Fiji change 12 for Uruguay at Rugby World Cup

Dominiko Waqaniburotu and Leone Nakarawa will be the only remaining starters for the game. (AP images)

TOKYO: Fiji unveiled mass changes for their Rugby World Cup Pool D game against Uruguay on Monday, with only three players surviving from their opening clash with Australia.

Captain Dominiko Waqaniburotu, loose forward Leone Nakarawa and centre Semi Radrada will be the only remaining starters from the Australia game for Wednesday’s match.

There was no place in the matchday squad for flanker Peceli Yato, who left the field with concussion during Fiji’s 39-21 defeat to Australia on Saturday.

Josh Matavesi was named at fly-half with his brother Samuel on the bench, while Mesulame Dolokoto, Jale Vatubua, and Filipo Nakosi will make their World Cup debuts.