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Teams named for Game One of Samoan Island of Origin series

The teams for the inaugural Rugby League Samoa Island of Origin series have been announced, with the Uplou Maroons set to face the Savaii Blues at ACP Marist Stadium in Lotopa this Wednesday.

The new Representative fixture replaces the Fantastic Four competition as the Premier domestic clash on the Samoan Rugby League calendar, and will run concurrently with the State of Origin series in Australia.

All matches will be played at 5:15pm local time and televised on TV1 Samoa.

Game two of the series will be played at the Amoa Ground in Puapua, Savaii, whilst the third and final match will take place at the prestigious Apia Park on November 18.

Uplou Maroons
Gollone Fata, Lalovi Tua, Mani Tagataese, Samuel Sooalo, Tulolo Tulolo, Anthony Ati, Jay Pisi, Lusiano Matalino, Tuli Fualau, Chris Vaifale, Salati Seilala, Tanielu Pasene (c), Fraser Tuaoi, Fomai Fomai, Johnny Vaili, Mariota Samoa, Uati Uati, Isitolo Poleta, Fiapai Taavili, Faresa Perenise, Pua Alaivaa, Neemia Tiali

Coach: Filifilituna Tovio

Savaii Blues
Ati Jr Tuivasa, Tomasi Hafoka, Tamahiri Gasolo, Simanu Simanu, Timothy Leitufia, Melvin Perenise, Tautua Faauila, Vaelua Talavou, Peter Crawley, Etuale Pitone, Onopene Tuaia (C),Punefu Toa, Roderick Sang Yum, Ben Tofilau, Roma Leuluai, Veni Solo, Kili Luamanuvae, Vaiaga Taiulu, Mavaega Tuatagaloa, Nicky Iosefa

Coach: David Masoe