11 Jul 2011

Samoa rugby great assaulted

3:28 pm on 11 July 2011

A former Manu Samoa player and his brother have been charged for allegedly attacking rugby legend Muliagatele Brian Lima.

The Samoa Observer reports that Anitele'a Tuilagi and his brother, Vavae Tuilagi were arrested and charged with the alleged assault of Muliagatele last thursday night.

Muliagatele is reportedly nursing a split lip and minor scratches from the incident at Vaitele.

Police have declined to give details about what led to the alleged assault, saying it's a personal matter.

The Tuilagi brothers, who were intoxicated, were held in police custody on the thursday night.