Rugby league convert Eto Nabuli to make Wallabies debut against Scotland

  • Queensland Reds player included at expense of Henry Speight
  • Scotland star Jonny Gray returns in one of eight changes for tourists

Fiji-born winger Eto Nabuli, the one-time porter identified by rugby league legends Andrew Johns and Brad Fittler, will make his Wallabies debut on Saturday after being named in Michael Cheika’s starting XV to face Scotland at Sydney’s Allianz Stadium.

Fellow rugby league convert Karmichael Hunt has retained his place at inside centre after a promising debut in last Saturday’s win over Fiji, but regular captain and hooker Stephen Moore has again been overlooked. Nabuli’s inclusion, at the expense of two-try star and fellow Fijian flyer Henry Speight, is the only change to the run-on side.

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