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Pulu cops ban for dangerous tackle

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 1/10/2016

Counties Manukau halfback Augustine Pulu has been banned for a week for a dangerous tackle in their loss to Tasman.

Pulu was cited for a swinging arm tackle on midfielder David Havili in the 12th minute of the game, won 15-10 by Tasman on Thursday.

The 26-year-old will miss Counties Manukau's match against Otago on Saturday.

Pulu was yellow carded in the match for punching and was also warned by the citing commissioner for another dangerous tackle on Alex Ainley.

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