tyrel Lomax, 19-Scott Barrett, 20-Dalton Papalii, 21-TJ Perenara, 22- Ngani Laumape, 23-Rieko Ioane

Australian National Rugby Team, New Zealand National Rugby Union Team, Bledisloe Cup, Brumbies, Dave Rennie

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