Cape Town – Amanaki Mafi has been suspended by the Japan Top League
side NTT Communications Shining Arcs until a verdict is reached in his
Mafi faces charges of assault for attacking Rebels team-mate
Lopeti Timani after the Melbourne side’s 43-37 defeat to the
Highlanders in Dunedin.
Timani is alleged to have made a derogatory comment about a member of
Both players were fined A$15 000 each.
Mafi is currently out on bail in Japan and was unable to attend Thursday’s hearing in Dunedin District Court.