Wallabies confirm the bench for England clash

Ben McCalman has been included on the replacements bench

Australia’s head coach Michael Cheika has named his replacements bench for Saturday’s match against England at Twickenham with Ben McCalman joining the squad.

McCalman, who served as the side’s vice-captain in last week’s 65-3 win over Uruguay replaces the injured Will Skelton, joining Dean Mumm on the bench.

James Slipper returns to the match day 23 for his 70th Test appearance, after missing the Uruguay game with concussion, sitting alongside reserve front row forwards Greg Holmes and Tatafu Polota-Nau.


1. Scott Sio , 2. Stephen Moore (c) , 3. Sekope Kepu , 4. Kane Douglas , 5. Rob Simmons , 6. Scott Fardy , 7. Michael Hooper (vc) , 8. David Pocock , 9. Will Genia , 10. Bernard Foley , 11. Rob Horne , 12. Matt Giteau , 13. Tevita Kuridrani , 14. Adam Ashley-Cooper (vc) , 15. Israel Folau

Replacements : 16. Tatafu Polota-Nau , 17. James Slipper , 18. Greg Holmes , 19. Dean Mumm , 20. Ben McCalman , 21. Nick Phipps , 22. Matt Toomua , 23. Kurtley Beale

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