O'Connor among a mass of Wallabies changes for Pumas
The Australians will take on the wounded Pumas in San Juan on Sunday morning (AEST) looking to back up last week’s 41-26 victory.
He will start at 12, with Len Ikitau returning at outside centre.
“Giteau’s Law” choice Rory Arnold, who has been based in France, will have his first start of the year in the second row, replacing Matt Philip.
Giant Melbourne enforcer Pone Fa’amausili has been named to make his Test debut from the bench.
Irae Simone, who was a late call-up to the squad and will head to France following the two-Test tour of Argentina, has been named on the bench for his third Test with Rennie adding an additional back.
Wallabies: Tom Wright, Jordan Petaia, Len Ikitau, Lalakai Foketi, Marika Koroibete, James O’Connor, Nic White, Rob Valetini, Fraser McReight, Jed Holloway, Darcy Swain, Rory Arnold, Taniela Tupou, Folau Fainga’a, James Slipper (c). Res: Lachlan Lonergan, Matt Gibbon; Pone Fa’amausili, Nick Frost, Pete Samu; Tate McDermott, Irae Simone, Reece Hodge.
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