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Lima quits Samoa

 Jan 07,2014
Written by: SARugby.com Editor
 

Brian Lima has resigned from his role as coach of the Samoan national side after being charged with domestic violence.

Lima's ex-wife, Lemalu Sina Retzlaff, published an image of her bruised and cut face after the alleged assault by Lima last month.

Lima has now sent a letter to the chairman of the Samoa Rugby Union and to Samoa Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa'ilele confirming his resignation from "all active roles", according to <i>The Samoa Observer</i>.

The former Samoa centre is due in court next week to face allegations of  causing actual bodily harm and being armed with a dangerous weapon.

Lima played in five Rugby World Cups and won 64 caps for Samoa between 1990-2007. He was induceted into the IRB's Hall of Fame in 2011.

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