18 Nov 2010

Fiji ring changes for Welsh test

12:39 pm on 18 November 2010

Flying Fijians head coach Sam Domoni has revamped his starting fifteen for Saturday's test against Wales in Cardiff.

Among the have eight changes to the starting side Graham Dewes drops to the bench in favour of Campese Ma'afu while veteran lock Ifereimi Rawaqa returns to the team after being ruled out of last week's loss to France with a back injury.

A couple of the decisions have been forced on Domoni with lock Wame Lewaravu and second-five Seru Rabeni not considered for selection after being held up in France with Visa problems.

Albert Vulivuli will play his second test at centre while Deacon Manu will once again captain the side.

The full team is:

1. Campese Ma'afu, 2. Viliame Veikoso, 3. Deacon Manu (C), 4. Ifereimi Rawaqa, 5. Jone Qovu, 6. Semisi Saukawa, 7. Malakai Ravulo, 8. Sisa Koyamaibole, 9. Nemia Kenatale, 10. Seremaia Bai, 11. Vereniki Goneva, 12. Gabirieli Lovobalavu, 13. Albert Vulivuli, 14. Michael Tagicakibau, 15. Joshua Matavesi


16. Talemaitoga Tuapati, 17. Graham Dewes. 18. Sekonaia Qaraniqio Kalou, 19. Akapusi Qera, 20. Seveci Taka, 21. Ropate Ratu, 22. Taniela Rawaqa