Fotauli'i set to face Ospreys team-mates
November 14, 2012
Kahn Fotuali'i will face Wales on Friday © Getty Images
Kahn Fotuali'i will come face to face with some of his Ospreys team-mates after being picked in the Samoa side to face Wales on Friday.
Fotuali'i has got the nod at scrum-half and is one of seven British-based players to be named in the XV that will run out at the Millennium Stadium. The starting team also includes Harlequins flanker Maurie Fa'asavalu who will line up alongside Northampton's George Pisi and Worcester flyer David Lemi.
The team sees six changes from the one that overcame Canada 42-12 last Friday with Fotuali'i starting in place of Jeremy Su'a and Fa'asavalu replacing Tivani Foma'i. Paul Williams starts in the centres while Robert Lilomaiava, who scored four tries against Canada, is dropped to the bench in favour of Lemi.
Samoa: Fa'atoina Autagavaia, Paul Perez, George Pisi, Paul Williams, David Lemi, Tusi Pisi, Kahn Fotuali'i, Zak Taulafo, Ole Avei, Census Johnston, Dan Leo, Filo Paulo, Ofisa Treviranus, Maurie Fa'asavalu, Taiasina Tui'fua
Replacements: Ti'i Paulo, Viliamu Afatia, James Johnston, TBC, Tivaini Fomai, Jeremy Su'a, Johnny Leota, Robert Lilomaiava
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