June 14, 2018 / 8:05 AM / 5 months ago

FACTBOX-Rugby-Australia v Ireland - second test

MELBOURNE, June 14 (Reuters) - Factbox on the second test between Australia and Ireland on Saturday:

When: June 16, 8.05 pm local (1005 GMT)

Where: Melbourne Rectangular Stadium, Melbourne (Capacity 30,050)

Referee: Paul Williams (New Zealand)

Assistants: Pascal Gauzere (France), Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa)

TMO: Ben Skeen (New Zealand)

AUSTRALIA

World ranking: 3

Coach: Michael Cheika

Captain: Michael Hooper

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

Replacements: 16-Tolu Latu, 17-Tom Robertson, 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-Andrew Conway, 13-Garry Ringrose, 12-Robbie Henshaw, 11-Keith Earls, 10-Johnny Sexton, 9-Conor Murray; 8-CJ Stander, 7-Dan Leavy, 6-Peter O’Mahony, 5-James Ryan, 4-Devin Toner, 3-Tadhg Furlong, 2-Niall Scanell, 1-Cian Healy.

Replacements: 16-Rob Herring, 17-Jack McGrath, 18-Andrew Porter, 19-Tadhg Beirne, 20-Jordi Murphy, 21-John Cooney, 22-Joey Carbery, 23-Jordan Larmour.

OVERALL RECORD

Played: 34

Australia wins: 22

Ireland wins: 11

Draws: 1

IN MELBOURNE

2008 Australia 18-12 Ireland

2003 Australia 17-16 Ireland *

LAST FIVE MEETINGS

2018 Australia 18-9 Ireland Brisbane

2016 Ireland 27-24 Australia Dublin

2014 Ireland 26-23 Australia Dublin

2013 Australia 32-15 Ireland Dublin

2011 Ireland 15-6 Australia Auckland *

SERIES

Remaining matches:

June 23 Third test Sydney Football Stadium

* World Cup match (Compiled by Greg Stutchbury; Editing by Peter Rutherford)

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