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Wales up for Nafi in first test with Tonga

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Facing Wales in Auckland, Tonga have named their team for their first test of the summer international period, with Saints' own Nafi Tuitavake starting on the wing on Friday morning. 

Tuitavake has been named alongside five other Aviva Premiership players for the fixture that has been moved to New Zealand and will precede the New Zealand v samoa game in which fellow Saints Ahsee Tuala and Ken Pisi will feature.

The game is being broadcast on Sky Sports 1 from 6.20am.

TONGA SIDE TO FACE WALES
Friday, June 18th, 2017
Eden Park, Auckalnd
Kick-off 6.30am (BST)
15 Dave Halaifonua (Gloucester Rugby)
14 Nafi Tuitavake (Northampton Saints)
13 Siale Piutau (Bristol Rugby, capt)
12 Vili Tahitua (Yamaha Júbilo)
11 Cooper Vuna (Worcester Warriors)
10 Latiume Fosita (Auckland)
9 Tane Takulua (Newcastle Falcons)
1 Latu Talakai (Waikato)
2 Paula Ngauamo (Mont-de-Marsan)
3 Ben Tameifuna (Racing 92)
4 Leva Fifita (Waikato)
5 Steve Mafi (Castres Olympique)
6 Dan Faleafa (Sporting Club Albigeois)
7 Nili Latu (Newcastle Falcons)
8 Valentino Mapapalangi (Manawatu)

16 Suliasi Taufalele (Counties Manukau)
17 Sila Puafisi (Glasgow Warriors)
18 Phil Kite (Queensland)
19 Sione Tau (Agen)
20 Mike Faleafa (Northland)
21 Leon Fukofuka (Crusaders)
22 Kali Hala (Counties Manukau)
23 Kiti Taimani (Auckland)