NADROGA rugby 15s coach Esala Nauga has made some tactical changes to their starting XV that will face Suva in round six of the Digicel Cup at Churchill Park today.
Nauga has opted for experience and has roped in Fiji Warriors and former national reps Ratu Mosese Volavola, Paula Karatu, Peni Ravai, Aisea Natoga and Simeli Koniferedi in his line-up to face the wounded Suva side that suffered their second loss of the season to Lautoka last week.
Natoga shifted from fullback to outside centre while Ravai was promoted to start at loosehead prop after a strong performance off the bench against Rewa last week.
Volavola will man the blindside flanker's position while Qativi who started at number six last week is shifted to openside flanker. Karatu also gets the nod at inside-centre while veteran Jonetani Ratu warms the bench.
Nauga said Suva would be a tough nut to crack.
"Suva as we all know is a champion team. It is not always easy to play against them and I made these changes to give a chance to other players to feature in the competition," he said.
The capital side will bank on nippy playmaker Kaminieli Neiqisa to master mind their game. Suva will miss the services of Napolioni Naulia and Viliame Veikoso who had a grand game against Lautoka last weekend. The game kicks off at 4pm.