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Melbourne Rebels’ Amanaki Mafi Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting Teammate

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 03: Amanaki Mafi gets tackled by teammates during a Melbourne Rebels Super Rugby training session at Gosch's Paddock on July 3, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Melbourne Rebels forward Amanaki Mafi was arrested and faces assault charges after an altercation with teammate Lopeti Timani in New Zealand, Rugby Australia said on Sunday. The brawl followed the Rebels’ 43-37 Super Rugby loss to the Otago Highlanders in Dunedin on Saturday. RA said in a statement: “Rugby Australia and the Melbourne Rebels are aware of an incident involving …

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Five Players To Watch In This Year’s Super Rugby Season

TOKYO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 05: Amanaki Lelei Mafi #8 of Japan runs with the ball during the international friendly match between Japan and Argentina at Prince Chichibu Stadium on November 5, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Koki Nagahama/Getty Images)

The return of Super Rugby to our screens means there’s rugby on tap morning noon and night. Here in the northern hemisphere, we’ve emerged from the gloom of Winter. Spring is here and brings with it Super Rugby which has some of the most exciting players and brands of rugby on show in the world. If you can commit to some …

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Aviva Premiership 2016-2017 Preview: Bath

Believe it or not, the Premiership clubs are back in their pre-season training programmes despite the English season only finishing at the end of May. The clubs’ pre-season fixtures will soon be upon us and before we know it the season will be well under way again. Therefore we take a look at each club and predict how they will …

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Welsh International Second Row Joins Japanese Side Toyota Verblitz

Harlequins v Bath Rugby - Aviva Premiership

Having turned down a move to the Cardiff Blues, Dominic Day is off to Japan. Wales lock, Dominic Day, will join Japanese side, Toyota Verblitz, after turning down contract offers from the Cardiff Blues and Bath. The three times capped Welsh international will join the Top League side once his current contract with Bath expires next month. While his loss will …

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Japan World Cup Star Pens Deal With Bath

Bath have today announced the signing of Japan Rugby World Cup star Amanaki Mafi. The 25-year-old will join the English club at the end of January from Japanese Top League side Shining Arcs on a contract which will last until the end of this season. The Tonga native was part of this year’s standout Japan squad, who shocked the world by beating South …

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Video: Japan’s Opening Try Against Scotland In The Rugby World Cup

Scotland raced into a six point lead against Japan, conquerers of South Africa, in today’s early Rugby World Cup match. However, as they showed against the Springboks, Japan aren’t a side who lie down easily, and fought back with a well worked maul, finished off by Amanaki Mafi. Following the heroics of Saturday evening, the world is behind this Japan outfit, who …

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