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Rugby Player: I Doubt and Deportation Order

rugby player: Though Vikilani has spent almost his entire life in Canada, having moved from Tonga with his family when he was three, he never applied for citizenship, according to CTV. The judge credited the former rugby player, who was once on Team Canada's radar, for showing remorse, and accepted the defence's argument that the crime was an alcohol-fueled mistake. Prosecutors had argued Taitusi Vikilani should be put away for four years, a sentence that would have prevented the young immigrant from appealing a potential deportation order. Alcohol changed his character that night, but he hasn't had a drink since and I doubt very much he'll ever have a drink again, Vikilani's lawyer Patrick Beirne said outside court. That was of little consolation to the family of the victim, James Enright, who was just 27 years old when he was killed. On top of his prison term of six months minus a day, Vikilani was also given three years' probation. ( As reported in the news.