Wallaby Squad Announcement

Wallabies head coach Michael Cheika has named five uncapped players in his 32-man squad to take on Ireland in their three-Test series in Australia in June.

Reds back-row Caleb Timu, Brumbies full-back Tom Banks, Melbourne Rebels utility back Joe Maddocks along with Reds and Brumbies hookers Brandon Paenga-Amosa and Folau Fainga’a are the debutants in Cheika’s squad, who take on Ireland in the first Test at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on June 9.

Wallabies squad for the June internationals:

Forwards: Sekope Kepu, Tom Robertson, Scott Sio, Taniela Tupou, Allan Alaalatoa, Brandon Paenga-Amosa, Jordan Uelese, Izack Rodda, Folau Fainga’a, Rory Arnold, Adam Coleman, Rob Simmons, Michael Hooper, Ned Hanigan, Lukhan Tui, Caleb Timu, David Pocock

Backs: Bernard Foley, Will Genia, Tom Banks, Kurtley Beale, Israel Folau, Dane Haylett-Petty, Reece Hodge, Samu Kerevi, Marika Koroibete, Tevita Kuridrani, Jack Maddocks, Sefa Naivalu, Nick Phipps, Joe Powell, Curtis Rona