St.George Queensland Reds youngsters Adam Korczyk, Izaia Perese and Izack Rodda are a step closer to making their Test debuts, after being named in the Wallabies’ squad for the first two Bledisloe Cup matches.
The trio of potential debutants are joined in the squad by Queensland teammates Kane Douglas, Samu Kerevi, Stephen Moore and Rob Simmons.
Reds Karmichael Hunt (ankle), Eto Nabuli (knee), James Slipper (Achilles) and Lukhan Tui (knee) were not considered for selection due to injury.
Qantas Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has named a 34-man squad ahead of the opening Bledisloe Cup clash against New Zealand at New Zealand at ANZ Stadium on August 19 – with the Wallabies’ today announcing experienced duo Will Genia and Bernard Foley as vice-captains, to support incoming skipper Michael Hooper.
The Wallabies squad features seven uncapped players in total.
The squad will assemble in Cessnock, New South Wales this Sunday.
Tickets for the Qantas Wallabies' three home Test matches in the 2017 Rugby Championship are available now through Ticketek.
All Bledisloe Cup matches will be screened LIVE in High Definition and ad-break free during play on FOX SPORTS and will be available to stream via Foxtel Go (for Foxtel subscribers).
The three Bledisloe Cup Tests will also be screened LIVE in High Definition on TEN and WIN Network and on tenplay.com.au.
All domestic Wallabies Tests will be broadcast LIVE on RUGBY.com.au Radio.
Qantas Wallabies 34-man squad for the opening Bledisloe Cup clash, Sydney, August 19
Allan Alaalatoa, 12 Tests, Brumbies
Rory Arnold, 12 Tests, Brumbies
Adam Coleman, 12 Tests, Western Force
Jack Dempsey, 1 Test, NSW Waratahs
Kane Douglas, 31 Tests, Queensland Reds
Tetera Faulkner, 2 Tests, Western Force
Ned Hanigan, 3 Tests, NSW Waratahs
Michael Hooper (c), 68 Tests, NSW Waratahs
Sekope Kepu, 80 Tests, NSW Waratahs
Adam Korczyk*, Queensland Reds
Sean McMahon, 15 Tests, Melbourne Rebels
Stephen Moore, 120 Tests, Queensland Reds
Tatafu Polota-Nau, 71 Tests, Western Force
Tom Robertson, 9 Tests, NSW Waratahs
Izack Rodda*, Queensland Reds
Rob Simmons, 71 Tests, Queensland Reds
Scott Sio, 32 Tests, Brumbies
Lopeti Timani, 7 Tests, Melbourne Rebels
Jordan Uelese*, Melbourne Rebels
Kurtley Beale, 60 Tests, NSW Waratahs
Israel Folau, 55 Tests, NSW Waratahs
Bernard Foley (vc), 45 Tests, NSW Waratahs
Will Genia (vc), 78 Tests
Dane Haylett-Petty, 17 Tests, Western Force
Reece Hodge, 13 Tests, Melbourne Rebels
Samu Kerevi, 8 Tests, Queensland Reds
Marika Koroibete*, Melbourne Rebels
Tevita Kuridrani, 47 Tests, Brumbies
Billy Meakes*, Western Force
Izaia Perese*, Queensland Reds
Nick Phipps, 52 Tests, NSW Waratahs
Joe Powell, 2 Tests, Brumbies
Curtis Rona*, Western Force
Henry Speight, 12 Tests, Brumbies
*denotes uncapped player