Mealamu bottling mars Blues win
March 11, 2012
Keven Mealamu prepares to pass against the Bulls © Getty Images
A Bulls fan has been accused of hitting Blues skipper Keven Mealamu with a bottle following the visitors' 29-23 Super Rugby victory at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday..
The Auckland-based side picked up their first win of the season in Pretoria thanks to a superb display by fly-half Gareth Anscombe, who finished with all 29 of his side's points.
Post-match, Blues coach Pat Lam confirmed there had been an incident involving Mealamu, who has won 92 caps for the All Blacks, before a fan was detained by security.
"Kevvie is obviously a bit annoyed that it happened but the most important thing is that he's OK now," Lam said. "They've got it all on footage so I'd say that guy is in a lot of trouble.
"The police are involved and have him so it's going through their processes. They'll go through that and we'll just move on to Cape Town, the good thing is Kevvie is OK."
The Blues may have to tackle the Stormers without All Black Rene Ranger after the winger was cited for a challenge on Bjorn Basson late in the game. Ranger dived on the Bulls wing while Basson was in the act of scoring, earning yellow and white cards - for later review - from referee Steve Walsh.
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