Wallabies Name Team to Play N.Z. in Rugby Championship Opener

Australia named the following team to play New Zealand in the opening match of the Rugby Championship on Saturday, Aug. 18 at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium:

Kurtley Beale, Adam Ashley-Cooper, Rob Horne, Anthony Faingaa, Digby Ioane, Berrick Barnes, Will Genia, Scott Higginbotham, David Pocock (captain), Dave Dennis, Nathan Sharpe, Sitaleki Timani, Sekope Kepu, Tatafu Polota-Nau, Benn Robinson.

Reserves: Stephen Moore, James Slipper, Rob Simmons, Radike Samo, Michael Hooper, Nick Phipps, Drew Mitchell.

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