Wallabies turn attention to All Blacks Test

Wallabies head coach Michael Cheika and skipper Michael Hooper are already focusing on their next Test against the All Blacks in Brisbane. 

After a gritty 37-20 win against Argentina, where they scored five tries and secured a second place finish in the Rugby Championship, Australia feel they have unfinished business ahead of them in two weeks' time when they play in their third Bledisloe Test. 

Cheika was happy with his side's victory following their two-week road trip. He also admitted the squad must step up to defeat the All Blacks after two vastly different defeats already this year. 

"It should be a really good match because we're going to have to step up to the plate and perform better," Cheika told Stuff. "The dips aren't as big in our game as they maybe were in the first half in that first game [in Sydney]. Since that first half the championship has been really good. We've got to finish more things obviously but good is not enough. 

"It's a great challenge always to play the Kiwis. They're the world's best and we want to step up to the plate and give the people in Brisbane something to cheer about." 

Hooper added: "I can't wait to play them. Who gets the privilege to play that game in two weeks will have to do a job. I'm excited to turn up for that week in the Gold Coast and face these guys on the Saturday in Brisbane." 

Karmichael Hunt has returned to the squad after recovering from injury, while Cheika also confirmed there were no major casualties out of the Mendoza Test. 

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