Folau set for 50th Wallabies cap

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The 27-year-old former rugby league star - who has missed only three tests since making his debut in June 2013- has been named in a side that shows just one change from the team which eclipsed Wales 32-8 last Saturday.

Coach Michael Cheika recalls veteran Will Genia at scrum-half for Nick Phipps - who drops to the replacements bench but will win his 50th cap should he come on during the match.

Genia, who will be appearing in his 73rd Test, was unable to play against Wales because of his club commitments to Top 14 outfit Stade Francais.

Genia is reunited with flyhalf Bernard Foley, the same partnership who orchestrated the ultimately controversial win over Saturday's opponents in last year's World Cup quarter-finals.

Cheika makes four changes, including Phipps, to the replacements with the experienced Dean Mumm returning following a one-week suspension and Will Skelton set for his first Test since August.

The Wallabies will wear a red poppy in commemoration of Remembrance Day and donate a match jersey signed by the Test squad to the Mates4Mates charity - which supports current and ex-serving Australian Defence Force members (and their families) who are wounded, injured or ill as a result of their service.

Australia team:

(15-1)

Israel Folau; Dane Haylett-Petty, Tevita Kuridrani, Reece Hodge, Henry Speight; Bernard Foley, Will Genia; Lopeti Timani, Michael Hooper, David Pocock; Adam Coleman, Rory Arnold; Sekope Kepu, Stephen Moore (capt), Scott Sio

Replacements (16-23): Tolu Latu, Tom Robertson, Allan Alaalatoa, Rob Simmons, Will Skelton, Dean Mumm, Nick Phipps, Quade Cooper

AFP

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