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Sunday Mar 28, 2021

WATCH: French scrum half gets All Blacks great Nonu sent off in Top 14

All Blacks legend Ma’a Nonu was shown a straight red card for lashing out at Lyon scrum half Jean-Marc Doussain during a Top 14 game on Saturday.

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The Lyon scrum half dropped his shoulder into Nonu as the Toulon centre ran past him in the first half, which instigated a naughty forearm from Nonu to the face of Doussain.

Doussain then milked it by falling to his knees holding his face in front of the referee which led to a straight red for Nonu, while the scrum half was also shown yellow for instigating the situation at Matmut Stadium.

Toulon therefore had to play more than half the game with a man fewer, leading to a dominant 54-16 win for Lyon.

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Nonu, 38, earned 103 cps for the All Blacks over a 12-year period and is widely regarded as one of the greatest centres to ever play the game.

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