Samoa lose captain Piula Fa'asalele

Samoa lose captain Piula Fa'asalele

Samoa will have to go six weeks without the services of captain Piula Fa'asalele after he broke his wrist in their Pacific Nations Cup match against the USA on Saturday.

Samoa were narrowly beaten 13-10 by the USA at ANZ stadium in Suva, the second-ever win for the Eagles, led by fly-half AJ MacGinty, over the Manu.

Samoa will be hosted by Fiji on Saturday and with Piula Fa'asalele en route to Auckland for surgery on his broken wrist.

"We have got a few niggling injuries which hopefully they will rest and recover well," said Samoa's coach Steve Jackson .

"We will chuck every name that is available to us up on the board you know and then decide who is best to go and take the field on Saturday." 

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