27 Aug 2008

Auckland rugby player banned for one week

5:33 pm on 27 August 2008

Auckland rugby player Watisoni Lotawa has been suspended for one week for striking an opponent with his elbow in the Air New Zealand Cup match between Auckland and Manawatu at Eden Park on Saturday.

Lotawa appeared before the NZRU judiciary today after being cited for striking Manawatu player Francisco Bosch in the 64th minute of the match.