Pocock to skipper Wallabies
3 Jun 2012
David Pocock will captain a Wallabies side including five new caps in the rugby Test against Scotland in Newcastle on Tuesday.
Pocock steps in for the injured James Horwill. Mike Harris and Joe Tomane, Luke Morahan, Dave Dennis and Dan Palmer all play their first match for the Wallabies.
Outstanding Brumbies openside flanker Michael Hooper is named on the bench.
Berrick Barnes has pipped Quade Cooper to the flyhalf berth, with the latter having played just 120 minutes since returning from knee surgery.
Wallabies - 15 Luke Morahan, 14 Joe Tomane, 13 Anthony Faingaa, 12 Mike Harris, 11 Digby Ioane, 10 Berrick Barnes, 9 Will Genia, 8 Scott Higginbotham, 7 David Pocock, 6 Dave Dennis, 5 Nathan Sharpe, 4 Sitaleki Timani, 3 Dan Palmer, 2 Stephen Moore, 1 James Slipper.
Subs: 16 Saia Faingaa, 17 Ben Alexander, 18 Rob Simmons, 19 Michael Hooper, 20 Nick Phipps, 21 Pat McCabe, 22 Adam Ashley-Cooper.