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Coach Jones ponders Wallabies captain for Wales clash

Despite their World Cup hopes hanging by a thread, the Wallabies are in the dark about who will lead the side in one of the biggest games in Australian rugby history.

For the second straight week there is uncertainty about the captain of the Wallabies, who face a do-or-die clash with Wales in Lyon on Sunday (Monday AEST).

A defeat would mean Australia miss the quarter-finals for the first time since the inaugural tournament 36 years ago.

Heading into their first ever tournament loss against Fiji, Wallabies coach Eddie Jones waited until game day to confirm regular skipper Will Skelton would miss at least two matches with a calf injury and hooker Dave Porecki would become the sixth Test captain of the year.

Vice-captain Tate McDermott missed that game following a concussion in Australia’s tournament-opening win over Georgia and while he will play against Wales, he remained unsure whether…

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