June 7, 2018 / 7:12 AM / in 5 months

FACTBOX-Rugby-Australia v Ireland - first test

SYDNEY, June 7 (Reuters) - Factbox on the first test between Australia and Ireland on Saturday:

When: June 9, 8.05 pm local (1005 GMT)

Where: Lang Park, Brisbane (Capacity 52,500)

Referee: Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa)

Assistants: Pascal Gauzere (France), Paul Williams (New Zealand)

TMO: Ben Skeen (New Zealand)

AUSTRALIA

World ranking: 4

Coach: Michael Cheika

Captain: Michael Hooper

Team: 15-Israel Folau, 14-Marika Koroibete, 13-Samu Kerevi, 12-Kurtley Beale, 11-Dane Haylett-Petty, 10-Bernard Foley, 9-Will Genia, 8-Caleb Timu, 7-Michael Hooper, 6-David Pocock, 5-Adam Coleman, 4-Izack Rodda, 3-Sekope Kepu, 2-Brandon Paenga-Amosa, 1-Scott Sio

Replacements: 16-Tolu Latu, 17-Allan Alaalatoa, 18-Taniela Tupou, 19-Rob Simmons, 20-Lukhan Tui, 21-Pete Samu, 22-Nick Phipps, 23-Reece Hodge.

IRELAND

World ranking: 2

Coach: Joe Schmidt

Captain: Peter O’Mahony

Team: 15-Rob Kearney, 14-Keith Earls, 13-Robbie Henshaw, 12-Bundee Aki, 11-Jacob Stockdale, 10-Joey Carbery, 9-Conor Murray; 8-CJ Stander, 7-Jordi Murphy, 6-Peter O’Mahony, 5-Iain Henderson, 4-James Ryan, 3-John Ryan, 2-Rob Herring, 1-Jack McGrath.

Replacements: 16-Sean Cronin, 17-Cian Healy, 18-Tadhg Furlong, 19-Quinn Roux, 20-Jack Conan, 21-Kieran Marmion, 22-Johnny Sexton, 23-Jordan Larmour.

OVERALL RECORD

Played: 33

Australia wins: 21

England wins: 11

Draws: 1

IN BRISBANE

2010 Australia 22-15 Ireland

1999 Australia 46-10 Ireland

1994 Australia 33-13 Ireland

1979 Australia 12-27 Ireland

LAST FIVE MEETINGS

2016 Ireland 27-24 Australia Dublin

2014 Ireland 26-23 Australia Dublin

2013 Australia 32-15 Ireland Dublin

2011 Ireland 15-6 Australia Auckland (World Cup)

2010 Australia 22-15 Ireland Brisbane

SERIES

Remaining matches:

Second test June 16 Melbourne Rectangular Stadium

Third test June 23 Sydney Football Stadium (Reporting by Nick Mulvenney; Editing by Peter Rutherford)

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