Nagusa in as Fiji make six changes

Date published: November 20 2014

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Fiji have made six changes to their starting lineup for Friday’s clash with the USA in Vannes with Timoci Nagusa starting at full-back.

Fiji have made six changes to their starting lineup for Friday’s clash with the USA in Vannes with Timoci Nagusa starting at full-back.

The Montpellier speedster has featured off the bench in each of the last two Tests, defeats to France and Wales, but comes in for Metuisela Talebula who drops out of the squad altogether.

That’s not the only change in the back three, with Watisoni Votu back into the starting lineup for Waisea Nayacalevu, who drops to the bench.

There is also a start for Henry Seniloli, who looked very bright off the bench against Wales and comes in for Nikola Matawalu.

There are also three changes in the pack, with Peni Ravai coming in for the suspended Campese Ma’afu.

He’ll be joined in the front row by hooker Tuapati Talemaitoga, while Malakai Ravulo starts at openside, forcing skipper Akapusi Qera to shift across to blindside.

Fiji: 15 Timoci Nagusa, 14 Watisoni Votu, 13 Vereniki Goneva, 12 Nemani Nadolo, 11 Asaeli Tikoirotuma, 10 Josh Matavesi, 9 Henry Seniloli, 8 Masi Matadigo, 7 Malakai Ravulo, 6 Akapusi Qera (c), 5 Tevita Cavubati, 4 Leone Nakarawa, 3 Manasa Saulo, 2 Tuapati Talemaitoga, 1 Peni Ravai
Replacements: 16 Sunia Koto, 17 Isei Colatei, 18 Tanielo Koroi, 19 Nemia Soqeta, 20 Dominiko Waqaniburotu, 21 Nemia Kenatale, 22 Jonetani Ralulu, 23 Waisea Nayacalevu

Date: Friday, November 21
Venue: Stade de le Rabine, Vannes
Kickoff: 19:00 local (18:00 GMT)
Referee: Johnny Lacey (Ireland)
Assistant Referees: Peter Fitzgibbon (Ireland), Gary Conway (Ireland)
TMO: Iain Ramage (Scotland)

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