Leilua said he has a close bond with Rapana but come Saturday at Mt Smart it's all business.
The ABs' injury woes in the midfield has opened up a window of opportunity for Tamanivalu.
Francis Douglas Memorial College has four former students in the All Blacks' Northern hemisphere squad.
Expect one-way traffic coming from Joseph Parker, as he prepares for his bout against giant Ukrainian Alexander Dimitrenko.
Jerome Kaino and Sam Whitelock agree the forwards have a lot of improving to do ahead of their match against South Africa.