November 16, 2012
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Male rings 10 changes for Ireland A test

By Sunil Sharma

Flying Fijians head coach Inoke Male has roped in the services of London Irish Prop Jerry Yanuyanutawa and France based Centre Saula Radidi to face Ireland A and has made ten changes to the side that met Gloucester on Wednesday.

The pair replaces injured Tuapati Talemaitoga and Sireli Naqelevuki.

Yanuyanutawa will team up with Viliame Veikoso and Deacon Manu in the front row, while Leone Nakarawa and Api Naikatini come in at Locks.

Nemani Nagusa has retained his No. 8 position while Iliesa Ratuva and Malakai Ravulo are on the flanks.

Other changes sees Gloucester Warriors halfback Nicola Matawalu replace Kelemedi Bola and Jonetani Ralulu coming in at fly-half.

Backline changes sees the return of Vereniki Goneva replacing Samu Wara in the midfield.

Meanwhile, Watisoni Votu has retained his position on the left wing with Simeli Koniferedi taking over from Timoci Matanavou on the left while Metuisela Talebula runs in at fullback.

Fiji-Ireland A  match will be played on Sunday at 6.30am (Fiji Time)  

The full squad is as follows:  
Jerry Yanuyanutawa, Viliame Veikoso, Deacon Manu, Leone Nakarawa, Api Naikatini, Iliesa Ratuva, Malakai Ravulo, Nemani Nagusa, Nicola Matawalu, Jonetani Ralulu, Watisoni Votu, Josh Matavesi, Vereniki Goneva, Simeli Koniferedi, Metuisela Talebula, Tuapati Talemaitoga, Manasa Saulo, Setefano Somoca, Apisai Ratuniyarawa, Jovili Domolailai, Kelemedi Bola, Saula Radidi, Ravai Fatiaki, Timoci Matanavou.



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