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Lee-Lo in Samoa line-up for Pacific Nations Cup clash

7th June 2018

Rey Lee-Lo has been named in Samoa's starting line-up for Saturday's Test against Fiji at Suva.

The centre was a key member in Cardiff Blues' Challenge Cup success, and is set to win his 18th cap on the international stage.

Lee-Lo, who penned a new deal at the Arms Park earlier in the season, will line-up in an experienced back-line, which includes Bristol Bears duo Alapati Leiua and Tusi Pisi and Newcastle Falcons star, Sinoti Sinoti.

Lee-Lo will come up against a familiar face in the Fijian midfield, having faced-off against Jale Vatubua in the Challenge Cup semi final win over Pau in April.

The Pacific Nations Cup clash against Fiji will kick off a crucial run of games for the Manu Samoa, who take on Tonga next week, before focus turns to the Rugby World Cup qualifying play-off.

Samoa: Ah See Tuala; Ed Fidow, Rey Lee-Lo, Alapati Leiua, Sinoti Sinoti; Tusi Pisi, Melani Matavao; Logovii Mulipola, Motu Matu'u, Paul Alo-Emile, Josh Tyrell, Chris Vui (capt.), Piula Faasalele, Jack Lam, Mat Luamanu

Replacements: Seilala Lam, Jordan Lay, Viliamu Afatia, Joe Tekori, T.J. Ioane, Dwayne Polataivao, Rodney Iona, Paul Perez .