Cheika names 33-man Rugby Championship squad

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has today announced his 33-man squad for The Rugby Championship and Bledisloe Cup campaigns kicking off later this month. The squad has been bolstered by five foreign based players with Matt Giteau, Drew Mitchell, Adam Ashley-Cooper, Will Genia and Quade Cooper all named in the squad. All four uncapped players included in Cheika's initial train-on squad - Allan Ala'alatoa, Reece Hodge, Tom Robertson and Lopeti Timani - have been retained in the final 33-man squad ahead of the four-nation tournament. Three debutants from the recent England Series are also in the running to add to their Test tally with Samu Kerevi, Adam Coleman and Dane Haylett-Petty all named to join the squad at its training base in Terrigal on the NSW Central Coast next week. Lock Kane Douglas is in the squad for the first time in 2016, after returning from a knee reconstruction, while his second row partner Rob Simmons has also made his way back from a shoulder injury which cut
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