Wallabies confirm bench for Salta clash
TEAM UPDATE: Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has made confirmed a five-three split on the bench ahead of Australia’s Test against Argentina in Salta on Saturday.
Queensland backrower Caleb Timu will be looking to add to his two Test caps after playing in the opening games of the Ireland Series.
Brumbies fullback Tom Banks has also been named on the bench and is in line for his first International appearance since the Wallabies beat South Africa 23-18 at Suncorp Stadium last month.
Australia: 15 Dane Haylett-Petty, 14 Israel Folau, 13 Reece Hodge, 12 Kurtley Beale, 11 Marika Koroibete, 10 Bernard Foley, 9 Will Genia, 8 David Pocock, 7 Michael Hooper (captain), 6 Ned Hanigan, 5 Adam Coleman, 4 Izack Rodda, 3 Taniela Tupou, 2 Folau Fainga’a, 1 Scott Sio.
Replacements: 16 Tolu Latu, 17 Sekope Kepu, 18 Allan Alaalatoa, 19 Rob Simmons, 20 Caleb Timu, 21 Nick Phipps, 22 Matt Toomua, 23 Tom Banks.
Date: Saturday, October 5
Venue: Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta
Kick-off: 19.40 (22.40 GMT; 09.45, Sunday, October 6 AEDT)
Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Mathieu Raynal (France), Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa)
TMO: David Grashoff (England)