Bernard Foley has been dropped and Kurtley Beale will start at flyhalf against South Africa tomorrow night in a major backline shake‑up by the Wallabies.
Wallabies Coach Michael Cheika has revamped the core of his backline for the must‑win clash at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium with Beale selected to start his first Test in the No.10 jersey since 2014.
The 76‑Test back will direct the show from five‑eighth with Matt Toomua earning a promotion to start at inside centre.
Israel Folau will return at fullback just three weeks after an ankle injury.
Marika Koroibete starts again at number 11 this week.
The All Blacks will meet Argentina at 7.35pm tomorrow while the Wallabies face the Springboks at 10pm tomorrow.
IN: Rory Arnold, Israel Folau, Taniela Tupou, Ned Hanigan, Joe Powell
OUT: Tom Banks, Sekope Kepu, Rob Simmons, Pete Samu, Nick Phipps
Wallabies team to face the Springboks
1. Scott Sio (47 Tests)
2. Tatafu Polota‑Nau (84 Tests)
3. Allan Alaalatoa (25 Tests)
4. Rory Arnold (15 Tests)
5. Adam Coleman (25 Tests)
6. Lukhan Tui (9 Tests)
7. Michael Hooper (c) (84 Tests)
8. David Pocock (71 Tests)
9. Will Genia (92 Tests)
10. Kurtley Beale (76 Tests)
11. Marika Koroibete (13 Tests)
12. Matt Toomua (35 Tests)
13. Reece Hodge (29 Tests)
14. Dane Haylett‑Petty (23 Tests)
15. Israel Folau (66 Tests)
16. Folau Faingaa (1 Test)
17. Tom Robertson (23 Tests)
18. Taniela Tupou (4 Tests)
19. Izack Rodda (9 Tests
20. Ned Hanigan (13 Tests)
21. Joe Powell (4 Tests)
22. Bernard Foley (60 Tests)
23. Jack Maddocks (2 Tests)
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