Dominiko Waqaniburotu (2nd left) tip tackles Jonny May in the opening match of the Rugby World Cup. Photo: Matthew Impey/Rex Shutterstock
Dominiko Waqaniburotu of Fiji has been suspended for one week after admitting an act of foul play.
Following a review of broadcast footage, Waqaniburotu was cited by Independent Citing Commissioner Douglas Hunter (Scotland) under Law 10.4(j) for a ‘dangerous tip tackle’ in the Rugby World Cup 2015 Pool A match against England.
The case was heard by Independent Judicial Officer Professor Lorne Crerar (Scotland) in accordance with the Rugby World Cup 2015 Disciplinary process.
Coach John McKee is welcomed officially by Rugby Union official Bill Beaumont. Photo: Fiji Rugby
The Vodafone led consortium of sponsors for the Fiji Rugby Union – are paying for the Prime Minister and President of FRU Voreqe Bainimarama to attend the Rugby World Cup in England.
Vodafone Fiji Chairman Ajith Kodagoda says the decision was made after World Rugby announced it was not in a position to sponsor the Prime Minister.
Benedito Masilevu (R) leads an attack for Fiji. Photo: News Limited
Brive have announced the signing of Sevens international finisher Benito Masilevu, who has become the latest Fijian player to arrive in French rugby.
The 24-year-old flyer was the second highest try-scorer on this season’s IRB Sevens World Series, scoring 27 tries over the nine-leg tournament.
Masilevu joins fellow Fijians Sisaro Koyamaibole, Dominiko Waqaniburotu and Malakai Radikadike in their ranks ahead of the 2014/15 campaign.