Wallabies team announced for opening Test

Michael Cheika has named four debutants in his side to play England in the opening Test in Brisbane on Saturday night. Queensland Reds centre Samu Kerevi will start at inside centre, combining with Tevita Kuridrani to form the biggest Australian midfield ever seen. Israel Folau will stay in his regular Test spot after speculation that he was set for a move into the centres. Christian Lealiifano landed in Brisbane late on Wednesday night, but ultimately time was against him in a bid for a starting spot, with the Brumbies playmaker set to come off the bench for his first Test action since 2014. Lealiifano will play a handy backup to flyhalf Bernard Foley, with the ability to also fill the 12 spot off the pine. Karmichael Hunt has missed the chance for a debut, after being well and truly in the mix at the selection table, along with boom youngster Reece Hodge, who was tipped to possibly fill a utility role off the bench. Towering lock Rory Arnold has trained his way into a starting
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