David Pocock will lead Australia for the first time this weekend as Australia take on the Barbarians at Twickenham. Regular captain James Horwill is on the bench. James O’Connor will start at fly-half. Adam Ashley-Cooper is moved to full back to replace the injured Kurtley Beale. Queensland Reds centre Ben Tapuai is set to make his international debut off the bench.
15. Adam Ashley-Cooper, 14. Lachie Turner, 13. Rob Horne, 12. Berrick Barnes, 11. Digby Ioane, 10. James O’Connor, 9. Will Genia, 8. Ben McCalman, 7. David Pocock (captain), 6. Scott Higginbotham, 5. Nathan Sharpe, 4. Rob Simmons, 3. Salesi Ma’afu, 2. Tatafu Polota Nau, 1. James Slipper
16. Stephen Moore, 17. Ben Alexander, 18. James Horwill, 19. Dave Dennis, 20. Matt Hodgson, 21. Nick Phipps, 22. Ben Tapuai