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Bennett explains changes to
Coach Wayne Bennett says he's made changes to Australia's side for Saturday's big Tri Nations clash with Great Britain to strike a balance in the forwards and because of the likelihood of firmer playing conditions at Hull.
Bennett has promoted Jason Ryles off the interchange bench at the expense of Steve Price in the starting front-row. Penrith's Trent Waterhouse is expected to claim the vacant bench spot.
Bennett says conditions at Hull will be different from the heavy conditions at Wigan and he is also looking for more mobility.
The Kangaroos have shifted camps from Manchester to Leeds but Bennett will not finalise squad of 17 until the morning of match. It's likely Scott Prince will be the player omitted with Craig Wing getting the nod as the bench utility.