Australia call on Jake Gordon to replace Will Genia for final Test

Genia was forced off with a broken arm after a clash with Cian Healy

Will Genia of the Wallabies leaves the field injured during the International test match against Ireland at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia. Photo: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Will Genia of the Wallabies leaves the field injured during the International test match against Ireland at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia. Photo: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

 

Australia have called up scrum-half Jake Gordon as injury cover for Will Genia for the third Test against Ireland.

Genia was forced off with a broken arm in the 27th minute of Saturday’s 26-21 defeat to the Irish in Melbourne that tied the series at 1-1.

The 30-year-old playmaker had surgery on the injury on Sunday and will be sidelined for six weeks.

Nick Phipps is likely to come into the starting line-up for the series decider in Sydney.

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