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Red card for former Blues fullback Melani Nanai as English rugby resumes

A sending off and a penalty try highlighted the first round of rugby in England since March.

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Former Blues fullback Melani Nanai was sent off in the Worcester Warriors derby defeat to Gloucester while Pat Lams Bristol beat champions Saracens with a late penalty try as the English Rugby Premiership restarted following a Covid-19-related hiatus.
Pat Lam pleased with Bristol victory as English rugby resumes.
Nanai got his marching orders for a no-arms tackle on Gloucesters England wing Jonny May in the 18th minute at Worcester’s Sixways Stadium on Saturday (Sunday NZ time).
May in his f…

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