Simmons returns for Wallabies


Australia lock Rob Simmons has been recalled for the Rugby Championship clash with Argentina in the only change to the Wallabies' starting side.

Michael Cheika's men are coming off a 23-17 victory over South Africa in Brisbane last Saturday.

Simmons is back in the only change made to the starting team by Cheika, having last featured for the Wallabies in the loss to New Zealand on August 20.

Kane Douglas has been dropped.

Waratahs prop Tom Robertson is set to become the eighth debutant for Australia this season after he was named on the extended bench.

Henry Speight, who last played at the 2015 Rugby World Cup, has also been named among the replacements for the clash at nib Stadium.

Australia are bottom of the Rugby Championship table after losing two of their opening three games.

Australia XV in full: Scott Sio, Stephen Moore, Sekope Kepu, Rob Simmons, Adam Coleman, Dean Mumm, Michael Hooper, David Pocock, Will Genia, Quade Cooper, Reece Hodge, Bernard Foley, Samu Kerevi, Dane Haylett-Petty, Israel Folau

Replacements (from): Tatafu Polota-Nau, James Slipper, Tom Robertson, Rory Arnold, Lopeti Timani, Sean McMahon, Nick Phipps, Tevita Kuridrani, Henry Speight