Rugby

Ex-All Black awarded €114k in sacking damages

2016-12-20 20:00
Piri Weepu (Getty)

Lyon - The All Blacks' 2011 world champion Piri Weepu was on Tuesday awarded €114 000 in damages by a court over his sacking by French rugby side Oyonnax.

The second division outfit ended the scrumhalf's contract in January, just six months into a two-year deal after an alleged bust-up with the club's coach.

The 33-year-old player, capped 71 times and now playing for Narbonne, had been seeking €500 000 from Oyonnax who were demoted from the Top 14 last season.

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