A knee injury forced coach, Michael Marum to rule Korave out and make changes to his final 18 man squad that left this morning for Cairns, Australia.
Marum said Ishamel Balkawa will replace Korave in the starting line up with Edward Goma and Philemon Kimisive included on the bench.
The team will travel by coach to Townsville this afternoon.
Marum will name the captain when the team has their captains run in Townsville tomorrow.
The 18 man squad is:
1. Bland ABAVU
2. Butler MORRIS
3. Justin OLAM