Nelson Asofa-Solomona will miss New Zealands Test matches against Great Britain as punishment for his involvement in a brawl in Bali.
The National Rugby League (NRL) has awarded the 6ft 7in, 18st Melbourne Storm Publish a three-match ban after the episode which went viral about social media.
The 23-year-old will miss the Kiwis game against Australia in Wollongong Friday as well as the 2 matches against the Lions in Christchurch and Auckland.
He was also issued with a suspended A$15,000 (Number 8,000) nice.
A statement from the NRL stated:The sanctions take into consideration evidence which revealed a degree of provocation led to the incident, Asofa-Solomonas co-operation with the NRL investigation along with the guilt hes shown.
All clubs were advised before the beginning of the off-season that serious penalties would be imposed for several off-field incidents.
The NRL anticipates exemplary behavior from all players and any participant who falls short of that standard is going to be sanctioned.