Semi Kunatani will make his debut for the Flying Fijians this weekend.
Fiji Airways Flying Fijians coach John McKee has named a strong line-up to take on Italy this weekend in their first Autumn Test match with former 7s star and Toulouse winger Semi Kunatani to make his debut at blindside flanker.
Mckee says Kunatani has been working really hard in training and has been awarded a spot in the starting line up.
The forwards will see Campese Ma’afu, Tuapati Talemaitoga and Manasa Saulo in the front row, Apisalome Ratuniyarawa and Leone Nakarawa are the locks, Kunatani and captain Akapusi Qera are the flankers while Nemani Nagusa will start at number eight.
Drua halfback Frank Lomani will start at half back and will combine with Ben Volavola at flyhalf.
Timoci Nagusa and Josua Tuisova will be on the left and right wing respectively, Jale Vatubua will be at inside center while Asaeli Tikoirotuma will be at outside center.
Kini Murimurivalu will start at fullback.
The reserves includes Sunia Koto, Peni Ravai, Ropate Rinakama who will also make his debut off the bench, Sikeli Nabou, Drua flanker Mosese Voka, Henry Seniloli, Levani Botia and Vereniki Goneva.
The Flying Fijians will take on Italy at 3am Sunday.
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