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Goneva starts for Fiji in World Cup opener

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Vereniki Goneva has been named at centre by Fiji for their Rugby World Cup opener against England at Twickenham on Friday (kick-off 8pm).The Leicester Tigers back is the Fiji vice-captain at the World Cup and will win his 36th cap in the tournament curtain-raiser.   He will line up opposite Tigers teammates Dan Cole, Ben Youngs and Tom Youngs, who have been named in the England starting XV.   Final Whistle in the MET-Rx Stand will be open for supporters to watch the match on the big screens on Friday. Tickets are just £2 - refundable against refreshments - and available online and at the Tigers ticket office. The Mana Maori team will add to the southern hemisphere flavour of the evening, bringing their own cultural dance as well as running workshops to allow supporters to take their turn. A dinner featuring former international players and special entertainment is also planned. Tickets for the dinner event on the evening are £25 adults, £10 juniors for season ticket holders, and £30/£15 for all other supporters. Book for the Final Whistle or dinner event at the Tigers ticket office or online at www.leicestertigers.com/worldcup   Fiji (v England, Twickenham Stadium, 8pm UK time, Friday, September 18) 15 Metuisela Talebula 14 Waisea Nayacalevu 13 Vereniki Goneva 12 Gabiriele Lovobalavu 11 Nemani Nadolo 10 Ben Volavola 9 Nikola Matawalu 1 Campese Ma’afu 2 Sunia  Koto 3 Manasa Saulo 4 Apisalome Ratuniyarawa 5 Leone Nakarawa 6 Dominiko Waqaniburotu 7 Akapusi Qera  (Captain) 8 Sakiusa Masi Matadigo   Replacements: 16. Tuapati Talemaitoga 17. Peni Ravai 18. Isei Colati 19. Tevita Cavubati 20. Peceli Yato 21. Nemia Kenatale 22. Joshua Matavesi 23. Aseli Tikoirotuma