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Tigers to feature in Autumn openers

Nephi Leatigaga, Tommy Reffell, Jasper Wiese, Kini Murimurivalu and Julián Montoya have been named to feature on the opening weekend of the 2022 Autumn Tests.

The Leicester Tigers quintet are among ten players included in international squads for the November window and nine who will feature this weekend, with four players named in the England side.

Leatigaga has been included among the replacements for Samoa for their match against Italy on Saturday in Padua, while Reffell (Wales) and Wiese (South Africa) will start for their respective nations in the back-row.

Wales play New Zealand in Cardiff and South Africa take on Ireland in Dublin.

Murimurivalu will start at full-back for Fiji in their clash with Scotland on Sunday in Edinburgh, while Montoya will captain Argentina against England at Twickenham.