Con­nacht won’t be sign­ing Va­si­teri

Irish Examiner - Sport - - RUGBY -

Con­nacht con­firmed yes­ter­day that they will not be com­plet­ing the sign­ing of Fi­jian cen­tre Eroni Va­si­teri.

The 28-year-old was handed a nine-week ban for eye goug­ing and as a re­sult the prov­ince have de­cided against sign­ing the back on a short-term con­tract and are look­ing else­where for a re­place- ment.“due to a re­cent sus­pen­sion Va­si­teri would not have been in a po­si­tion to pro­ceed with the move un­til later in the sea­son,” said a Con­nacht state­ment. “Con­nacht Rugby wishes Eroni Va­si­teri ev­ery suc­cess in his fu­ture ca­reer and hope to make an an­nounce­ment on an al­ter­na­tive sign­ing shortly.”

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