Lima quits Samoa
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.