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Naqelevuki and Goneva pair up for Fiji

Exeter's Sireli Naqelevuki and Leicester's Vereneki Goneva will form a dangerous centre partnership for Fiji in Saturday's QBE international against England.

Gloucester's Akapusi Qera starts at number eight after receiving a late call-up into the squad, which is captained once again by the Scarlets prop Deacon Manu.

Watisoni Votu, whose move to Exeter has been delayed over visa issues, starts on the left wing with Samu Wara, from Super 15 franchise Western Force, on the right.

Fiji team to play England at Twickenham on Saturday (kick-off 2.30pm):

S Koniferedi; S Wara, V Goneva, S Naqelevuki, W Votu; M Talebula, N Matawalu; R Makutu, V Veikoso, D Manu (captain), L Nakarawa, A Ratuniyarwa, A Naikatini, M Ravulo, A Qera.

Replacements: S Naureure, S Samoca, M Saulo, S Kalou, I Ratuva, K Bola, J Matavesi, R Fatiaki.


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