Cheika makes 4 changes to Wallabies for 2nd England test

BY foxsports • June 15, 2016

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Australia coach Michael Cheika has made four changes to his starting side ahead of the second test against England, including a new-look front row.

Sekope Kepu and James Slipper join captain Stephen Moore in the front row while Sam Carter will play a test for the first time since Australia's 47-10 win over the United States in Chicago last year.

Cheika also announced Wednesday that he won't replace David Pocock, who has an injured left eye socket, with a traditional No. 8, instead handing Melbourne Rebels flanker Sean McMahon a start.

Pocock is out for the remainder of the three-test series.

England won the first test 39-28 in Brisbane last Saturday. The teams play a third test on June 25 in Sydney.


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