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Lee-Lo and Scully retained in international sides

16th November 2018

Rey Lee-Lo and Blaine Scully will once again feature for their respective international sides this weekend, as Samoa face Georgia and USA take on Romania.

The Cardiff Blues duo were on opposing sides last week, as the Eagles snatched a last gasp win over Samoa in San Sebastian.

Lee-Lo remains in midfield for the trip to Tbilisi, after head coach Steve Jackson made two changes from the Basque encounter.

Former Cardiff Blues lock, Filo Paulo, also starts, while Pele Cowley, who spent a brief time in the Welsh capital, is called up to the bench.

Meanwhile, USA captain, Scully, moves from full-back to wing, as Gary Gold makes one changes, as they prepare for the Bucharest encounter.

Another Cardiff Blues also features for the Eagles, in the form of back row Cam Dolan, who crossed the whitewash twice against Samoa.

Samoa to face Georgia: Ah See Tuala (Northampton Saints); Ed Fidow (Aix Marseille), Rey Lee-Lo (Cardiff Blues), Alapati Leiua (Bristol Bears), JJ Taulagi (Hawkes Bay); Tusi Pisi (Bristol Bears), Dwayne Polataivao (Northcote); Logovi'i Mulipola (Newcastle Falcons), Motu Matu'u (London Irish), Paul Alo-Emile (Stade Francais), Kane Leaupepe (Bay of Plenty), Filo Paulo (London Irish), Piula Fa'asalele (Toulouse), Jack Lam (Bristol Bears), Josh Tyrrell (Doncaster Knights)

Replacements: Manu Leiataua (North Harbour), Jordan Lay (Bristol Bears), James Lay (Bay of Plenty), Mat Luamanu (Harlequins), Faifili Levave (Auckland), Pele Cowley (Auckland), D'Angelo Leuila (Papatoetoe), Alofa Alofa (Harlequins)

USA to face Romania: Marcel Brache (Western Force); Blaine Scully (Cardiff Blues, capt.), Bryce Campbell (London Irish), Paul Lasike (Harlequins), Ryan Matyas (San Diego Legion); Will Hooley (Bedford Blues), Ruben de Haas (Free State Cheetahs); Titi Lamositele (Saracens), Joe Taufete'e (Worcester Warriors), Paul Mullen (Newcastle Falcons), Greg Peterson (Glasgow Warriors), Nick Civetta (Doncaster Knights), John Quill (Glendale Raptors), Tony Lamborn (Rugby Southland), Cam Dolan (NOLA Gold)

Replacements: Dylan Fawsitt (Rugby United New York), David Ainuu (Toulouse), Dino Waldren (London Scottish), David Tameilau (Glasgow Warriors), Hanco Germishuys (unattached), Nick Boyer (San Diego Legion), Will Magie (Glendale Raptors), Gannon Moore (North Harbour)