Scrum-half Kahn Fotuali’i is due to start in Apia, while clubmate Ken Pisi will be hoping for involvement from the bench against a full strength New Zealand selection, led by Richie McCaw and including World Player of the Year Kieran Read and Dan Carter.
The game, which kicks off at 2:45am (UK) on Wednesday morning is live on Sky Sports 1.
SAMOA TEAM TO PLAY NEW ZEALAND
Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
Kick off 2:45am (BST)
Tim Nanai-Williams; Alofa Alofa, Paul Perez, Johnny Leota, Alesana Tuilagi; Tusi Pisi, Kahn Fotuali'i; Ofisa Treviranus (captain), Jack Lam, Alafoti Faosiliva, Kane Thompson, Teofilo Paulo, Census Johnson, Wayne Ole Avei, Sakaria Taulafo.
Subs: Ma'atulimanu Leiataua, Viliamu Afatia, Anthony Perenise, Iosefa Tekori, Maurie Faasavalu, Pele Cowley, Faialaga Afamasaga, Ken Pisi