McKenzie to change Wallabies line-up

WITH the Bledisloe Cup lost for an 11th consecutive year, and Australia last on the Rugby Championship ladder, Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie is set to make changes ahead of clash with the unbeaten Springboks in Brisbane on September 7.

"We'll go back to the drawing board and have a look," he said

"Different game, different opposition next time, and maybe play the game a bit differently."

The All Blacks' No.10 curse struck again after debutant Tom Taylor was ruled out of the Kiwis next game against Argentina with a rib injury he picked up in the 27-16 win over the Wallabies.

Taylor was the fourth-choice fly half side after injury ruled Dan Carter, Aaron Cruden, and Beauden Barrett.

Meanwhile South Africa needed two late penalties from fly half Morne Steyn to land a 22-17 win over Argentina in Mendoza yesterday. The Springboks now top the standings on points difference from New Zealand.

The Springboks and All Blacks have nine points after two rounds, with Argentina on a single point and the Wallabies yet to break their duck after two defeats.

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