Karmichael Hunt out of Bledisloe openers

Karmichael Hunt has undergone ankle surgery, ruling him out of the start of the Rugby Championship.

Beale targets Wallabies No.12 jersey

Kurtley Beale wants a crack at the Wallabies' inside centre spot but acknowledges he faces opposition from incumbent Karmichael Hunt and Reece Hodge.

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