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Qera to skipper Fiji against Wales

Former Gloucester back-row forward Akapusi Qera will captain Fiji in Saturday's Millennium Stadium clash against Wales.

Qera leads a side that also includes powerful Leicester back Vereniki Goneva and the Ospreys' Josh Matavesi.

Goneva features in midfield alongside Nemani Nadolo, while Matavesi lines up at fly-half, where his half-back partner will be Glasgow star Nikola Matawalu.

Fiji, Rugby World Cup pool opponents for Wales next year, have arrived in Cardiff following a 40-15 defeat against France last weekend.

Fiji drew 16-16 with Wales on their last Millennium Stadium visit four years ago.

Team: M Talebula; W Nayacalevu, V Goneva, N Nadolo, A Tikoirotuma; J Matavesi, N Matawalu; C Ma'afu, S Koto, M Saulo, L Nakarawa, A Ratuniyarawa, D Waqaniburotu, A Qera (capt), M Matadigo.

Replacements: T Talemaitoga, J Yanuyanutawa, I Colati, T Cavubati, M Ravulo, H Seniloli, J Ralulu, T Nagusa.

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