Larkham fit, so Wallabies unchanged for final
Wallaby fly-half Stephen Larkham, who picked up a knee injury during the epic semi-final against South Africa has been declared fit, allowing coach Rod Macqueen to name an unchanged side for the clash with France on Saturday .
The only change in the 22-man squad sees prop Dan Crowley's return, in place of Rod Moore, on the bench.
Moore was a late addition to the touring party after Patricio Noriega flew home with a shoulder strain. Macqueen brought him into the squad for the semi-final against South Africa but has preferred the greater experience of Crowley for the tournament decider.
Centre Tim Horan and skipper John Eales will be playing in their second World Cup finals, having helped Australia win the title with victory over England at Twickenham eight years ago.
Australian team: Matthew Burke; Ben Tune, Daniel Herbert, Tim Horan, Joe Roff; Steve Larkham, George Gregan; Toutai Kefu, David Wilson, Matt Cockbain, John Eales (capt), David Giffin; Andrew Blades, Michael Foley, Richard Harry
Replacements: Jason Little, Nathan Grey, Chris Whitaker, Mark Connors, Owen Finegan, Dan Crowley, Jeremy Paul