Teddington - Loosehead prop Scott Sio was recalled by Australia for the Rugby World Cup final against New Zealand on Saturday, after recovering from a right elbow injury that forced him to miss the semi-final win over Argentina.
Sio replaced James Slipper in the only change to the starting lineup, adding ballast to the scrum after the Wallabies' struggles in that department against the
Fullback Israel Folau was declared fit even though he has been struggling with an ankle injury.
15 Israel Folau, 14 Adam Ashley-Cooper, 13 Tevita Kuridrani, 12 Matt Giteau, 11 Drew Mitchell, 10 Bernard Foley, 9 Will Genia, 8 David Pocock, 7 Michael Hooper, 6 Scott Fardy, 5 Rob Simmons, 4 Kane Douglas, 3 Sekope Kepu, 2 Stephen Moore (captain), 1 Scott Sio.
Reserves: 16 Tatafu Polota-Nau, 17 James Slipper, 18 Greg Holmes, 19 Dean Mumm, 20 Ben McCalman, 21 Nick Phipps, 22 Matt Toomua, 23 Kurtley Beale.
15 Ben Smith, 14
Reserves: 16 Keven Mealamu, 17 Ben Franks, 18 Charlie Faumuina, 19 Victor Vito, 20 Sam Cane, 21 Tawera Kerr-Barlow, 22 Beauden Barrett, 23 Sonny Bill Williams