Wallabies assistant coach Stephen Larkham says Kurtley Beale is tracking nicely as he recovers from his hamstring injury, but has revealed the star playmaker is not certain to line up against the All Blacks in the Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship opener.
Beale injured his hamstring in late May in what turned out to be his last game for British Premiership side Wasps.
Now back in Australia, Beale has resumed training with the Wallabies but during training camps the 60‑Test veteran has had been on lighter duties compared to other teammates.
There is every intention that Beale will take the field at ANZ Stadium on August 19 and although he is doing everything in his power to be right, Larkham hinted that he did not have the green light just yet.
The Wallabies will take on the All Blacks at 10pm next Saturday in the Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship opener in Sydney.
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