Wallabies include two new players for the match against SA


Wallabies coach, Ewen McKenzie has included centre Kyle Godwin and hooker Saia Faingaa in his 30-man team to face South Africa in their third match for the Rugby World Championship in Perth on the 6th of September.

Back Pat McCabe and hooker Nathan Charles were both injured in last weekend’s game against New Zealand.

This is the third time that McCabe has fractured his neck and he will now reportedly be retiring from rugby.

Charles sustained a pectoral tear while playing against the All Blacks at Eden Park.

The Wallabies will face the Springboks for the Rugby World Championship in Perth on the 6th of September at the Patersons Stadium.

Australia squad:

Forwards - Wycliff Palu, Michael Hooper, Matt Hodgson, Will Skelton, Scott Higginbotham, Scott Fardy, Rob Simmons, James Horwill, Sam Carter, Ben McCalman, Sekope Kepu, Ben Alexander, James Slipper, Pek Cowan,James Hanson, Saia Fainga'a, Tatafu Polota-Nau.

Backs - Israel Folau, Peter Betham, Christian Leali'ifano, Rob Horne, Adam Ashley-Cooper, Tevita Kuridrani, Matt Toomua, Kyle Godwin, Kurtley Beale, Bernard Foley, Nic White, Nick Phipps, Luke Burgess.


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