16 Aug 2011

Sport: Tonga's Maka names team for second test

11:46 am on 16 August 2011

Tongan coach Isitolo Maka has made nine changes to his starting fifteen for Friday's second rugby test against Fiji in Lautoka.

Matangi Tonga Online reports that Soane Tonga'uiha and Tonga Lea'aetoa will pack down either side of Aleki Lutui in the front row.

Lisiate Fa'aoso and Joe Tu'ineau comes in at lock with Finau Maka returning to the captain the side from openside flanker.

In the backs Kurt Morath will get a chance to continue his impressive Pacific Nations Cup form at first five.

Siale Piutau and Latu Fatafehi combine in midfield while Vungakoto Lilo gets a start on the left wing.

Samo Domoni will name the Flying Fijians team on Wednesday with both countries to select their Rugby World Cup squads following this match.