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)
As the countdown continues for RWC2015, Tournament Chief Executive Debbie Jevans visited the Millennium Stadium to discuss preparations for the eight matches and reveal the positive news that 100,000 tickets for games at the home of Welsh rugby have sold in the last seven days.
Jason Harries is targeting a first win on the World Series circuit this season with Wales. The series returns to action this weekend in Dubai where Harries is part of a team hoping to build from its efforts in round one in October.
Wales skipper Jevon Groves says his side have addressed a few points from Gold Coast and aim to 'hit the ground running' in the next two rounds of the World Series, kicking off with this weekend in Dubai before heading off to South Africa next week.
Wales Sevens manager Steff Thomas is hopeful his side can build from a quarter-final spot in the opening round of the World Series in Australia when his side take part in the forthcoming double header in Dubai and South Africa.