Rugby

Ex Australian prop Ma'afu faces prison

2015-09-08 17:30
Salesi Ma'afu (Getty Images)

Marseille - Former Australian international prop Salesi Ma'afu faces jail after French prosecutors on Tuesday requested an eight-month prison sentence and a €1 500 fine for an alleged assault.

The 32-year-old Toulon player, capped 14 times, is believed to have been involved in a heated argument over a parking place on August 16 and to have hit someone who attempted to intervene.

Ma'afu has not sparkled in pre-season friendlies since he joined the three-time European champions from English side Northampton, and only came on for the last half hour of the opening day defeat to Racing-Metro.

The case was adjourned until November 10.

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