Highlanders centre Ma'a Nonu has been suspended for three weeks following being sent-off for a dangerous tackle on Saturday.
Highlanders centre Ma'a Nonu has been suspended for three weeks after being sent-off for a dangerous tackle against the Crusaders on Saturday.
The SANZAR Duty Judicial Officer Jannie Lubbe SC has accepted a guilty plea from Nonu for contravening Law 10.4 (j) Dangerous Tackling – Lifting Tackling after he was red carded by the referee Steve Walsh during the recent match.
Nonu has been suspended from all forms of the game for a period of three weeks from 29 June 2013 up to and including 21 July 2013.
The incident occurred in the 58th minute of the match between the Highlanders and Crusaders.