'Where's your #SamoaUnited now?' Jerome Kaino responds to Fuimaono-Sapolu's 'coward' comment

Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu and Jerome Kaino. Source: 1 NEWS

Former Samoan international rugby player Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu has once again slammed World Rugby for its treatment of Tier 2 nations at the Rugby World Cup.

An irate Fuimaono-Sapolu took to Twitter to express his disapproval of a one-week suspension handed out to Ireland's Sean O'Brien for intentionally punching France's Pascal Pape during their Pool D clash at the weekend. 

That followed the non-citing of Australian David Pocock who appeared to knee a Welshman in the chest. 

With the game only two minutes old, Samoan winger Alesana Tuilagi had this little obstacle to get over. Source: 1 NEWS

Fuimaono-Sapolu, 34,  labelled World Rugby's judiciary system a 'joke' and pointed out that Samoa winger Alesana Tuilagi was initially given a five-week ban for 'striking' Japan's Harumichi Tatekawa with his knee while being tackled. The ban was later reduced to two weeks. 

"If you still think World Rugby is fair, go kill yourself," Fuimaono-Sapolu tweeted.

"Deliberate punch. 1 week. Deliberate knee. 0 weeks. Deliberate running. 5 weeks. @worldrugby you absolute f****** joke."

And he didn't stop there. Fuimaono-Sapolu later called out Tier 1 players 'especially Samoans' for not speaking out against the perceived injustices. 

"Coward tier1 players who dont say s***. Especially you Samoan players. Wheres your #SamoaUnited now? Where are you? Helloo? You there? U**."

All Blacks support Samoa United campaign Source: 1 NEWS

The hashtag #SamoaUnited was championed by the likes of All Blacks flanker Jerome Kaino during a campaign which led to New Zealand playing its first ever Test in Samoa in July. 

Ironically, Kaino appears to have taken exception to Fuimaono-Sapolu's latest comments and responded with the following tweet:

In 2011, Fuimaono-Sapolu called World Rugby "muppets" for charging him over Twitter attacks he made on the board and a referee. 

His comments came days after being warned for a Twitter post linking the RWC scheduling to slavery, the holocaust and apartheid.

The IRB brought a misconduct charge against Fuimaono-Sapolu after he called referee Nigel Owens a "racist, biased prick" in the wake of Samoa's 13-5 loss to South Africa.

He was ostracised by the Samoa Rugby Union and never played international rugby again.