Wes makes a change

Kaiviti Silktails head coach Wes Naiqama with his team enjoy a light moment during a photoshoot. Picture: SUPPLIED

KAIVITI Silktails head coach Wes Naiqama has made a change to his side to face Glebe Dirty Reds on Saturday at Mascot Oval.

Maikeli Serulevu was left out with Timoci Bola making the starting line-up, League Unlimited reported. Josh Delailoa will be the lone Fijian on the opposing team as the two sides get ready for round five action.

In last week’s 30-26 defeat to Windsor Wolves, tries were scored by replacement players, Pio Seci, Vuate Karawalevu, halfback Mosese Qionomacawa, centre Inoke Vasuturaga, fullback Ratu Jilivecevece and three conversions nailed by playmaker Waisale Nayavucere.

Meanwhile in the NRL competition Fiji Bati duo Brandon Wakeham will run from the bench as the Bulldogs take on Tui Kamikamica’s Storm side on Saturday.

Kamikamica, NRL reported, was named to swap the role he filled at kick-off last weekend.

Tomorrow will see Kane Evans (reserve) and Marcelo Montoya’s Warriors team taking on the Sea Eagles.

Montoya will run at centre. At Central Coast Stadium, Panthers strong man Viliame Kikau will face Semi Valemei and the Raiders at BlueBet Stadium. Kikau’s Bati teammate Api Koroisau has been ruled out for six weeks with a wrist injury.


Kaiviti Silktails: 3. Tomasi Vunicagi 4. Ratu Inoke Vasuturaga 5. Josua Waqavesi 6. Mosese Qionomacawa 7. Waisale Nayavucere 8. Ratu Turagaca 9. Penioni Tagituimua 10. Apakuki Tavodi 12. Joeli Vulavou 14. Timoci Bola 16. Ropate Tobe 17. Tomasi Vakadranu 18. Josaia Raboiliku 19. Samuel Daveta 20. Malakai Kovekalou 21. Pio Seci 23. Manasa Kalou 24. Vuate Karawalevu 25. Sunia Naruma 27. Apimeleki Lutuimawi

Glebe Dirty Reds: 1. Tyla Tamou 2. Josh Delailoa 3. Eli Roberts 4. Dylan O’Connor 5. Jarrod Cullen 6. Josh Natoli 7. Wyndham Peachey 8. Ryan Verlinden 9. Jackson Garlick 10. Michael Stark 11. D’Rhys Miller 12. Mason McCarthy 13. Jackson Stewart 16. Caleb Uele 17. Jakiel Mariner 18. Greg Eastwood 19. Daniel Arahu 25. Peter Nay

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