The Vodafone Fiji Bati will be without four NRL players, when it takes on Lebanon in a Test match in Australia, on Saturday.
Saint George Illawara’s – Tariq Sims, who was ealier named in the 20-man Fiji Bati squad, has been ruled out, after he was named in the NSW Team for the “State Of Origin” – Game 2.
The Fiji Bati will also be without – Apisai Korisau, Kane Evans, and Jacob Saifiti, who all suffered injuries at the weekends NRL matches, while playing for their teams.
Despite the set back, Fiji Bati coach – Brandon Costin named his final 18 man-squad, brimming with NRL talent, headed by Penrith second-rower – Viliame Kikau, Melbourne winger – Suliasi Vunivalu, and St George Illawarra forward – Korbin Sims.
Dragons winger – Mikaele Ravalawa, Parramatta’s – Maika Sivo, Bulldogs centre – Marcelo Montoya, and Cronulla second-rower – Jayson Bukuya, are also in the Bati squad, to meet Lebanon.
The Vodafone Fiji Bati will take on Lebanon at 7:40pm, at Leichhardt Oval in Syndey on Saturday, and the PNG Kumuls face Toa Samoa, straight after the Bati’s game.
And you can watch both matches live on Fiji One.