Fijian Drua head coach Mick Byrne continues to introduce new Fijians into the Super Rugby Pacific competition by making some changes in the team against the Brumbies in round two this weekend.
They play at the GIO Stadium in Canberra, Australia on Saturday.
Kaliopasi Uluilakepa makes his debut at loosehead prop, joining hooker Tevita Ikanivere and tighthead prop Samuela Tawake in the front row.
Also making his Super Rugby Pacific debut is lock Ratu Rotuisolia (5).
He joins Isoa Nasilasila (4) in the second row.
In the back row, Vilive Miramira starts at blindside flanker, while Kitione Salawa retains the number 7 jersey with captain Nemani Nagusa at No.8.
Simione Kuruvoli remains halfback pairing flyhalf Caleb Muntz while Kalaveti Ravouvou remains at inside-centre.
Apisalome Vota will be the outside centre while Baden Kerr shifts to fullback, with Vinaya Habosi (11) and Onisi Ratave (14) the wingers.
“We have been continuing to work on our game and looking to be more accurate with ball in hand,” Byrne said.
Drua v Brumbies:
Kaliopasi Uluilakepa, Tevita Ikanivere, Samuela Tawake, Isoa Nasilasila, Ratu Rotuisolia, Vilive Miramira, Kitione Salawa, Nemani Nagusa, Simione Kuruvoli, Caleb Muntz, Vinaya Habosi, Kalaveti Ravouvou, Apisalome Vota, Onisi Ratave, Baden Kerr. Replacements: Mesulame Dolokoto, Timoci Sauvoli, Manasa Saulo, Te Ahiwaru Cirikidaveta, Meli Derenalagi, Joseva Ttamani, Peni Matawalu, Napolioni Bolaca.
SOURCE: FIJI TIMES/PACNEWS