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Genia to start against All Blacks

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 18/08/2016

© Stu Forster/Getty Images Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has reunited his World Cup final starting halves of Bernard Foley and Will Genia for Saturday's Rugby Championship opener against the All Blacks in Sydney.

As well as Genia, fellow Franced-based stars Adam Ashley-Cooper, on the wing, and second five Matt Giteau have also earned recalls after missing Australia's 3-0 series loss to England in June.

Wallabies: Israel Folau, Adam Ashley-Cooper, Tevita Kuridrani, Matt Giteau, Dane Haylett-Petty, Bernard Foley, Will Genia, David Pocock, Michael Hooper, Ben McCalman, Scott Fardy, Rob Simmons, Kane Douglas, Sekope Kepu, Stephen Moore (capt), Scott Sio: Reserves Tatafu Polota-Nau, James Slipper, Allan Alaalatoa, Dean Mumm, Scott Fardy, Nick Phipps, Matt Toomua, Rob Horne

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