Samoa ring changes for Wales

2012-11-14 18:13
David Lemi (Gallo Images)

Cardiff - Samoa have re-jigged their back division as part of six changes to the starting line-up for their international against Wales.

David Lemi will return as captain on the left wing at Millennium Stadium in place of Robert Lilomaiava, who scored four tries in the 42-12 win over Canada on Friday.

Scrumhalf Kahn Fotuali'i, centre Paul Williams and fullback Faatoina Autagavaia also come in as Samoa looks to avenge the 17-10 loss to Wales in last year's World Cup and claim another victory in Cardiff, after wins in 1991 and '99.

Lock Daniel Leo and flanker Maurie Fa'asavalu are the other changes to the run-on line-up.



15-Leigh Halfpenny, 14-Alex Cuthbert, 13-Ashley Beck, 12-Jamie Roberts, 11-George North, 10-Dan Biggar, 9-Mike Phillips, 8-Toby Faletau, 7-Justin Tipuric, 6-Ryan Jones, 5-Ian Evans, 4-Bradley Davies, 3-Aaron Jarvis, 2-Richard Hibbard, 1-Paul James

Substitutes: 16-Ken Owens, 17-Gethin Jenkins, 18-Scott Andrews, 19-Luke Charteris, 20-Sam Warburton, 21-Tavis Knoyle, 22-Rhys Priestland, 23-Scott Williams


15 Fa'atoina Autagavaia, 14 Paul Perez, 13 George Pisi, 12 Paul Williams, 11 David Lemi (captain), 10 Tusi Pisi, 9 Kahn Fotuali'i, 8 Taiasina Tuifua, 7 Maurie Fa'asavalu, 6 Ofisa Treviranus, 5 Teofilo Paulo, 4 Daniel Leo, 3 Census Johnston, 2 Wayne Ole Avei, 1 Sakaria Taulafo

Substitutes: 16 Ti'i Paulo, 17 Viliamu Afatia, 18 James Johnston, 19 TBA, 20 Tivaini Fomai, 21 Jeremy Su'a, 22 Johnny Leota, 23 Robert Lilomaiava

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