Samoa have called up 16 players playing in England and France for their three Test tour of Europe this month that kicks-off against Wales at the Millennium Stadium on Friday, 13 November.
London Irish skipper and No 8 George Stowers is joined in the 27-man squad by clubmates Sailosi Tagicakibau and Seilala Mapusua, while former Scarlets hooker Mahonri Schwalger, now with Sale Sharks, is also included up front.
The Bath duo of Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu and Jonny Fa'amatuainu. Have also made the party, along with French based players Census Johnson, Henry Tuilagi, Iosefa Tekori, Kane Thompson and GaSamoa have called up 16 players playing in England and France for their three Test tour of Europe this month that kicks-off against Wales at the Millennium Stadium on Friday, 13 November.
Backs: Junior Poluleuligaga (Bay of Plenty), Uale Mai (Apia West), Fa'atonu Fili (Wellington), Lolo Lui (Apia), Seilala Mapusua (London Irish), Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu (Bath), Gavin Williams (ASM Clermont Auvergne), Anitelea Tuilagi (Sale), Henry Fa'afili (Leeds Carnegie), Sailosi Tagicakibau (London Irish), David Lemi (London Wasps), Titi Esau (Apia West)
Forwards: Cencus Johnston (Toulouse), Justin Va'a (Glasgow), Jeremiah Fatialofa (Counties-Manukau), Sakaria Taulafo (Tasman), Mahonri Schwalger (Sale Sharks), Andrew Williams (Apia West), Filipo Levi (Newcastle Falcons), Iosefa Tekori (Castres Olympique), Kane Thompson (Dax), Jonny Fa'amatuainu (Bath), Ofisa Treviranus (Apia West), George Stowers (London Irish), Misioka Timoteo (Apia), Henry Tuilagi (Perpignan), Semiperive Semeane (Apia)
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