Will Genia (78)
Palu to the bench is a surprise though, effectively replaced by big Willy. A great opportunity for the young fella, but tough on Palu, who for mine has been in great form. I would have been more inclined to drop Dennis, but I guess as captain it was never going to happen.
Cheika said that Palu is purely a player management issue (in terms of controlling the minutes he plays). Palu played 80 minutes against the Brumbies.
I'm guessing he also wants to give Skelton some more minutes which he'll get as a starter.