Sio and Alaalatoa start together in gold for first time in 2020

· Tri Nations
by Brumbies Media

The Wallabies have named eight Plus500 Brumbies to their gameday 23 to take on Los Pumas in the final round of the 2020 Tri-Nations series at Bankwest Stadium, Sydney. 

Scott Sio and Allan Alaalatoa will start together in Gold for the first time in 2020, with Folau Fainga'a providing impact off the bench as the hooker reserve. 

Nic White will partner Reds playmaker James O'Connor in the halves with Tom Wright continuing his rise to stardom on the right-wing. 

Rob Valetini will cover both lock and backrow in the finishers, while Irae Simone will get the chance to showcase his talents again from the bench. 

Tom Banks rounds out the Brumbies selection in jersey 23. 

Wallabies team to play Argentina at Bankwest Stadium, Sydney on Saturday 5 December, 7:45pm AEDT

1. Scott Sio (67 Tests)

2. Brandon Paenga-Amosa (8 Tests)

3. Allan Alaalatoa (40 Tests)

4. Rob Simmons (105 Tests)

5. Matt Philip (8 Tests)

6. Ned Hanigan (24 Tests)

7. Michael Hooper (c) (104 Tests)

8. Harry Wilson (5 Tests)

9. Nic White (36 Tests)

10. James O’Connor (54 Tests)

11. Marika Koroibete (33 Tests)

12. Hunter Paisami (5 Tests)

13. Jordan Petaia (7 Tests)

14. Tom Wright (2 Tests)

15. Reece Hodge (44 Tests)


16. Folau Fainga’a (15 Tests)

17. Angus Bell (2 Tests)

18. Taniela Tupou (24 Tests)

19. Lukhan Salakaia-Loto (24 Tests)

20. Rob Valetini (3 Tests)

21. Jake Gordon (4 Tests)

22. Irae Simone (1 Test)

23. Tom Banks (10 Tests)