Simmons in at lock as Wallabies make 1 change for Argentina
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Australia coach Michael Cheika has made just one change for the Rugby Championship match against Argentina on Saturday, returning lock Rob Simmons to the starting side.
The Wallabies are coming off a 23-17 win over South Africa last Saturday in Brisbane which ended a six-match losing streak. Simmons last played in Australia's tournament-opening loss to New Zealand on Aug. 20.
Simmons, replacing Kane Douglas, will partner Adam Coleman in the second row in what will be the sixth lock combination used by Cheika in 2016.
For Argentina, Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias replaces injured center Juan Martin Hernandez and Javier Ortega Desio moves to lock for the injured Guido Petti.
Argentina lost 57-22 to the tournament-leading All Blacks last Saturday in Hamilton, New Zealand.