Your Manu Samoa to take on Georgia

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The Manu Samoa will take on Georgia at Apia Park.

The Manu Samoa will take on Georgia at Apia Park. (Photo: James Atoa/Gyme Images)

Manu Samoa coach, Namulauulu Alama Ieremia, has named a relatively inexperienced team for his team’s first test in 2016. On Saturday afternoon, the Manu Samoa will take on Georgia at Apia Park, the first of the team’s two home tests this season. This is your team for the game:

1. NAME: Samuel Eliota Aiono
AGE: 27
POSITION: Prop
CAPS: 1
CLUBS: Counties Manukau (NZ)
VILLAGE: Falelima, Fasitoo-uta

2. NAME: Motu Dean Farao Matuu
AGE: 29
POSITION: Hooker
CAPS: 7
CLUBS: Hurricanes (NZ)
VILLAGE: Fasitoo-uta, Falelatai, Manono

3. NAME: James Vincent Lopu Johnston
AGE: 30
POSITION: Prop
CAPS: 14
CLUBS: Worcester (UK)
VILLAGE: Lalomanu, Lepa, Falevao

4. NAME: Faatiga Lemalu (Vice Captain)
AGE: 27
POSITION: Lock
CAPS: 15
CLUBS: Sunwolves (Japan)
VILLAGE: Faleasiu, Lefaga

5. NAME: Teofilo Aloisio Mikaele Paulo
AGE: 29
POSITION: Lock
CAPS: 22
CLUBS: Treviso (Italy)
VILLAGE: Solosolo, Faleapuna, Safune, Matatufu, Saleaumua

6.NAME: Alafoti Faosiliva
AGE: 30
POSITION: Flanker
CAPS: 15
CLUBS: Bath (UK)
VILLAGE: Afega, Tuana’i

7. NAME: Tala James Ioane
AGE: 27
POSITION: Flanker
CAPS: 8
CLUBS: Sale (UK)
VILLAGE: Vaie’e, Saleimoa

8. NAME: Pao Jeff Lepa
AGE: 24
POSITION: Number 8
CAPS: 0
CLUBS: Tasman (NZ)
VILLAGE: Lefagaoalii, Safotu, Vailoa, Faleata

9. NAME: Dwayne Ene Polataivao
AGE: 25
POSITION: Halfback
CAPS: 0
CLUBS: Pakuranga (NZ)
VILLAGE: Sasina, Safotu, Nofoalii

10. NAME: Patrick Faleono Faapale
AGE: 25
POSITION: Firstfive
CAPS: 7
CLUBS: Fiamme Oro (Italy)
VILLAGE: Vaipuna, Vaiala, Fagaloa

11. NAME: David Lemi (Captain)
AGE: 33
POSITION: Wing
CAPS: 42
CLUBS: Bristol (UK)
VILLAGE: Iva

12. NAME: Faialaga Afamasaga
AGE: 27
POSITION: Inside Centre
CAPS: 4
CLUBS: Northland (NZ)
VILLAGE: Fasitoo-tai, Vailuu-tai

13. NAME: Reynold Lee-Lo
AGE: 30
POSITION: Outside Centre
CAPS: 6
CLUBS: Cardiff Blues (Wales)
VILLAGE: Vailima

14. NAME: Faatoina Autagavaia
AGE: 27
POSITION: Wing
CAPS: 18
CLUBS: Nevers (France)
VILLAGE: Vailoa Palauli, Vaimoso

15. NAME: Albert Nikoro
AGE: 23
POSITION: Full Back
CAPS: 0
CLUBS: Western Force (AUS)
VILLAGE: Vaiala, Vaiusu

 RESERVES:

16. NAME: Leon Seilala Lam
AGE: 27
POSITION: Hooker
CAPS: 0
CLUBS: Nevers (France)
VILLAGE: Gataivai, Malie

17. NAME: Nuuuli Lene
AGE: 36
POSITION: Prop
CAPS: 0
CLUBS: Oriental Rongotoi, Wellington (NZ)
VILLAGE: Avao, Salamumu

18. NAME: Jake Jacob Grey
AGE: 32
POSITION: Prop
CAPS: 4
CLUBS: SCOPA (Samoa)
VILLAGE: Vailoa Faleata, Vaitele – Tai, Foailalo, Gagaimalae, Salega

19. NAME: Talaga Benson Alofipo
AGE: 23
POSITION: Lock
CAPS: 0
CLUBS: Vaimoso (Samoa)
VILLAGE: Vaimoso

20. NAME: Oneone Faafou Siaosi
AGE: 24
POSITION: Loose Forward
CAPS: 1
CLUBS: Vaiala (Samoa)
VILLAGE: Siumu, Vaiala

21. NAME: Danny Tusitala Joseph
AGE: 24
POSITION: Outsides
CAPS: 0
CLUBS: Ponsonby (NZ)

22. NAME: Alai D’Angelo Leuila
AGE: 19
POSITION: Firstfive
CAPS: 0
CLUBS: Papatoetoe (NZ)
VILLAGE: Fagalii, Gataivai

23. NAME: Malu Falaniko
AGE: 30
POSITION: Midfielder
CAPS: 0
CLUBS: Vaiala (Samoa)
VILLAGE: Lano, Fasito’o Tai, Sa’asa’ai

 


 

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