Fiji vs Scotland: Kick-off Time, Venue, TV Channel and Team News

Fiji have reached the semi-finals in the last three World Cups coming unstuck against Australia on each occasion. They’re hoping to take a step closer to that stage of the competition today by confirming their place in the last eight with victory over Scotland.

Scotland are yet to win in World Cup and will be hoping to finish strongly against Fiji this afternoon.

Here’s everything you need to know about the game.

Kick-off time and venue

The game kicks off at 17:00 at Kingston Park in Newcastle.

TV Channel

TV coverage starts at 16:30 on BBC Two.

Team News

Fiji have some Super League stars in their line-up with Hull KR’s Korbin Sims, Huddersfield Giants bound Kevin Naiqama, Hull FC’s Mitieli Vulikijapani and Salford Red Devils’ King Vuniyayawa. Brandon Wakeham will feature after being tipped for a Super League move.

1. Sunia Turuva
2. Maika Sivo
3. Korbin Sims
4. Kevin Naiqama
5. Mitieli Vulikijapani
7. Brandon Wakeham
8. Joseph Ratuvakacereivalu
9. Apisai Koroisau
11. Taniela Sadrugu
12. Viliame Kikau
14. Penioni Tagituimua
15. Tevita Toloi
16. Lamar Manuel-Liolevave
17. King Vuniyayawa
18. Netane Masima
19. Semi Valemei
20. Henry Raiwalui
22. Joshua Wong
24. Vuate Karawalevu.

Scotland welcome back Ryan Brierley after he signed a new deal with the Salford Red Devils this week. Experienced ex-Warrington Wolves winger Matty Russell features as does Hull KR duo Sam Luckley and Kane Linnett. Wakefield Trinity’s Liam Hood will start at nine.

2. Matty Russell
3. Ben Hellewell
4. Kieran Buchanan
5. Lachlan Walmsley
7. Ryan Brierley
8. Logan Bayliss-Brow
9. Liam Hood
10. Sam Luckley
11. Euan Aitken
12. Kan Linnett
13. James Bell
14. Kyle Schneider
15. Luke Bain
16. Guy Graham
18. Jack Teanby
19. Calum Gahan
20. Davey Dixon
23. Bayley Lie
24. Dale Ferguson

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