Michael Cheika Names Wallabies Squad For Tests With Fiji, Scotland and Italy
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Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has revealed his 34-man squad for the upcoming June Tests against Fiji, Scotland and Italy.
Dean Mumm, Scott Fardy, Rob Simmons, Kane Douglas, Rob Horne and Will Skelton have all been omitted from Cheika’s first 2017 squad.
Eight uncapped players have been named in the squad, with Ned Hanigan, Marika Koroibete, Richard Hardwick, Joe Powell, Jack Dempsey, Eto Nabuli, Lukhan Tui and Karmichael Hunt in the mix.
Forwards: Michael Hooper, Richard Hardwick*, Ned Hanigan*, Jack Dempsey*, Scott Higginbotham, Lopeti Timani, Stephen Moore (c), Tatafu Polota-Nau, Tolu Latu, Scott Sio, Tom Robertson, Toby Smith, Sekope Kepu, Allan Alaalatoa, Adam Coleman, Rory Arnold, Sam Carter, Lukhan Tui*
Backs: Bernard Foley, Quade Cooper, Will Genia, Joe Powell*, Nick Phipps, Reece Hodge, Samu Kerevi, Tevita Kuridrani, Kyle Godwin, Eto Nabuli*, Marika Koroibete*, Henry Speight, Karmichael Hunt*, Dane Haylett-Petty, Israel Folau, Sefa Naivalu
* = uncapped