23 Jul 2008

Star-studded team to play Tonga Coronation game

10:19 am on 23 July 2008

Welsh veterans Colin Charvis and Mark Taylor are to travel to Tonga to play in a game to mark the King's coronation.

The ex-Swansea and Wales team-mates will line up in a star-studded Coronation World XV against a Tongan XV on the 31st July.

They will be joined by England Sevens star Ben Gollings and Scotland's Stuart Grimes, Craig Joiner and Brendan Laney.

Llanelli Scarlets scrum-half Sililo Martens will play for the Tonga XV.

The host team will also field former Scarlets second-row Inoke Afeaki, and ex-Ebbw Vale, Bridgend and Bristol centre and full-back Josh Taumalolo.