Australia vs Scotland: Kick-off time, Venue, TV channel and Team News

It’s a historic night in Coventry tonight as Scotland take on Australia – the holders of the World Cup.

It’s an exciting opportunity for Scotland to take on one of the world’s finest players and test themselves and produce a gutsy display after disappointment against Italy.

Here’s everything you need to know about the game.

Kick-off time and Venue

The game kicks off at 19:30 at Coventry Building Society Arena in Coventry.

TV channel

TV coverage starts at 19:00 on BBC Two.

Team News

Mal Meninga has named his team making a number of changes to his side introducing a number of NRL Grand Finalist who were rested last week. Nathan Cleary will make his Australia debut alongside plenty of his Penrith teammates including Isaah Yeo at 13, Cleary replaces Daly Cherry-Evans in the halves. Harry Grant gets a start at nine.

Scotland are without key player Ryan Brierley as Super League stars like Matty Russell, Kane Linnett and Liam Hood will lead the way. Championship Lachlan Walmsley will hope to shine on the wing.

Australia
James TEDESCO
Daly CHERRY-EVANS
Ben HUNT
Valentine HOLMES
Jake TRBOJEVIC
Reagan CAMPBELL-GILLARD
Cameron MUNSTER
Josh ADDO-CARR
Jack WIGHTON
Matt BURTON
Patrick CARRIGAN
Nathan CLEARY
Lindsay COLLINS
Angus CRICHTON
Campbell GRAHAM
Harry GRANT
Liam MARTIN
Jeremiah NANAI
Isaah YEO

Scotland
Matty RUSSELL
Ben HELLEWELL
Kieran BUCHANAN
Lachlan WALMSLEY
Bailey HAYWARD
Logan BAYLISS-BROWN
Liam HOOD
Sam LUCKLEY
Euan AITKEN
Kane LINNETT
James BELL
Kyle SCHNEIDER
Luke BAIN
Jack TEANBY
Calum GAHAN
Davey DIXON
Alex WALKER
Bayley LIU
Dale FERGUSON

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