6 Oct 2011

Fined Samoan rugby player's mouthguard to be auctioned

8:03 am on 6 October 2011

The mouthguard that resulted in a 10-thousand dollar fine for a Samoan rugby player will be auctioned on TradeMe.

Alesana Tuilagi was fined by Rugby World Cup officials for wearing a sponsored mouthguard.

The Samoa boxing promoter Pa'u Fereti Puni, says the proceeds of the auction, which includes Alesana Tuilagi's boots, will go towards boxing in the region.