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The starting linueps for Sunday's inaugural PRO Rugby test between Sacramento and San Francisco have been released. The match is predicted to be a slugfest with national and international talent featured on both sides of the ball. The game is scheduled to begin a 4pm at Bonney Field in Sacramento, Calif. The match will be streamed on

Head coach Paul Keeler's San Francisco side is hightlighted by the international likes of Super Rugby's Orene Ai'i, Canadian Nick Blevins, Auckland's Sam Finua, South African Michael Reid. Eight players from the PRP's SFGG and Olympic Club teams are represented, as well as ten from DI Men's Club NorCal squads Life West and the EPA Razorbacks. 

For Sacramento, head coach Luke Gross sports a team with capped Eagles John Quill and Ollie Kilifi, Italy's Mirco Burgamasco at center, and Canadian Ray Barkwill at hooker. The forward pack of Sacramento will be a strength for Gross as Kilifi, Barkwill, and Van Lee-Lo are in the front row; Robert Meeson and Siona Sina at lock; and Quill, Kyle Sumsion, Sione Latu in the back row.

PositionSan FranciscoSacramento
1Maka TameilauVal Lee-Lo
2Tom CoolicanRay Barkwill
3Patrick LatuOlive Kilifi
4Nickolas GrassRobert Meeson
5Siaosi LatuSiona Sina
6Sam FinauKyle Sumsion
7Alec GletzerJohn Quill
8Siupeli SakaliaSione Latu
9Michael ReidJope Motokana
10Volney RouseHarry Bennett
11Jack O'HaraRyan Thompson
12Martini TalapusiAlipate Takiveikata
13Nick BlevinsMirco Bergamasco
14Michael HaleyRashad Harbor
15Jake AndersonGarrett Brewer
16Jacob FinauJosh Inong
17Niko LoloheaToki Kefu
18Fancy NamulauuluKali Tavaki
19Issac HeluRich Knight
20Junior HeluLangilangi Haupeakui
21Devereux FerrisChris Saint
22Orene Ai'iNemia Qoro
23Charles MateoRyan Keowler