Pocock and Hooper both named to start against All Blacks

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has named both David Pocock and Michael Hooper to start for the Wallabies against the All Blacks in Sydney on Saturday night. Brumbies forward Scott Sio will make his run-on debut at prop, with prodigal son Dean Mumm and James Horwill both named at lock. In the backs, Bernard Foley retains the No.10 jersey with Toulon teammates Matt Giteau and Drew Mitchell set to start their first match together for Australia this year. “Australian Rugby is very fortunate to have some quality flankers competing for the number seven jumper," Cheika said. “Both players have been in outstanding form for club and country this season and have shown their class in sharing the spot in the first two matches. “They now have an opportunity to start a Test together which they are very excited about." After impressing off the bench, 23-year-old Sio earns his first opportunity to start a match for the Wallabies. “We have been impressed with Scott since joining the Wal
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