Australia have announced their team to face New Zealand in the World Cup final this Saturday.
Scott Sio is the only change to the Wallabies’ starting XV, lining up at prop. The rest of Michael Cheika’s starting side remains unchanged.
This XV possesses a huge 833 caps between them, with every piece of experienced gained form each international appearance needed to overcome the mighty All Blacks.
With both countries coming into the game off the back of 100% World Cup records, it is set up to be one of the most electrifying finals ever.
New Zealand have also announced their XV for the final. Steve Hansen has not made any changes ahead of the tournament’s conclusion, with concern over a potential Richie McCaw citing now fully put to bed.
The All Blacks are looking to become the first side to retain the Web Ellis Cup whilst Australia, like New Zealand, are hoping to become the first nation to win three World Cups.
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Rob Lyons, Pundit Arena