Robbie Deans has named his final 30-man squad for their Rugby World Cup 2011 campaign.
Following the news that Matt Giteau was hanging up his boots after failing to make selection, Rocky Elsom has been demoted as captain in favour of James Horwill.
Many see the Aussies as the All Blacks’ only real challengers in the World Cup – can this squad bring home Bill for Australia?
Australia’s Rugby World Cup 2011 Squad
Ben Alexander, Sekope Kepu, Salesi Ma’afu, James Slipper, Stephen Moore, Tatafu Polota-Nau, Saia Faingaa, James Horwill, Rob Simmons, Nathan Sharpe, Dan Vickerman, Rocky Elsom, David Pocock, Scott Higginbotham, Cliff Palu, Radike Samo, Ben McCalman, Will Genia, Luke Burgess, Nick Phipps, Quade Cooper, Berrick Barnes, Pat McCabe, Adam Ashley-Cooper, Anthony Faingaa, Rob Horne, James O’Connor, Digby Ioane, Drew Mitchell, Kurtley Beale.