November 17, 2012
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Matavesi replaced in late Fiji change

A late medical has cost Josh Matavesi his spot in the Flying Fijians run-on-team to face Ireland XVs at 6.30am tomorrow (Fiji Time) in their third of four Northern Hemisphere matches.

Matavesi failed a late medical by the team management with Ravai Fatiaki called up to start at inside centre with assistant skipper Vereniki Goneva in the midfield combo.

Team line-ups
Ireland XV: 15- Hurley, 14- McFadden, 13- Cave, 12- Marshall, 11- Gilroy, 10- Jackson, 9- Murray; 8- Heaslip, 7- Muldoon, 6- Henderson, 5- Tuohy, 4- O'Callaghan, 3- Ross, 2- Cronin,  1- Kilcoyne
Replacements: 16- Strauss, 17- Healy, 18- Bent, 19- Ryan, 20- Henry, 21- Marshall, 22- Sexton, 23- Zebo

Fiji: 15- Talebula, 14- Koniferedi, 13- Goneva, 12- Fatiaki, 11- Votu, 10- Ralulu, 9- Matawalu, 8- Nagusa, 7- Ravulo, 6- Ratuva, 5- Naikatini, 4- Nakarawa, 3- Manu, 2- Veikoso,  1- Yanuyanutawa
Replacements: 16- Tuapati, 17- Saulo, 18- Somoca, 19- Ratuniyarawa, 20- Domolailai, 21- Bolatagane, 22- Radidi, 23- Matanavou

Match Officials
Referee: Leighton Hodges (Wales)
Touch judges: Neil Hennessy and Sean Brickell (both Wales)


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