Third consecutive start for the in-form Saulo

Third consecutive start for the in-form Saulo

By Antonio Rahiman
Thursday 14/07/2022
In-form Vodafone Flying Fijians prop Manasa Saulo

In-form Vodafone Flying Fijians prop Manasa Saulo has been picked to start in his third consecutive Pacific Nations Cup match when they take on Samoa on Saturday.

The veteran prop says he is expecting an intense match and is aware of the physicality that the Samoan forwards will bring.

Saulo was not selected for national duties after the 2019 Rugby World Cup as he struggled with form, but forced his way into the team for the PNC after having an impressive season with the Fijian Drua in the Super Rugby Pacific competition this year.

Fiji will take on Samoa at 3.30pm on Saturday at Churchill Park in Lautoka.

The first match will see Tonga taking on Australia A at 12pm.

Flying Fijians Lineup:

1.Eroni Mawi

2:Sam Matavesi

3.Manasa Saulo

4.Apisalome Ratuniyarawa

5.Tevita Ratuva

6.Isoa Nasilasila

7.Rusiate Nasove

8.Albert Tuisue

9.Frank Lomani

10.Ben Volavola

11.Vinaya Habosi

12.Vilimoni Botitu

13.Waisea Nayacalevu

14.Jiuta Wainiqolo

15.Setareki Tuicuvu

Reserves

16.Tevita Ikanivere

17.Haereiti Hetet

18.Luke Tagi

19.Temo Mayanavanua

20.Kitione Kamikamica

21.Peni Matawalu

22.Setareki Tamanivalu

23.Josua Tuisova



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