The Dominion Post

Wigan forward banned


Wigan Warriors forward Tony Clubb has been banned for eight games for racist abuse of New Zealand-born Super League forward Andre Savelio. Former England internatio­nal Clubb was cited after Savelio, who plays for Hull FC, reported the abuse to the match referee in Wigan’s 16-14 win last Friday. Savelio, who was born in Lower Hutt but moved to England as a one-year-old when his father Lokeni took up a Super League contract – said immediatel­y after the game that he wanted the incident dealt with.

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