Sport in Short: Rugby Union

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MIKE SLEMEN, the former England wing, has been confirmed as assistant coach to the international side, to be largely responsible for the backs.

AUSTRALIA, seeking to whitewash the All Blacks 3-0 in a Test series for the first time since 1929, yesterday named an unchanged side for the conclusion of the Bledisloe Cup in Sydney on Saturday.

AUSTRALIA (v New Zealand, Sydney, 25 July): M Roebuck; P Carozza, J Little, T Horan, D Campese; M Lynagh, N Farr-Jones (capt); T Daly, P Kearns, E McKenzie, R McCall, J Eales, T Coker, D Wilson, S Scott-Young.