Thomas Leuluai set to captain Exiles

Tommy Leuluai will start at hooker for the Kiwis

Thomas Leuluai will captain the Exiles after Brett Hodgson withdrew through injury.

Hodgson has failed to recover from a hamstring injury, which saw the fullback leave the field prematurely for Warrington against Leeds.

Catalan DragonsSetaimata Sa will also miss the match against England on Saturday.

Shannon McDonnell will directly replace Hodgson, while Sia Soliola moves from the second row to the centres to replace Sa.

David Fa’alogo, who was originally brought into the squad as 18th man, will start at loose forward. while Trent Waterhouse will occupy Soliola’s original second row spot.

Widnes VikingsPatrick Ah Van will be the Exiles’ 18th man.


Revised Exiles team to face England

Shannon McDonnell
Joel Monaghan
Iosia Soliola
Daryl Millard
Francis Meli
Thomas Leuluai (c)
Scott Dureau
Tony Puletua
Lance Hohaia
Jeff Lima
Willie Manu
Trent Waterhouse
David Fa’alogo

David Faiumu
Anthony Laffranchi
Antonio Kaufusi
Epalahame Lauaki
Patrick Ah Van

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