August 14, 2018 / 8:00 AM / 6 months ago

FACTBOX-Rugby-Australia Rugby Championship team

MELBOURNE, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Facts on Michael Cheika’s Australia team for the southern hemisphere’s Rugby Championship.

World ranking: 5

Titles (including Tri-Nations): 4

Last year: 2nd

Coach: Michael Cheika

Captain: Michael Hooper

SQUAD:

Forwards - Allan Alaalatoa, Adam Coleman, Ned Hanigan, Michael Hooper (captain), Sekope Kepu, Tolu Latu, Brandon Paenga-Amosa, David Pocock, Tatafu Polota-Nau, Tom Robertson, Izack Rodda, Pete Samu, Rob Simmons, Scott Sio, Lukhan Tui, Taniela Tupou

Backs - Tom Banks, Kurtley Beale, Israel Folau, Bernard Foley, Will Genia, Dane Haylett-Petty, Reece Hodge, Marika Koroibete, Jack Maddocks, Nick Phipps, Joe Powell, Matt Toomua

FIXTURES (kickoff GMT):

Aug. 18 v New Zealand, Sydney (1005)

Aug. 25 v New Zealand, Auckland (0735)

Sept. 8 v South Africa, Brisbane (1005)

Sept. 15 v Argentina, Gold Coast (1005)

Sept. 29 v South Africa, Port Elizabeth (1505)

Oct. 6 v Argentina, Salta (2240)

Compiled by Ian Ransom; Editing by Greg Stutchbury

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