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Autumn Internationals: Australia team to face England, 2018

David Pocock has been passed fit for Australia’s Test with England, but playmaker Kurtley Beale is omitted from their match-day squad.

Pocock suffered a neck injury during last weekend’s win in Italy and was only able to take part in non-contact work on Tuesday. He will be closely monitored ahead of Saturday’s Test at Twickenham, live on Sky Sports Action.

Australia team to face England:
15 Israel Folau, 14 Dane Haylett-Petty, 13 Samu Kerevi, 12 Bernard Foley, 11 Jack Maddocks, 10 Matt Toomua; 1 Scott Sio, 2 Tolu Latu, 3 Sekope Kepu, 4 Izack Rodda, 5 Adam Coleman, 6 Jack Dempsey, 7 Michael Hooper (c), 8 David Pocock.
Replacements: 16 Tatafu Polota-Nau, 17 Jermaine Ainsley, 18 Allan Alaalatoa, 19 Rob Simmons, 20 Ned Hanigan, 21 Pete Samu, 22 Nick Phipps, 23 Sefa Naivalu.

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