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Lolohea named in halves for Tonga

Tonga Team News

Wests Tigers playmaker Tuimoala Lolohea has been named at five-eighth for Tonga's final pool match against New Zealand this Saturday afternoon in Hamilton (NZ).

Kickoff for the match is at 3:00pm AEDT with live coverage via Channel 7.

Having started all three matches so far for Tonga, Lolohea will again partner Ata Hingano in the halves as Kristian Woolf's side look to upset the Kiwis and finish top of the group.

Mahe Fonua has been named amongst the reserves in jersey 18.

 

New Zealand

1 Roger Tuivasa-Sheck
2 Dallin Watene-Zelezniak
3 Dean Whare
4 Brad Takairangi
5 Jordan Rapana
6 Kodi Nikorima
7 Shaun Johnson
8 Martin Taupau
9 Thomas Leuluai
10 Jared Waerea-Hargreaves
11 Simon Mannering
12 Joseph Tapine
13 Adam Blair
14 Nelson Asofa-Solomona
15 Russell Packer
16 Isaac Liu
17 Danny Levi

18 Kenny Bromwich
19 Te Maire Martin
20 Elijah Taylor
21 Peta Hiku 


Tonga

1 William Hopoate
2 Wing Daniel Tupou
3 Michael Jennings
4 Konrad Hurrell
5 David Fusitua
6 Tuimoala Lolohea
7 Mafoa'aeata Hingano
8 Andrew Fifita
9 Sione Katoa
10 Sio Siua Taukeiaho
11 Manu Ma'u
12 Sika Manu (c)
13 Jason Taumalolo
14 Siliva Havili
15 Sam Moa
16 Peni Terepo
17 Ben Murdoch-Masila

18 Mahe Fonua
19 Manu Vatuvei
20 Ukuma Ta'ai
21 Tevita Pangai Junior