26th February 12:51 AM
Koroibete starts for Wallabies while Valetini makes test debut against Samoa
By Naveel Krishant
Thursday 05/09/2019
Koroibete and Valetini

Marika Koroibete will start for the Wallabies while Rob Valetini will make his test debut off the bench when the Wallabies  face Samoa in their final build-up match for the Rugby World Cup.

David Pocock is also making a comeback for the Wallabies and he will captain the side in the absence of Michael Hooper.

The 31‑year‑old flanker is one of several experienced campaigners included in the starting 15, including Test centurions Adam Ashley‑Cooper, Will Genia and Sekope Kepu.

Coach Michael Cheika has rested several key players like Samu Kerevi, Michael Hooper, Kurtley Beale, Nic White and Isi Naisarani.

Australia takes on Samoa at 9.30pm on Saturday.


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