Australia have brought in two new props to try to shore up their scrum for Saturday’s second Test against England in Melbourne.

In come James Slipper and Sekope Kepu in place of Greg Holmes and Scott Sio, with the latter not even making the bench.

Sean McMahon replaces the injured David Pocock in the back row.

And Sam Carter comes in for Rob Simmons, who has a back problem, in the second row.

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Australia team to face England: Israel Folau; Dane Haylett-Petty, Tevita Kuridrani, Samu Kerevi, Rob Horne; Bernard Foley, Nick Phipps; James Slipper, Stephen Moore (capt), Sekope Kepu, Rory Arnold, Sam Carter, Scott Fardy, Michael Hooper, Sean McMahon.

Replacements (three to be omitted): Tatafu Polota-Nau, Toby Smith, Greg Holmes, James Horwill, Dean Mumm, Wycliff Palu, Ben McCalman, Liam Gill, Nick Frisby, Christian Leali’ifano, Luke Morahan