Nagusa has been plying his trade in the French Top 14 competition since 2010 for Montepellier. Photo: Zimbio
Montpellier winger Timoci Nagusa who missed out on selection of a 31-member Fijian squad for the Rugby World Cup has spoken out about alleged racial abuse he received during his side’s Top 14 clash at Pau.
The Fijian had an altercation with a supporter after receiving a yellow card in the first-half of the game.
Toulon winger James O’Connor touches down against Montpellier. Photo: Skysports
Toulon laid down a marker as they cruised to a 40-17 bonus-point win over Montpellier to move temporarily to the top of the table.
Up against a weakened Montpellier side, they did not have everything their own way in the first half, leading 17-14 at the break.
But they proved too powerful in the second 40, and ran in 5 tries, with James O’Connor scoring a brace to seal a second straight victory.
Benedito Masilevu has been included in the Brive squad for the 2014 Top 14 competition.
As always, the French transfer market has been making headlines all year. With the new Top 14 season on the horizon we list the major comings and goings.
Arrivals: Stewart (Grenoble), Pointud (Tarbes), Jgenti (Perpignan), Taele (Biarritz), Foketi (Melbourne Rebels, AUS), Noriega (coach, Stade Français),
Departures: Bélie (Perpignan), Bernad (Oyonnax), Brett (LOU), Puricelli (LOU), Manukula (Béziers), Boutaty (Pau), Tialata (Toulouse), Lafond, Arganèse, Gerber (retired), Ahotaeiloa (Lille), Lanta (coach)
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Sivivatu join Castres in the Top 14 competition. Photo: Skysports
Castres’s new signing Sitiveni Sivivatu believes his new club are destined for more silverware after joining from Clermont.
The former All Blacks winger, who won 45 caps between 2005-2011, spent three years with Clermont in the Top 14 scoring 22 tries.
Now with 2014 champions Castres, Sivivatu is settling into his new surroundings and admits he still has plenty to learn at the age of 32.